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Meet Our Staff

County Extension Director

Clinton McRae, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionClinton McRaeSouth Central District Extension Dir. & Interim County Ext. Dir., Mecklenburg Call Clinton Email Clinton District Directors

4-H Youth Development

Catherine Daniels, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionCatherine Daniels4-H Program Assistant, 4-H Youth Development Call Catherine Email Catherine Mecklenburg County CenterRachelle Purnell, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionRachelle PurnellExtension Agent, 4-H Youth Development Call Rachelle Email Rachelle Mecklenburg County Center

Agriculture and Natural Resources

Steven Capobianco, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionSteven CapobiancoExtension Agent, Agriculture - Horticulture Call Steven Email Steven Mecklenburg County Center

Family and Consumer Sciences

Augusta Washington, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionAugusta WashingtonProgram Assistant, EFNEP Call Augusta Email Augusta Mecklenburg County Center

Local Foods

Kristin Davis, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionKristin DavisExtension Agent, Local Foods / FCS Call Kristin Email Kristin Mecklenburg County Center

Support

Shane Alston-Daniel, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionShane Alston-DanielCounty Extension Administrative Assistant Call Shane Email Shane Mecklenburg 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 Mecklenburg County Center, they may not be present in the Mecklenburg County Center. Please contact the Mecklenburg County Center for assistance and initial consultation.

Jenny Carleo, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionJenny CarleoArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Grain Crops Serves 19 CountiesBased out of IredellCall Jenny Email Jenny Iredell County Center Candice Christian, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionCandice ChristianArea Specialized Agent, Consumer and Retail Food Safety Serves 33 CountiesBased out of Agricultural & Human SciencesCall Candice Email Candice Agricultural & Human Sciences 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 April Dillon, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionApril DillonArea Extension Agent, 4-H Youth Development Serves 30 Counties and EBCIBased out of ClevelandCall April Email April Cleveland County Center Richard Goforth, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionRichard GoforthArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Poultry Serves 17 CountiesBased out of HarnettCall Richard Email Richard Harnett County Center Stacey Jones, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionStacey JonesArea Specialized Agent, Commercial Nursery and Greenhouse Serves 28 CountiesBased out of CabarrusCall Stacey Email Stacey Cabarrus County Center Craig Mauney, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionCraig MauneyArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Commercial Vegetables and Fruits Serves 39 CountiesBased out of HendersonCall Craig Email Craig Henderson 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 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 Email Elena Horticultural Science 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