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Meet Our Staff

County Extension Director

Beth Burchell, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionBeth BurchellCounty Extension Director and Agriculture Agent, Livestock Call Beth E-mail Beth Halifax County Center

4-H Youth Development

Jerry Edmonds, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionJerry Edmonds, IVExtension Agent, 4-H Youth Development Call Jerry E-mail Jerry Halifax County CenterJoe Long, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionDr. Joe Long, Jr.4-H Rural Life Center Director Call Dr. Joe E-mail Dr. Joe Halifax County CenterAnne Parker, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionAnne ParkerProgram Assistant Call Anne E-mail Anne Halifax County CenterMichael Pittman, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionMichael PittmanOperation Restart Director Call Michael E-mail Michael Halifax County Center

Administration

Cheryl Tripp, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionCheryl TrippCounty Extension Administrative Assistant Call Cheryl E-mail Cheryl Halifax County Center

Family and Consumer Sciences

EB Odom, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionEB OdomArea Agent, Family and Consumer Sciences Call EB E-mail EB Northampton County Center

Other

Chrissy Barbrey, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionChrissy BarbreyEFNEP Program Assistant Call Chrissy E-mail Chrissy Halifax County CenterLance SpellerProgram Coordinator, Student Incentive / WIOA Call Lance E-mail Lance Halifax 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 Halifax County Center, they may not be present in the Halifax County Center. Please contact the Halifax 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 Susan Chase, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionSusan ChaseRegional Nutrition Extension Associate - Northeast EFNEP and SNAP-Ed Serves 10 CountiesBased out of Agricultural & Human SciencesCall Susan E-mail Susan 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 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 Steve Gabel, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionSteve GabelArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Aquaculture Serves 22 CountiesBased out of ChowanCall Steve E-mail Steve Chowan County Center Marissa Herchler, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionMarissa HerchlerArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Animal Food Safety Serves 100 Counties and EBCIBased out of Poultry ScienceCall Marissa E-mail Marissa Poultry Science Colby Lambert, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionColby LambertArea Specialized Agent, Forestry Serves 32 CountiesBased out of HarnettCall Colby E-mail Colby Harnett County Center Danny Lauderdale, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionDanny LauderdaleArea Specialized Agent, Ornamental Nursery and Greenhouse, Eastern Region Serves 44 CountiesBased out of WilsonCall Danny E-mail Danny Wilson County Center Lori McBryde, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionLori McBrydeArea 4-H Agent, East Region Serves 34 CountiesBased out of JohnstonCall Lori E-mail Lori Johnston County Center Lauren Morris, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionLauren MorrisRegional Nutrition Extension Associate Serves 1 CountyBased out of HalifaxCall Lauren E-mail Lauren Halifax 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 Debbie Stroud, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionDebbie StroudArea Specialized Agent, Consumer and Retail Food Safety Serves 33 Counties and EBCIBased out of Agricultural & Human SciencesCall Debbie E-mail Debbie Agricultural & Human Sciences Scott Tilley, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionScott TilleyArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Grain Serves 24 CountiesBased out of WashingtonCall Scott E-mail Scott Washington County Center 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