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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 Email Beth Halifax County Center

4-H Youth Development

Jerry Edmonds, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionJerry Edmonds, IVExtension Agent, 4-H Youth Development Call Jerry Email Jerry Halifax County CenterAnne Parker, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionAnne ParkerOperation Restart Community Service Coordinator Call Anne Email Anne Halifax County CenterMichael Pittman, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionMichael PittmanOperation Restart Director Call Michael Email Michael Halifax County Center

Administration

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

Agriculture and Natural Resources

Cyndi Knudson, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionCyndi KnudsonArea Small Farms Specialist Call Cyndi Email Cyndi Currituck County CenterJohn Lyttle, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionJohn LyttleArea Agent, Agriculture - Horticulture Call John Email John Halifax County CenterBrandon Pike, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionBrandon Pike, Ph.D.Extension Agent, Agriculture - Livestock, Field Crops Call Brandon Email Brandon Northampton County Center

Family and Consumer Sciences

Breo Hamal, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionBreo HamalExtension Agent, Family and Consumer Sciences Call Breo Email Breo Halifax County Center

Other

Chrissy Barbrey, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionChrissy BarbreyEFNEP Program Assistant Call Chrissy Email Chrissy Halifax County CenterTiffany EdwardsProgram Assistant Call Tiffany Email Tiffany Halifax County CenterLee Peoples4-H Program Assistant, 4-H Youth Development Call Lee Email Lee Halifax County CenterLance SpellerProgram Coordinator, Student Incentive / WIOA Call Lance Email 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 Email 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 Email Marissa Poultry Science Marti Day, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionMarti DayArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Dairy Serves 100 Counties and EBCIBased out of OrangeCall Marti Email 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 Email Erin Gates County Center Steve Gabel, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionSteve GabelArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Aquaculture Serves 22 CountiesBased out of ChowanCall Steve Email Steve Chowan County Center Colby Lambert, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionColby LambertArea Specialized Agent, Forestry Serves 32 CountiesBased out of HarnettCall Colby Email 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 Email Danny Wilson County Center Lori McBryde, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionLori McBrydeArea 4-H Agent, East Region Serves 34 CountiesBased out of JohnstonCall Lori Email Lori Johnston County Center Lauren Morris, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionLauren MorrisRegional Nutrition Extension Associate Serves 1 CountyBased out of HalifaxCall Lauren Email Lauren Halifax County Center Ashley Robbins, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionAshley RobbinsArea Specialized Agent - Dairy Serves 100 Counties and EBCIBased out of ChathamCall Ashley Email 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 Email Dr. Chip Horticultural Science Scott Tilley, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionScott TilleyArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Grain Serves 24 CountiesBased out of WashingtonCall Scott Email 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 Email Mitch Wake County Center