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Meet Our Staff

County Extension Director

Nelson McCaskill, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionNelson McCaskillCounty Extension Director Call Nelson E-mail Nelson Mecklenburg County Center

4-H Youth Development

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

Agriculture and Natural Resources

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

Family and Consumer Sciences

Augusta Washington, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionAugusta WashingtonProgram Assistant, EFNEP Call Augusta E-mail Augusta Mecklenburg County Center

Local Foods

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

Support

Shane Alston-Daniel, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionShane Alston-DanielCounty Extension Administrative Assistant Call Shane E-mail 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 E-mail 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 E-mail Candice Agricultural & Human Sciences 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 Richard Goforth, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionRichard GoforthArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Poultry Serves 17 CountiesBased out of HarnettCall Richard E-mail Richard Harnett County Center Marissa Herchler, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionMarissa HerchlerArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Animal Food Safety (FSMA Programs) Serves 100 Counties and EBCIBased out of Poultry ScienceCall Marissa E-mail Marissa Poultry Science Stacey Jones, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionStacey JonesArea Specialized Agent, Commercial Nursery and Greenhouse Serves 28 CountiesBased out of CabarrusCall Stacey E-mail 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 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 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