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County Extension Director

Donna Rewaltplay_circle_filledDonna RewaltCounty Extension Director Call Donna Email Donna Durham County Center

4-H Youth Development

Adrienne Mauney, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionAdrienne MauneyExtension Agent, 4-H Youth Development Call Adrienne Email Adrienne Durham County Center


Pam Jordanplay_circle_filledPam JordanCounty Extension Administrative Officer Call Pam Email Pam Durham County Center

Agriculture and Natural Resources

Pana Jonesplay_circle_filledPana JonesExtension Program Assistant Call Pana Email Pana Durham County CenterAlex Kissinger, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionAlex KissingerArea Agent - Livestock, Forage, and General Agriculture Call Alex Email Alex Orange County CenterJohn Lyttle, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionJohn LyttleExtension Agent, Agriculture - Small Farms & Local Foods Call John Email John Durham County CenterAshley Troth, Ph.D.play_circle_filledAshley Troth, Ph.D.Extension Agent, Agriculture - Consumer and Commercial Ornamental Horticulture Call Ashley Email Ashley Durham County Center

Community Development

Alfonso Blancoplay_circle_filledAlfonso BlancoBilingual Parent Educator - Car Seat Program Coordinator Call Alfonso Email Alfonso Durham County Center

Family and Consumer Sciences

Cheralyn Berryplay_circle_filledCheralyn BerryExtension Agent, Family and Consumer Sciences Call Cheralyn Email Cheralyn Durham County CenterLizbeth Torres-Cervantes, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionLizbeth Torres-CervantesEFNEP Educator, Family and Consumer Sciences - Youth EFNEP Call Lizbeth Email Lizbeth Durham County CenterGaebryl Vivesplay_circle_filledGaebryl VivesProgram Assistant, Family & Consumer Sciences Call Gaebryl Email Gaebryl Durham County Center


Nataly Arriaga Frias, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionNataly Arriaga FriasProgram Associate, Community Resource Development - Children, Youth and Families Call Nataly Email Nataly Durham County CenterYessenia Campos Franco, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionYessenia Campos FrancoProgram Coordinator, 4-H Youth Development - Juntos Call Yessenia Email Yessenia Durham County CenterVenessa Diaz, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionVenessa DiazOffice Manager, Welcome baby Call Venessa Email Venessa Durham County CenterTommy Hernandezplay_circle_filledTommy HernandezWelcome Baby Program Assistant Call Tommy Email Tommy Durham County CenterCarolyn Kreugerplay_circle_filledCarolyn KreugerProgram Coordinator, Kids Voting Durham Call Carolyn Email Carolyn Durham County CenterLeslie McClellan, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionLeslie McClellanExtension Agent, Family and Consumer Sciences - Food and Nutrition, EMFV Call Leslie Email Leslie Durham County CenterPatience Mushipe-Mukelabaiplay_circle_filledPatience Mushipe-MukelabaiWelcome Baby Program Coordinator Call Patience Email Patience Durham County CenterKokou Nayo, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionKokou NayoProgram Director, Community Resource Development - Immigrant & Refugee Families Call Kokou Email Kokou Durham County CenterDarnell Parker, Jr.play_circle_filledDarnell Parker, Jr.Extension Agent Call Darnell Email Darnell Durham County CenterCarmen Reevesplay_circle_filledCarmen ReevesParent Educator Call Carmen Email Carmen Durham County CenterCindy Rileyplay_circle_filledCindy RileyParent Educator Call Cindy Email Cindy Durham County CenterKaren Rodriguezplay_circle_filledKaren RodriguezBilingual-Parent Educator Call Karen Email Karen Durham County CenterEvelyn Rojas-Ramirezplay_circle_filledEvelyn Rojas-RamirezParent Educator, Parent Education Call Evelyn Email Evelyn Durham County CenterRacheal Wilson, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionRacheal WilsonProgram Assistant, 4-H Youth Development - Community Clubs, Summer Camps Call Racheal Email Racheal 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 Call Jonas Email Jonas Serves 20 CountiesBased out of Randolph County Center Marissa Cohen, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionMarissa CohenArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Animal Food Safety Call Marissa Email Marissa Serves 100 Counties and EBCIBased out of Prestage Poultry Science Marti Day, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionMarti DayArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Dairy Call Marti Email Marti Serves 100 Counties and EBCIBased out of Orange County Center Tom Dyson, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionTom DysonArea Specialized Agent, Agromedicine Call Tom Email Tom Serves 100 Counties and EBCIBased out of Gaston County Center Erin Eure, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionErin EureArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Commercial Fruits and Vegetables Call Erin Email Erin Serves 35 CountiesBased out of Gates County Center Stacey Jones, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionStacey JonesArea Specialized Agent, Commercial Nursery and Greenhouse Call Stacey Email Stacey Serves 28 CountiesBased out of Cabarrus County Center Peggie Lewis Joyce, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionPeggie Lewis JoyceArea Agent, 4-H Youth Development - Central Region Call Peggie Lewis Email Peggie Lewis Serves 36 CountiesBased out of Davidson County Center Colby Lambert, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionColby LambertArea Specialized Agent, Forestry Call Colby Email Colby Serves 51 CountiesBased out of Harnett County Center Paula Norris, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionPaula Norris, M.S.Ed.Regional Nutrition Extension Associate Call Paula Email Paula Serves 11 CountiesBased out of Agricultural & Human Sciences Ashley Robbins, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionAshley RobbinsArea Specialized Agent - Dairy Call Ashley Email Ashley Serves 100 Counties and EBCIBased out of Chatham County Center Chip Simmons, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionDr. Chip Simmons, IIIArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Fresh Produce Food Safety (Eastern NC) Call Dr. Chip Email Dr. Chip Serves 51 CountiesBased out of Horticultural Science Mitch Woodward, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionMitch WoodwardArea Specialized Agent, Watersheds and Water Quality Call Mitch Email Mitch Serves 100 Counties and EBCIBased out of Wake County Center