NC Cooperative Extension

Meet Our Staff

County Extension Director

Photo of Walter EarleWalter EarleCounty Extension Director (252) 237-0111 walter_earle@ncsu.eduWilson County

4-H Youth Development

Photo of Jessica HarrisJessica HarrisExtension Agent, 4-H Youth Development (252) 237-0111 jessica_harris@ncsu.eduWilson CountyKenyatta LanierExtension Agent, 4-H Youth Development (252) 237-0111 kenyatta_lanier@ncsu.eduWilson County

Agriculture and Natural Resources

Photo of Norman Harrell, Jr.Norman Harrell, Jr.Extension Agent, Agriculture (252) 237-0111 norman_harrell@ncsu.eduWilson CountyPhoto of Cyndi LauderdaleCyndi LauderdaleExtension Agent, Agriculture, Commercial Ornamental and Consumer Horticulture (252) 237-0113 cynthia_lauderdale@ncsu.eduWilson CountyPhoto of Billy LittleBilly LittleExtension Agent, Agriculture (252) 237-0111 billy_little@ncsu.eduWilson County

Family and Consumer Sciences

Photo of Debbie StroudDebbie StroudExtension Agent, Family and Consumer Sciences (919) 989-5380 (Office) debra_stroud@ncsu.eduJohnston County


Photo of Connie BaileyConnie BaileyCounty Extension Administrative Assistant (252) 237-0111 (Office) connie_bailey@ncsu.eduWilson CountySue NicholsCounty Extension Support Specialist (252) 237-0113 sue_nichols@ncsu.eduWilson County


Terri GodwinCounty Extension Secretary, 4-H Youth Development (252) 237-0111 (Office) terri_godwin@ncsu.eduWilson CountyJoy Harrell4-H Program Assistant, 4-H Youth Development (252) 237-0111 (Office) joy_harrell@ncsu.eduWilson County

Area Specialized Agents

These agents specialize in specific areas of agriculture and natural resource management and serve many counties. 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.

Photo of Erin EureErin EureArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Commercial Fruits & Vegetables Serves 35 CountiesBased out of Gates County(252) 357-1400 erin_eure@ncsu.eduGates County Photo of Mike FrinskoMike FrinskoArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Aquaculture Serves 18 CountiesBased out of Jones County(252) 448-9621 mike_frinsko@ncsu.eduJones County Photo of Colby LambertColby LambertArea Specialized Agent, Forestry Serves 32 CountiesBased out of Harnett County(910) 814-6041 colby_lambert@ncsu.eduHarnett County Photo of Danny LauderdaleDanny LauderdaleArea Specialized Agent - Nursery and Greenhouse, Eastern Region Serves 44 CountiesBased out of Wilson County(252) 237-0111 danny_lauderdale@ncsu.eduWilson County Photo of Dr. Diana RashashDr. Diana RashashArea Specialized Agent - Water Quality / Waste Management Serves 18 CountiesBased out of Onslow County(910) 455-5873 diana_rashash@ncsu.eduOnslow County Photo of Margaret RossMargaret RossArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Poultry Serves 40 CountiesBased out of Jones County(252) 670-8254 margaret_ross@ncsu.eduJones County