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Meet Our Staff

County Extension Director

Tanya Heath, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionTanya HeathCounty Extension Director & Extension Agent, 4-H Youth Development Call Tanya E-mail Tanya Edgecombe County Center

4-H Youth Development

Melissa Mabie, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionMelissa Mabie4-H Program Assistant, 4-H Youth Development Call Melissa E-mail Melissa Edgecombe County CenterYvonne Murphy, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionYvonne MurphyHealth Matters Associate Call Yvonne E-mail Yvonne Edgecombe County Center

Agriculture and Natural Resources

Kelsey Lichtenwalner, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionKelsey LichtenwalnerExtension Agent, Agriculture - Livestock Call Kelsey E-mail Kelsey Edgecombe County CenterMitch Smith, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionMitch SmithExtension Agent, Agriculture Call Mitch E-mail Mitch Edgecombe County CenterSpencer Thomas, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionSpencer ThomasExtension Agent, Agriculture - Horticulture, Beekeeping and Forestry Call Spencer E-mail Spencer Edgecombe County Center

Community Development

Shoneca Kent, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionShoneca KentExtension Agent, Community and Rural Development Call Shoneca E-mail Shoneca Edgecombe County Center

Family and Consumer Sciences

Natema Drummond, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionNatema DrummondEFNEP Nutrition Program Assistant, Adult and Youth Call Natema E-mail Natema Edgecombe County CenterRegina Moseley, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionRegina MoseleyArea Agent, Family and Consumer Sciences Call Regina E-mail Regina Nash County Center

Support

Gloria Morning, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionGloria MorningCounty Extension Administrative Assistant Call Gloria E-mail Gloria Edgecombe 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 Edgecombe County Center, they may not be present in the Edgecombe County Center. Please contact the Edgecombe County Center for assistance and initial consultation.

Jonas Asbill, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionJonas AsbillArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Poultry Serves 20 CountiesBased out of RandolphCall Jonas E-mail Jonas Randolph County Center Susan Chase, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionSusan ChaseRegional Nutrition Extension Associate - Northeast EFNEP and SNAP-Ed Serves 10 CountiesBased out of Agricultural & Human SciencesCall Susan E-mail Susan Agricultural & Human Sciences 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 Erin Eure, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionErin EureArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Commercial Fruits and Vegetables Serves 35 CountiesBased out of GatesCall Erin E-mail Erin Gates County Center Steve Gabel, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionSteve GabelArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Aquaculture Serves 22 CountiesBased out of ChowanCall Steve E-mail Steve Chowan 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 Colby Lambert, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionColby LambertArea Specialized Agent, Forestry Serves 32 CountiesBased out of HarnettCall Colby E-mail Colby Harnett County Center Danny Lauderdale, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionDanny LauderdaleArea Specialized Agent, Ornamental Nursery and Greenhouse, Eastern Region Serves 44 CountiesBased out of WilsonCall Danny E-mail Danny Wilson County Center Lori McBryde, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionLori McBrydeArea 4-H Agent, East Region Serves 34 CountiesBased out of JohnstonCall Lori E-mail Lori Johnston County Center 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 Chip Simmons, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionDr. Chip Simmons, IIIArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Food Safety Serves 51 CountiesBased out of Horticultural ScienceCall Dr. Chip E-mail Dr. Chip 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 Scott Tilley, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionScott TilleyArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Grain Serves 24 CountiesBased out of WashingtonCall Scott E-mail Scott Washington 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