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Meet Our Staff

County Extension Director

Natalie Wayne, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionNatalie WayneCounty Extension Director, Hyde and Tyrrell Call Natalie E-mail Natalie Hyde County Center

4-H Youth Development

Lee Brimmage, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionLee Brimmage, Jr.Extension Agent, 4-H Youth Development Call Lee E-mail Lee Hyde County Center

Agriculture and Natural Resources

Gene Fox, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionGene FoxArea Agent, Agriculture - Consumer Horticulture Call Gene E-mail Gene Beaufort County CenterAndrea Gibbs, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionAndrea GibbsExtension Agent, Agriculture - Field Crops Call Andrea E-mail Andrea Hyde County Center

Family and Consumer Sciences

CatieJo Black, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionCatieJo BlackExtension Agent - Family and Consumer Sciences Call CatieJo E-mail CatieJo Hyde County Center

Support

Connie Burleson, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionConnie BurlesonCounty Extension Administrative Assistant Call Connie E-mail Connie Hyde County Center

Other

Mary Mann E-mail Mary Hyde 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 Hyde County Center, they may not be present in the Hyde County Center. Please contact the Hyde County Center for assistance and initial consultation.

Candice Christian, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionCandice ChristianArea Specialized Agent, Consumer and Retail Food Safety Serves 33 CountiesBased out of Agricultural & Human SciencesCall Candice E-mail Candice 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 Serves 100 Counties and EBCIBased out of Poultry ScienceCall Marissa E-mail Marissa Poultry Science 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 Margaret Ross, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionMargaret RossArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Poultry Serves 32 CountiesBased out of JonesCall Margaret E-mail Margaret Jones 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 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