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Meet Our Staff

County Extension Director

Andrew Baucomplay_circle_filledAndrew BaucomCounty Extension Director Call Andrew E-mail Andrew Union County Center

4-H Youth Development

Leah Joynerplay_circle_filledLeah Joyner4-H Program Assistant Call Leah E-mail Leah Union County CenterCrystal Starkesplay_circle_filledCrystal StarkesExtension Agent, 4-H Youth Development Call Crystal E-mail Crystal Union County Center

Agriculture and Natural Resources

Debbie Dillionplay_circle_filledDebbie DillionExtension Agent, Agriculture - Horticulture Call Debbie E-mail Debbie Union County CenterMikayla Graham, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionMikayla GrahamExtension Agent, Agriculture - Field Crops Call Mikayla E-mail Mikayla Union County CenterAaron Mooreplay_circle_filledAaron MooreArea Agent, Small Farms Call Aaron E-mail Aaron Union County CenterRachel Owensplay_circle_filledRachel OwensExtension Agent, Agriculture - Livestock Call Rachel E-mail Rachel Union County CenterBill Smithplay_circle_filledBill SmithUrban Forester Call Bill E-mail Bill Union County Center

Family and Consumer Sciences

Cheri Bennettplay_circle_filledCheri BennettNutrition Educator, Extension Program Assistant Call Cheri E-mail Cheri Union County CenterMarcus McFarlandplay_circle_filledMarcus McFarlandExtension Agent, Family and Consumer Sciences Call Marcus E-mail Marcus Union County Center

Support

Kim Griffinplay_circle_filledKim GriffinCounty Extension Administrative Assistant Call Kim E-mail Kim Union County Center

Other

Jessica Kingplay_circle_filledJessica KingLocal Foods Market Coordinator Call Jessica E-mail Jessica Union 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 Union County Center, they may not be present in the Union County Center. Please contact the Union 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 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 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 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