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Meet Our Staff

County Extension Director

Charissa Puryear, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionCharissa PuryearCounty Extension Director Call Charissa Email Charissa Granville County Center

4-H Youth Development

Catherine Crowder, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionCatherine Crowder4-H Program Assistant Call Catherine Email Catherine Granville County CenterLina Howe, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionLina HoweExtension Agent, 4-H Youth Development Call Lina Email Lina Granville County Center

Agriculture and Natural Resources

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

Family and Consumer Sciences

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

Support

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

Other

Tiana Jones, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionTiana JonesProgram Coordinator, 4-H Youth Development - Teen Court & Community Service Call Tiana Email Tiana Granville County CenterLatonia OakleyProgram Assistant, UnRappin' the Gift / He Matters Call Latonia Email 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 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 Peggie Lewis Joyce, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionPeggie Lewis JoyceArea 4-H Agent - Central Region Serves 36 CountiesBased out of DavidsonCall Peggie Lewis Email 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 Email Danny Wilson County Center Paula Norris, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionPaula NorrisRegional Nutrition Extension Associate Serves 11 CountiesBased out of DurhamCall Paula Email Paula Durham 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 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 Email 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 Email Mitch Wake County Center