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County Extension Director

Photo of Karen NeillKaren NeillCounty Extension Director & Extension Agent, Agriculture - Urban Horticulture (336) 641-2400 (Office) karen_neill@ncsu.eduGuilford County

4-H Youth Development

Photo of Peggie Lewis JoycePeggie Lewis JoyceExtension Agent, 4-H Youth Development (336) 641-2400 (Office) peggie_lewis@ncsu.eduGuilford CountyPhoto of Sadie PayneSadie PayneExtension Agent, 4-H Youth Development (336) 641-2400 (Office) sadie_payne@ncsu.eduGuilford County

Agriculture and Natural Resources

Photo of Hanna SmithHanna SmithExtension Agent, Agriculture - Horticulture (336) 641-2407 hanna_smith@ncsu.eduGuilford CountyPhoto of Quina Weber-ShirkQuina Weber-ShirkExtension Agent, Agriculture - Community and School Gardens (336) 641-2427 jjwebers@ncsu.eduGuilford CountyPhoto of Anna-Beth WilliamsAnna-Beth WilliamsExtension Agent, Agriculture (336) 641-2400 (Office) anna-beth_williams@ncsu.eduGuilford County

Family and Consumer Sciences

Photo of Shameca BattleShameca BattleExtension Agent, Family and Consumer Sciences (336) 641-2415 shameca_battle@ncsu.eduGuilford CountyJordan Jefferies-JamesEFNEP Youth Educator (336) 641-2422 jjeffer3@ncsu.eduGuilford CountyPhoto of Barbara StrongBarbara StrongFamily Education Program Associate (336) 641-2430 barbara_strong@ncsu.eduGuilford CountyJustina VaughanEFNEP Adult Educator (336) 641-2400 (Office) justina_vaughan@ncsu.eduGuilford CountyPhoto of Vince Webb, Jr.Vince Webb, Jr.Extension Agent, Family and Consumer Sciences (336) 641-2400 (Office) vince_webb@ncsu.eduGuilford County

Support

Photo of Deb FullerDeb FullerCounty Extension Administrative Assistant (336) 641-2433 debra_fuller@ncsu.eduGuilford CountyPhoto of Mignon SheppardMignon SheppardCounty Extension Support Specialist (336) 641-2421 mignon_sheppard@ncsu.eduGuilford CountyPhoto of Lauren TaubertLauren TaubertCounty Extension Support Specialist (336) 641-2400 (Office) lauren_taubert@ncsu.eduGuilford County

Other

Photo of Crystal MercerCrystal MercerExtension Master Gardener Volunteer Coordinator (336) 641-2414 crystal_mercer@ncsu.eduGuilford County

Area Specialized Agents

These agents specialize in specific areas of agriculture and natural resource management and serve many counties. While their knowledge and expertise is available to residents of Guilford County Center, they may not be present in the Guilford County Center. Please contact the Guilford County Center for assistance and initial consultation.

Photo of Lisa BenaventeLisa BenaventeRegional Nutrition Extension Associate - Urban Programming, EFNEP & SNAP-Ed Serves 5 CountiesBased out of Orange(919) 515-3888 lisa_benavente@ncsu.eduOrange County Photo of Daniel CampeauDaniel CampeauArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Poultry Serves 19 CountiesBased out of Chatham(919) 542-8202 (Office) dan_campeau@ncsu.eduChatham County Photo of Marti DayMarti DayArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Dairy Serves 25 CountiesBased out of Chatham(919) 542-8202 (Office) marti_day@ncsu.eduChatham County Photo of Erin EureErin EureArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Commercial Fruits & Vegetables Serves 35 CountiesBased out of Gates(252) 357-1400 (Office) erin_eure@ncsu.eduGates County Photo of Marissa HerchlerMarissa 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 Photo of Stacey JonesStacey JonesArea Specialized Agent, Commercial Nursery and Greenhouse Serves 28 CountiesBased out of Cabarrus(704) 920-3310 (Office) stacey_jones@ncsu.eduCabarrus County Photo of Bill LordBill LordArea Specialized Agent, Water Resources Serves 100 Counties and EBCIBased out of Franklin(919) 496-3344 (Office) william_lord@ncsu.eduFranklin County Photo of Rachel McDowellRachel McDowellArea Specialized Agent, Consumer & Retail Food Safety Serves 34 CountiesBased out of Agricultural and Human Sciences(919) 515-9155 romcdowe@ncsu.eduAgricultural and Human Sciences Photo of Currey NoblesCurrey NoblesArea Specialized Agent, Food Safety Serves 49 Counties and EBCIBased out of Food, Bioprocessing and Nutrition Science(919) 515-9520 canobles@ncsu.eduFood, Bioprocessing and Nutrition Science Photo of Elena RogersElena RogersArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Food Safety - Fresh Produce Western NC Serves 49 Counties and EBCIBased out of Horticultural Science(828) 352-2519 elena_rogers@ncsu.eduHorticultural Science Photo of Mitch WoodwardMitch WoodwardArea Specialized Agent, Watersheds and Water Quality Serves 100 Counties and EBCIBased out of Wake(919) 250-1112 mdwoodwa@ncsu.eduWake County