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Meet Our Staff

County Extension Director

Natalie Wayne, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionNatalie WayneCounty Extension Director / Community and Rural Development Call Natalie Email Natalie Hyde County Center

4-H Youth Development

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

Agriculture and Natural Resources

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

Family and Consumer Sciences

Lauren Nelson, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionLauren NelsonExtension Agent, Family Consumer Science Call Lauren Email Lauren Hyde County Center

Support

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

Other

Suzanne TorresProgram Coordinator, JCPC Call Suzanne Email Suzanne 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 ChristianExtension Associate, Home and Community Food Safety Call Candice Email Candice Serves 33 CountiesBased out of Agricultural & Human Sciences Marissa Cohen, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionMarissa CohenArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Animal Food Safety Call Marissa Email Marissa Serves 100 Counties and EBCIBased out of Prestage Poultry Science Marti Day, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionMarti DayArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Dairy Call Marti Email Marti Serves 100 Counties and EBCIBased out of Orange County Center Erin Eure, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionErin EureArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Commercial Fruits and Vegetables Call Erin Email Erin Serves 35 CountiesBased out of Gates County Center Steve Gabel, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionSteve GabelArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Aquaculture Call Steve Email Steve Serves 22 CountiesBased out of Chowan County Center Colby Lambert, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionColby LambertArea Specialized Agent, Forestry Call Colby Email Colby Serves 51 CountiesBased out of Harnett County Center Danny Lauderdale, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionDanny LauderdaleArea Specialized Agent, Ornamental Nursery and Greenhouse, Eastern Region Call Danny Email Danny Serves 44 CountiesBased out of Wilson County Center Lori McBryde, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionLori McBrydeArea Agent, 4-H Youth Development - East Region Call Lori Email Lori Serves 34 CountiesBased out of Johnston County Center Ashley Robbins, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionAshley RobbinsArea Specialized Agent - Dairy Call Ashley Email Ashley Serves 100 Counties and EBCIBased out of Chatham County Center Margaret Ross, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionMargaret RossArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Poultry Call Margaret Email Margaret Serves 32 CountiesBased out of Jones County Center Chip Simmons, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionDr. Chip Simmons, IIIArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Fresh Produce Food Safety (Eastern NC) Call Dr. Chip Email Dr. Chip Serves 51 CountiesBased out of Horticultural Science Jackie Sugg, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionJackie SuggExtension Associate, Family and Consumer Sciences - EFNEP, Steps to Health Call Jackie Email Jackie Serves 15 CountiesBased out of Agricultural & Human Sciences Mitch Woodward, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionMitch WoodwardArea Specialized Agent, Watersheds and Water Quality Call Mitch Email Mitch Serves 100 Counties and EBCIBased out of Wake County Center