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County Extension Director

Donna Rewalt, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionDonna RewaltCounty Extension Director Call Donna Email Donna Durham County Center

4-H Youth Development

Mac Hulbert, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionMac HulbertExtension Agent, 4-H Youth Development Call Mac Email Mac Durham County Center


Erin Matoko, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionErin MatokoVolunteer Coordinator Call Erin Email Erin Durham County Center

Agriculture and Natural Resources

Pana Jones, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionPana JonesExtension Program Assistant Call Pana Email Pana Durham County CenterJanel Ohletz, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionJanel Ohletz, Ph.D.Agriculture Agent – Small Farms & Local Food Call Janel Email Janel Durham County CenterAshley Troth, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionAshley Troth, Ph.D.Extension Agent, Agriculture - Consumer and Commercial Ornamental Horticulture Call Ashley Email Ashley Durham County Center

Community Development

Alfonso Blanco, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionAlfonso BlancoCar Seat Program Coordinator Call Alfonso Email Alfonso Durham County CenterChrista Gibson, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionChrista GibsonCommunity Outreach Coordinator Call Christa Email Christa Durham County CenterMary Oxendine, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionMary OxendineCounty Food Security Coordinator Call Mary Email Mary Durham County Center

Family and Consumer Sciences

Cheralyn Berry, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionCheralyn BerryExtension Agent, Family and Consumer Sciences Call Cheralyn Email Cheralyn Durham County CenterPeggy Kernodle, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionPeggy Kernodle, M.S.Ed.Family and Consumer Assoc. Agent Call Peggy Email Peggy Durham County Center


Carnetta Green, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionCarnetta GreenWelcome Baby Program Assistant Call Carnetta Email Carnetta Durham County CenterPam Jordan, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionPam JordanCounty Extension Administrative Assistant Call Pam Email Pam Durham County Center


Cate Elander, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionCate ElanderDurham County Early Childhood Coordinator Call Cate Email Cate Durham County CenterTommy Hernandez, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionTommy HernandezEFNEP Youth Educator Email Tommy Durham County CenterCarolyn Kreuger, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionCarolyn KreugerProgram Coordinator, Kids Voting Durham Call Carolyn Email Carolyn Durham County CenterPatience Mushipe-Mukelabai, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionPatience Mushipe-MukelabaiWelcome Baby Program Coordinator Call Patience Email Patience Durham County CenterDarnell Parker, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionDarnell Parker, Jr.County Associate Extension Agent Call Darnell Email Darnell Durham County CenterYesenia Ponce Jovel, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionYesenia Ponce JovelWelcome Baby Office Assistant Call Yesenia Email Yesenia Durham County CenterCarmen Reeves, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionCarmen ReevesParent Educator Call Carmen Email Carmen Durham County CenterCindy Riley, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionCindy RileyParent Educator Call Cindy Email Cindy Durham County CenterKaren Rodriguez, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionKaren RodriguezBilingual-Parent Educator Call Karen Email Karen Durham County CenterEvelyn Rojas-Ramirez, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionEvelyn Rojas-RamirezLatino Parent Educator Call Evelyn Email Evelyn Durham 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 Durham County Center, they may not be present in the Durham County Center. Please contact the Durham County Center for assistance and initial consultation.

Jonas Asbill, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionJonas AsbillArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Poultry Serves 20 CountiesBased out of RandolphCall Jonas Email Jonas Randolph County Center 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 Erin Eure, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionErin EureArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Commercial Fruits and Vegetables Serves 35 CountiesBased out of GatesCall Erin Email Erin Gates 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 Peggie Lewis Joyce, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionPeggie Lewis JoyceArea 4-H Agent - Central Region Serves 36 CountiesBased out of DavidsonCall Peggie Lewis Email Peggie Lewis Davidson County Center Paula Norris, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionPaula NorrisRegional Nutrition Extension Associate Serves 11 CountiesBased out of DurhamCall Paula Email Paula Durham 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 Chip Simmons, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionDr. Chip Simmons, IIIArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Food Safety Serves 51 CountiesBased out of Horticultural ScienceCall Dr. Chip Email Dr. Chip 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