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Meet Our Staff

County Extension Director

Norman Harrell, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionNorman HarrellCounty Extension Director - Agriculture, Field Crops Call Norman Email Norman Wilson County Center

4-H Youth Development

Kenyatta Dixon, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionKenyatta DixonExtension Agent, 4-H Youth Development Call Kenyatta Email Kenyatta Wilson County CenterJoy Gardner, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionJoy Gardner4-H Program Assistant, 4-H Youth Development Call Joy Email Joy Wilson County CenterJessica Manning, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionJessica ManningExtension Agent, 4-H Youth Development Call Jessica Email Jessica Wilson County Center

Administration

Pam Beaman, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionPam BeamanCounty Extension Administrative Assistant, Agriculture Call Pam Email Pam Wilson County Center

Agriculture and Natural Resources

Tommy Batts, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionTommy BattsExtension Agent, Agriculture - Commercial Horticulture, Pesticide Coordinator Call Tommy Email Tommy Wilson County CenterCyndi Lauderdale, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionCyndi LauderdaleExtension Agent, Agriculture - Commercial Ornamental and Consumer Horticulture Call Cyndi Email Cyndi Wilson County CenterMichelle B. Rains, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionMichelle B. RainsCounty Operations Support Specialist, Agriculture and 4-H Call Michelle B. Email Michelle B. Wilson County CenterRoberto Rosales, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionRoberto RosalesFarm Workers Health and Safety Educator - Farm Safety Call Roberto Email Roberto Wilson County Center

Family and Consumer Sciences

Taylor Cabaniss, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionTaylor CabanissExtension Agent, Family and Consumer Sciences Call Taylor Email Taylor Wilson 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 Wilson County Center, they may not be present in the Wilson County Center. Please contact the Wilson 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 Mike Frinsko, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionMike FrinskoArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Aquaculture Serves 18 CountiesBased out of JonesCall Mike Email Mike Jones 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 Alyssa Spence, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionAlyssa SpenceArea Specialized Agent, Agromedicine, Farm Health & Safety Serves 18 CountiesBased out of LenoirCall Alyssa Email Alyssa Lenoir County Center Wesley Stallings, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionWesley StallingsArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture- Grain Crops Serves 17 CountiesBased out of OnslowCall Wesley Email Wesley Onslow 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