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County Extension Director

Donna Rewalt, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionDonna RewaltCounty Extension Director Call Donna E-mail Donna Durham County Center

4-H Youth Development

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


Erin Matoko, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionErin MatokoVolunteer Coordinator Call Erin E-mail Erin Durham County Center

Agriculture and Natural Resources

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

Community Development

Christa Gibson, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionChrista GibsonCommunity Outreach Coordinator Call Christa E-mail Christa Durham County CenterAngelina Schiavone, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionAngelina SchiavoneLatino Outreach Specialist Call Angelina E-mail Angelina Durham County Center

Family and Consumer Sciences

Cheralyn Berry, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionCheralyn BerryExtension Agent, Family and Consumer Sciences Call Cheralyn E-mail Cheralyn Durham County CenterAlfonso Blanco, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionAlfonso BlancoCar Seat Program Coordinator Call Alfonso E-mail Alfonso Durham County CenterPeggy Kernodle, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionPeggy Kernodle, M.S.Ed.Family and Consumer Assoc. Agent Call Peggy E-mail Peggy Durham County Center


Yvonne Cozart, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionYvonne CozartCounty Extension Support Specialist Call Yvonne E-mail Yvonne Durham County CenterCarnetta Green, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionCarnetta GreenWelcome Baby Program Assistant Call Carnetta E-mail Carnetta Durham County CenterPam Jordan, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionPam JordanCounty Extension Administrative Assistant Call Pam E-mail Pam Durham County Center


Carolyn Kreuger, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionCarolyn KreugerProgram Coordinator, Kids Voting Durham Call Carolyn E-mail Carolyn Durham County CenterPatience Mushipe-Mukelabai, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionPatience Mushipe-MukelabaiWelcome Baby Program Coordinator Call Patience E-mail Patience Durham County CenterDarnell Parker, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionDarnell Parker, Jr.County Associate Extension Agent Call Darnell E-mail Darnell Durham County CenterYesenia Ponce Jovel, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionYesenia Ponce JovelWelcome Baby Office Assistant Call Yesenia E-mail Yesenia Durham County CenterCarmen Reeves, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionCarmen ReevesParent Educator Call Carmen E-mail Carmen Durham County CenterCindy Riley, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionCindy RileyParent Educator Call Cindy E-mail Cindy Durham County CenterKaren Rodriguez, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionKaren RodriguezBilingual-Parent Educator Call Karen E-mail Karen Durham County CenterEvelyn Rojas-Ramirez, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionEvelyn Rojas-RamirezLatino Parent Educator Call Evelyn E-mail 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 E-mail 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 E-mail Marissa Poultry Science 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 Erin Eure, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionErin EureArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Commercial Fruits and Vegetables Serves 35 CountiesBased out of GatesCall Erin E-mail Erin Gates County Center 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 Peggie Lewis Joyce, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionPeggie Lewis JoyceArea 4-H Agent - Central Region Serves 36 CountiesBased out of DavidsonCall Peggie Lewis E-mail Peggie Lewis Davidson 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 Chip Simmons, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionDr. Chip Simmons, IIIArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Food Safety Serves 51 CountiesBased out of Horticultural ScienceCall Dr. Chip E-mail 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 E-mail Mitch Wake County Center