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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 Email Tanya Edgecombe County Center

4-H Youth Development

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

Agriculture and Natural Resources

Kelsey Lichtenwalner, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionKelsey LichtenwalnerExtension Agent, Agriculture - Livestock Call Kelsey Email Kelsey Edgecombe County CenterMason Shaw, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionMason ShawExtension Agent, Agriculture - Field Crops Call Mason Email Mason Edgecombe County CenterSpencer Thomas, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionSpencer ThomasExtension Agent, Agriculture - Horticulture, Beekeeping and Forestry Call Spencer Email Spencer Edgecombe County Center

Community Development

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

Family and Consumer Sciences

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

Support

Gloria Morning, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionGloria MorningCounty Extension Administrative Assistant Call Gloria Email Gloria Edgecombe County Center

Other

Kim PenwellCounty Extension Support Specialist, 4-H Youth Development Call Kim Email Kim 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 Email Jonas Randolph County Center Marissa Cohen, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionMarissa CohenArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Animal Food Safety Serves 100 Counties and EBCIBased out of Poultry ScienceCall Marissa Email Marissa Poultry Science Marti Day, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionMarti DayArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Dairy Serves 100 Counties and EBCIBased out of OrangeCall Marti Email 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 Email Erin Gates County Center Steve Gabel, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionSteve GabelArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Aquaculture Serves 22 CountiesBased out of ChowanCall Steve Email Steve Chowan County Center Colby Lambert, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionColby LambertArea Specialized Agent, Forestry Serves 32 CountiesBased out of HarnettCall Colby Email 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 Email Danny Wilson County Center Lori McBryde, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionLori McBrydeArea 4-H Agent, East Region Serves 34 CountiesBased out of JohnstonCall Lori Email Lori Johnston County Center Ashley Robbins, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionAshley RobbinsArea Specialized Agent - Dairy Serves 100 Counties and EBCIBased out of ChathamCall Ashley Email 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 Email Dr. Chip Horticultural Science Scott Tilley, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionScott TilleyArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Grain Serves 24 CountiesBased out of WashingtonCall Scott Email 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 Email Mitch Wake County Center