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County Extension Director

Lloyd Singleton, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionLloyd SingletonCounty Extension Director, Commercial Horticulture - Landscape (910) 798-7666 losingle@ncsu.eduNew Hanover County Center

4-H Youth Development

Haylee Allen, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionHaylee AllenProgram Assistant, Empowering Youth and Families Program (910) 253-2610 (Office) hballen2@ncsu.eduAgricultural & Human SciencesJ. Scott Enroughty, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionJ. Scott EnroughtyExtension Agent, 4-H Youth Development (910) 798-7660 (Office) scott_enroughty@ncsu.eduNew Hanover County Center

Administration

Marge Porrazzo, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionMarge PorrazzoReceptionist, N.C. Cooperative Extension, New Hanover County (910) 798-7660 (Office) marge_porrazzo@ncsu.eduNew Hanover County Center

Agriculture and Natural Resources

Susan Brown, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionSusan BrownExtension Agent, Consumer Horticulture (910) 798-7674 susan_brown@ncsu.eduNew Hanover County CenterDanyce Dicks, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionDanyce DicksCounty Extension Support Specialist - Consumer Horticulture, Pesticide Education (910) 798-7662 danyce_dicks@ncsu.eduNew Hanover County CenterHeather Kelejian, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionHeather KelejianExtension Agent, Agriculture - Therapeutic Horticulture (910) 798-7682 heather_kelejian@ncsu.eduNew Hanover County CenterMarianne Schroeder, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionMarianne SchroederCounty Extension Support Specialist - Horticulture, Consumer Horticulture (910) 798-7667 mmschroe@ncsu.eduNew Hanover County Center

Community Development

Angela Pearsall, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionAngela PearsallHorticulture Program Assistant (910) 798-7670 apearsa@ncsu.eduNew Hanover County Center

Support

Roben Jarrett, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionRoben JarrettCounty Extension Administrative Assistant, Agriculture - Commercial Horticulture (910) 798-7671 roben_jarrett@ncsu.eduNew Hanover County Center

Other

Amy Mead, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionAmy MeadProgram Associate, Volunteer Coordinator (910) 798-7660 (Office) afmead@ncsu.eduNew Hanover County Center

Regional Positions

Area Specialized Agents specialize in specific areas of agriculture and natural resource management and serve many counties. Area 4-H Agents provide support to county based 4-H programs. While their knowledge and expertise is available to residents of New Hanover County Center, they may not be present in the New Hanover County Center. Please contact the New Hanover County Center for assistance and initial consultation.

Breyana Davis, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionBreyana DavisSNAP-Ed Steps to Health, Nutrition Educator Serves 2 CountiesBased out of Agricultural & Human Sciencesbddavis5@ncsu.eduAgricultural & Human Sciences Marti Day, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionMarti DayArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Dairy Serves 100 Counties and EBCIBased out of Orange(919) 542-8202 marti_day@ncsu.eduOrange County Center Mike Frinsko, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionMike FrinskoArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Aquaculture Serves 18 CountiesBased out of Jones(252) 448-9621 (Office) mofrinsk@ncsu.eduJones County Center Marissa Herchler, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionMarissa HerchlerArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Animal Food Safety (FSMA Programs) Serves 100 Counties and EBCIBased out of Poultry Science(919) 515-5396 marissa_herchler@ncsu.eduPoultry Science Lynette Johnston, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionDr. Lynette JohnstonArea Specialized Agent, Food Safety Serves 50 CountiesBased out of Food, Bioprocessing & Nutrition Sciences(919) 515-0303 lynette_johnston@ncsu.eduFood, Bioprocessing & Nutrition Sciences Colby Lambert, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionColby LambertArea Specialized Agent, Forestry Serves 32 CountiesBased out of Harnett(910) 814-6041 colby_lambert@ncsu.eduHarnett County Center Danny Lauderdale, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionDanny LauderdaleArea Specialized Agent, Ornamental Nursery and Greenhouse, Eastern Region Serves 44 CountiesBased out of Wilson(252) 237-0111 (Office) danny_lauderdale@ncsu.eduWilson County Center Lori McBryde, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionLori McBrydeArea 4-H Agent, East Region Serves 34 CountiesBased out of Johnston(919) 989-5380 (Office) lori_mcbryde@ncsu.eduJohnston County Center Stephanie McDonald-Murray, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionStephanie McDonald-MurrayRegional Nutrition Extension Associate - Southeast EFNEP and SNAP-Ed Serves 11 CountiesBased out of Agricultural & Human Sciences(910) 296-2143 (Office) stephanie_mcdonald@ncsu.eduAgricultural & Human Sciences Diana Rashash, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionDr. Diana RashashArea Specialized Agent, Water Quality / Waste Management Serves 18 CountiesBased out of Onslow(910) 455-5873 (Office) diana_rashash@ncsu.eduOnslow County Center Ashley Robbins, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionAshley RobbinsArea Specialized Agent - Dairy Serves 100 Counties and EBCIBased out of Chatham(919) 542-8203 ashley_robbins@ncsu.eduChatham County Center Margaret Ross, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionMargaret RossArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Poultry Serves 32 CountiesBased out of Jones(252) 670-8254 margaret_ross@ncsu.eduJones County Center Chip Simmons, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionDr. Chip Simmons, IIIArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Food Safety Serves 51 CountiesBased out of Horticultural Science(919) 414-5632 odsimmon@ncsu.eduHorticultural Science Alyssa Spence, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionAlyssa SpenceArea Specialized Agent, Agromedicine, Farm Health & Safety Serves 18 CountiesBased out of Lenoir(252) 527-2191 (Office) arramsey@ncsu.eduLenoir County Center Wesley Stallings, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionWesley StallingsArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture- Grain Crops Serves 17 CountiesBased out of Onslow(910) 455-5873 (Office) wcstalli@ncsu.eduOnslow County Center Allan Thornton, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionAllan ThorntonArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Commercial Vegetables and Fruits Serves 26 CountiesBased out of Sampson(910) 592-7161 (Office) allan_thornton@ncsu.eduSampson County Center Mitch Woodward, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionMitch WoodwardArea Specialized Agent, Watersheds and Water Quality Serves 100 Counties and EBCIBased out of Wake(919) 414-3873 mdwoodwa@ncsu.eduWake County Center