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Meet Our Staff

County Extension Director

Craig Ellison, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionCraig EllisonCounty Extension Director Call Craig Email Craig Northampton County Center

4-H Youth Development

Kimberly Daughtry, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionKimberly DaughtryExtension Agent, 4-H Youth Development Call Kimberly Email Kimberly Northampton County CenterJoel Dixon, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionJoel DixonExtension Program Assistant - 4-H Youth Development; SNAP-ED Call Joel Email Joel Northampton County Center

Agriculture and Natural Resources

Justin Burkhead, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionJustin BurkheadExtension Agent, Agriculture - Commercial and Consumer Horticulture Call Justin Email Justin Halifax County CenterBrandon Pike, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionBrandon Pike, Ph.D.Extension Agent, Agriculture - Livestock (Northampton), Field Crops (Halifax) Call Brandon Email Brandon Northampton County Center

Family and Consumer Sciences

Peggy Cary, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionPeggy CaryEFNEP Educator, EFNEP Call Peggy Email Peggy Northampton County CenterEB Odom, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionEB OdomArea Agent, Family and Consumer Sciences, SNAP-Ed Call EB Email EB Northampton County Center

Support

Robbie Bridgers, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionRobbie BridgersCounty Extension Administrative Assistant Call Robbie Email Robbie Northampton 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 Northampton County Center, they may not be present in the Northampton County Center. Please contact the Northampton County Center for assistance and initial consultation.

Marissa Cohen, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionMarissa CohenArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Animal Food Safety Call Marissa Email Marissa Serves 100 Counties and EBCIBased out of Prestage Poultry Science Marti Day, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionMarti DayArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Dairy Call Marti Email Marti Serves 100 Counties and EBCIBased out of Orange County Center Erin Eure, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionErin EureArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Commercial Fruits and Vegetables Call Erin Email Erin Serves 35 CountiesBased out of Gates County Center Steve Gabel, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionSteve GabelArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Aquaculture Call Steve Email Steve Serves 22 CountiesBased out of Chowan County Center Cyndi Knudson, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionCyndi KnudsonArea Small Farms Specialist Call Cyndi Email Cyndi Serves 15 CountiesBased out of Currituck County Center Colby Lambert, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionColby LambertArea Specialized Agent, Forestry Call Colby Email Colby Serves 51 CountiesBased out of Harnett County Center Danny Lauderdale, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionDanny LauderdaleArea Specialized Agent, Ornamental Nursery and Greenhouse, Eastern Region Call Danny Email Danny Serves 44 CountiesBased out of Wilson County Center Lori McBryde, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionLori McBrydeArea Agent, 4-H Youth Development - East Region Call Lori Email Lori Serves 34 CountiesBased out of Johnston County Center Lauren Morris, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionLauren MorrisRegional Nutrition Extension Associate Call Lauren Email Lauren Serves 10 CountiesBased out of Agricultural & Human Sciences Ashley Robbins, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionAshley RobbinsArea Specialized Agent - Dairy Call Ashley Email Ashley Serves 100 Counties and EBCIBased out of Chatham County Center Margaret Ross, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionMargaret RossArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Poultry Call Margaret Email Margaret Serves 32 CountiesBased out of Jones County Center Chip Simmons, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionDr. Chip Simmons, IIIArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Fresh Produce Food Safety (Eastern NC) Call Dr. Chip Email Dr. Chip Serves 51 CountiesBased out of Horticultural Science Mitch Woodward, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionMitch WoodwardArea Specialized Agent, Watersheds and Water Quality Call Mitch Email Mitch Serves 100 Counties and EBCIBased out of Wake County Center