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Meet Our Staff

County Extension Director

Chumper Walker, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionChumper WalkerCounty Extension Director Call Chumper E-mail Chumper EBCI County Center

4-H Youth Development

Sally Dixon, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionSally DixonExtension Agent, 4-H Youth Development Call Sally E-mail Sally EBCI County Center

Agriculture and Natural Resources

Benjamin Collette, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionBenjamin ColletteExtension Agent, Agriculture Call Benjamin E-mail Benjamin EBCI County CenterAdam Griffith, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionAdam GriffithArea Agent, CRD Call Adam E-mail Adam EBCI County Center

Family and Consumer Sciences

Janet Owle, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionJanet OwleExtension Agent, Family and Consumer Sciences Call Janet E-mail Janet EBCI County Center

Support

Tracie Edwards, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionTracie EdwardsCounty Extension Administrative Assistant - COSS Call Tracie E-mail Tracie EBCI 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 EBCI Center, they may not be present in the EBCI Center. Please contact the EBCI Center for assistance and initial consultation.

Marti Day, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionMarti DayArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Dairy Serves 100 Counties and EBCIBased out of OrangeCall Marti E-mail Marti Orange County Center April Dillon, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionApril DillonArea Extension Agent, 4-H Youth Development Serves 30 Counties and EBCIBased out of ClevelandCall April E-mail April Cleveland County Center Lauren Greene, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionLauren GreeneArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Poultry Serves 31 Counties and EBCIBased out of WilkesCall Lauren E-mail Lauren Wilkes 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 ScienceCall Marissa E-mail Marissa Poultry Science Ashley Robbins, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionAshley RobbinsArea Specialized Agent - Dairy Serves 100 Counties and EBCIBased out of ChathamCall Ashley E-mail Ashley Chatham County Center Elena Rogers, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionElena RogersArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Food Safety - Fresh Produce Western NC Serves 49 Counties and EBCIBased out of Horticultural ScienceCall Elena E-mail Elena Horticultural Science Debbie Stroud, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionDebbie StroudArea Specialized Agent, Consumer and Retail Food Safety Serves 33 Counties and EBCIBased out of Agricultural & Human SciencesCall Debbie E-mail Debbie Agricultural & Human Sciences Skip Thompson, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionSkip ThompsonArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Aquaculture Serves 13 Counties and EBCIBased out of HaywoodCall Skip E-mail Skip Haywood County Center Mitch Woodward, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionMitch WoodwardArea Specialized Agent, Watersheds and Water Quality Serves 100 Counties and EBCIBased out of WakeCall Mitch E-mail Mitch Wake County Center