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Meet Our Staff

County Extension Director

Photo of Colleen Church, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionColleen ChurchCounty Extension Director (336) 753-6100 (Office) colleen_church@ncsu.eduDavie County Center

4-H Youth Development

Photo of Taylor Jenkins, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionTaylor JenkinsExtension Agent, 4-H Youth Development - 4-H (336) 753-6100 (Office) tnknitte@ncsu.eduDavie County Center

Agriculture and Natural Resources

Photo of Susan Hawkins, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionSusan HawkinsExtension Agent, Agriculture - Horticulture (336) 753-6100 (Office) smhawkin@ncsu.eduDavie County CenterPhoto of Marsha McGraw, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionMarsha McGrawArea Agent, Agriculture - Field Crops (336) 753-6100 (Office) mlmcgraw@ncsu.eduDavie County CenterPhoto of Phil Rucker, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionPhil Rucker, Jr.Area Agent, Agriculture - Livestock (336) 753-6100 (Office) phil_rucker@ncsu.eduDavie County Center

Support

Photo of Lisa Crowder, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionLisa CrowderCounty Extension Support Specialist (336) 753-6100 (Office) lisa_crowder@ncsu.eduDavie County CenterPhoto of Karen Robertson, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionKaren RobertsonCounty Extension Administrative Assistant (336) 753-6100 (Office) karen_robertson@ncsu.eduDavie 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 Davie County Center, they may not be present in the Davie County Center. Please contact the Davie County Center for assistance and initial consultation.

Photo of Lauren Greene, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionLauren GreeneArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Poultry Serves 31 Counties and EBCIBased out of Wilkes(336) 651-7347 lauren_greene@ncsu.eduWilkes County Center Photo of Marissa Herchler, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionMarissa HerchlerArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Animal Food Safety (FSMA Programs) Serves 100 Counties and EBCIBased out of Poultry Science(919) 515-5396 marissa_herchler@ncsu.eduPoultry Science Photo of Stacey Jones, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionStacey JonesArea Specialized Agent, Commercial Nursery and Greenhouse Serves 28 CountiesBased out of Cabarrus(704) 920-3310 (Office) stacey_jones@ncsu.eduCabarrus County Center Photo of Peggie Lewis Joyce, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionPeggie Lewis JoyceArea 4-H Agent - Central Region Serves 36 CountiesBased out of Davidson(336) 242-2080 (Office) peggie_lewis@ncsu.eduDavidson County Center Photo of Bill Lord, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionBill LordArea Specialized Agent, Water Resources Serves 100 Counties and EBCIBased out of Franklin(919) 496-3344 (Office) william_lord@ncsu.eduFranklin County Center Photo of Craig Mauney, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionCraig MauneyArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Commercial Vegetables and Fruits Serves 39 CountiesBased out of Henderson(828) 684-3562 craig_mauney@ncsu.eduHenderson County Center Photo of Rachel McDowell, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionRachel McDowellArea Specialized Agent, Consumer and Retail Food Safety Serves 34 CountiesBased out of Agricultural & Human Sciences(919) 515-9155 romcdowe@ncsu.eduAgricultural & Human Sciences Photo of Currey Nobles, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionCurrey NoblesArea Specialized Agent, Food Safety Serves 49 Counties and EBCIBased out of Food, Bioprocessing & Nutrition Sciences(919) 515-9520 canobles@ncsu.eduFood, Bioprocessing & Nutrition Sciences Photo of Elena Rogers, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionElena RogersArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Food Safety - Fresh Produce Western NC Serves 49 Counties and EBCIBased out of Horticultural Science(828) 352-2519 elena_rogers@ncsu.eduHorticultural Science Photo of Mitch Woodward, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionMitch WoodwardArea Specialized Agent, Watersheds and Water Quality Serves 100 Counties and EBCIBased out of Wake(919) 250-1112 mdwoodwa@ncsu.eduWake County Center