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Meet Our Staff

County Extension Director

John Cothren, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionJohn CothrenCounty Extension Director and Ext Agent, Agriculture - Livestock and Field Crops Call John E-mail John Wilkes County Center

Agriculture and Natural Resources

Eli Snyder, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionEli SnyderExtension Agent, Agriculture - Commercial and Consumer Hort. Call Eli E-mail Eli Wilkes County Center

Family and Consumer Sciences

Courtney Tevepaugh, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionCourtney TevepaughExtension Agent, Family and Consumer Sciences Call Courtney E-mail Courtney Wilkes County Center

Support

Sam Lusk, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionSam LuskCOSS Administrative Assistant Call Sam E-mail Sam Wilkes 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 Wilkes County Center, they may not be present in the Wilkes County Center. Please contact the Wilkes County Center for assistance and initial consultation.

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 April Dillon, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionApril DillonArea Extension Agent, 4-H Youth Development Serves 30 Counties and EBCIBased out of ClevelandCall April E-mail April Cleveland County Center Lauren Greene, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionLauren GreeneArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Poultry Serves 31 Counties and EBCIBased out of WilkesCall Lauren E-mail Lauren Wilkes County Center Marissa Herchler, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionMarissa HerchlerArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Animal Food Safety Serves 100 Counties and EBCIBased out of Poultry ScienceCall Marissa E-mail Marissa Poultry Science Craig Mauney, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionCraig MauneyArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Commercial Vegetables and Fruits Serves 39 CountiesBased out of HendersonCall Craig E-mail Craig Henderson 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 Elena Rogers, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionElena RogersArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Food Safety - Fresh Produce Western NC Serves 49 Counties and EBCIBased out of Horticultural ScienceCall Elena E-mail Elena Horticultural Science Amanda Taylor, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionAmanda TaylorArea Specialized Agent, Nursery and Greenhouse, Western Region Serves 28 CountiesBased out of BurkeCall Amanda E-mail Amanda Burke County Center 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