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Meet Our Staff

County Extension Director

Photo of Morris White, IIIMorris White, IIICounty Extension Director (919) 560-0524 morris_white@ncsu.eduDurham County

4-H Youth Development

Photo of Carlos MosesCarlos MosesExtension Agent, 4-H Youth Development (919) 560-8295 carlos_moses@ncsu.eduDurham County

Agriculture and Natural Resources

Photo of Darnell Parker, Jr.Darnell Parker, Jr.County Associate Extension Agent - Agriculture (919) 560-0532 darnell_parker@ncsu.eduDurham CountyCheralyn SchmidtExtension Agent, Family & Consumer Sciences (919) 560-0526 cheralyn_schmidt@ncsu.eduDurham County

Community Development

Photo of Donna RewaltDonna RewaltCommunity Outreach Coordinator (919) 560-0538 donna_rewalt@ncsu.eduDurham County

Family and Consumer Sciences

Photo of Peggy Kernodle, MS EdPeggy Kernodle, MS EdFamily and Consumer Sciences Associate (919) 560-0523 peggy_kernodle@ncsu.eduDurham County


Photo of Pana JonesPana JonesExtension Program Assistant (919) 560-0525 (Office) pana_jones@ncsu.eduDurham CountyPhoto of Juliette PerryJuliette PerryCounty Extension Administrative Assistant (919) 560-0535 Jperry@dconc.govDurham County


Evelyn RojasVolunteer Coordinator (919) 560-0525 (Office) evelyn_rojas@ncsu.eduDurham County

Area Specialized Agents

These agents specialize in specific areas of agriculture and natural resource management and serve many counties. 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.

Photo of Daniel CampeauDaniel CampeauArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Poultry Serves 18 CountiesBased out of Chatham(919) 542-8202 (Office) dan_campeau@ncsu.eduChatham County Photo of Erin EureErin EureArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Commercial Fruits & Vegetables Serves 34 CountiesBased out of Gates(252) 357-1400 (Office) erin_eure@ncsu.eduGates County Photo of Marissa HerchlerMarissa HerchlerArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Animal Food Safety (FSMA Programs) Serves 101 CountiesBased out of Poultry Science(919) 515-5396 marissa_herchler@ncsu.eduPoultry Science Photo of Dr. Lynette JohnstonDr. Lynette JohnstonArea Specialized Agent, Food Safety Serves 50 CountiesBased out of Food, Bioprocessing and Nutrition Science(919) 515-0303 lynette_johnston@ncsu.eduFood, Bioprocessing and Nutrition Science Photo of Stacey JonesStacey JonesArea Specialized Agent, Commercial Nursery and Greenhouse Serves 27 CountiesBased out of Cabarrus(704) 920-3310 (Office) stacey_jones@ncsu.eduCabarrus County Photo of Bill LordBill LordArea Specialized Agent, Water Resources Serves 100 CountiesBased out of Franklin(919) 496-3344 (Office) william_lord@ncsu.eduFranklin County Photo of Rachel McDowellRachel McDowellArea Specialized Agent, Consumer & Retail Food Safety Serves 34 CountiesBased out of Agricultural and Human Sciences(919) 515-9155 romcdowe@ncsu.eduAgricultural and Human Sciences Photo of Dr. Chip Simmons, IIIDr. Chip Simmons, IIIArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Food Safety Serves 51 CountiesBased out of Horticultural Science(919) 414-5632 odsimmon@ncsu.eduHorticultural Science Photo of Mitch WoodwardMitch WoodwardArea Specialized Agent, Watersheds and Water Quality Serves 100 CountiesBased out of Wake(919) 250-1112 mdwoodwa@ncsu.eduWake County