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Meet Our Staff

County Extension Director

Susan Kelly, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionSusan KellyNorth Central District Extension Director Call Susan E-mail Susan District Directors

4-H Youth Development

Catherine Crowder, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionCatherine Crowder4-H Program Assistant Call Catherine E-mail Catherine Granville County CenterLina Howe, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionLina HoweExtension Agent, 4-H Youth Development Call Lina E-mail Lina Granville County CenterCharissa Puryear, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionCharissa PuryearYouth Programs Coordinator Call Charissa E-mail Charissa Granville County Center

Agriculture and Natural Resources

Johnny Coley, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionJohnny ColeyExtension Agent, Agriculture - Consumer and Commercial Horticulture Call Johnny E-mail Johnny Granville County CenterGary Cross, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionGary CrossArea Agent, Agriculture - Field Crops Call Gary E-mail Gary Granville County CenterKim Woods, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionKim WoodsArea Agent, Agriculture - Animal Science Call Kim E-mail Kim Person County Center

Family and Consumer Sciences

Jennifer Brown, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionJennifer BrownArea Agent, Family and Consumer Sciences Call Jennifer E-mail Jennifer Person County Center

Support

Gwen Rubio, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionGwen RubioCounty Extension Administrative Assistant Call Gwen E-mail Gwen Granville County Center

Other

Latonia OakleyProgram Assistant, UnRappin' the Gift / He Matters Call Latonia E-mail Latonia Granville 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 Granville County Center, they may not be present in the Granville County Center. Please contact the Granville 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 E-mail Jonas Randolph County Center 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 Marissa Herchler, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionMarissa HerchlerArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Animal Food Safety (FSMA Programs) Serves 100 Counties and EBCIBased out of Poultry ScienceCall Marissa E-mail Marissa Poultry Science Peggie Lewis Joyce, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionPeggie Lewis JoyceArea 4-H Agent - Central Region Serves 36 CountiesBased out of DavidsonCall Peggie Lewis E-mail Peggie Lewis Davidson County Center 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 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 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 Debbie Stroud, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionDebbie StroudArea Specialized Agent, Consumer and Retail Food Safety Serves 33 Counties and EBCIBased out of Agricultural & Human SciencesCall Debbie E-mail Debbie Agricultural & Human Sciences 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