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Meet Our Staff
County Extension DirectorHelen EureCounty Extension Director Call HelenEmail HelenGates County Center
4-H Youth DevelopmentKeli BooneExtension Agent, 4-H Youth Development Call KeliEmail KeliGates County Center
Agriculture and Natural ResourcesSarah RichardsonArea Agent, Agriculture - Commercial Horticulture Call SarahEmail SarahGates County Centerplay_circle_filledKaty ShookArea Agent, Agriculture - Consumer Horticulture Call KatyEmail KatyChowan County CenterPaul Smith, Jr.Extension Agent, Agriculture Call PaulEmail PaulGates County Center
SupportBJ OkleshenCounty Extension Administrative Assistant Call BJEmail BJGates County Center
OtherKyleen BurgessArea Agent, Information Management Call KyleenEmail KyleenGates County Center
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 Gates County Center, they may not be present in the Gates County Center. Please contact the Gates County Center for assistance and initial consultation.Candice ChristianExtension Associate, Home and Community Food Safety Call CandiceEmail CandiceAgricultural & Human Sciences Marissa CohenArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Animal Food Safety Call MarissaEmail MarissaPoultry Science Marti DayArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Dairy Call MartiEmail MartiOrange County Center Erin EureArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Commercial Fruits and Vegetables Call ErinEmail ErinGates County Center Steve GabelArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Aquaculture Call SteveEmail SteveChowan County Center Cyndi KnudsonArea Small Farms Specialist Call CyndiEmail CyndiCurrituck County Center Danny LauderdaleArea Specialized Agent, Ornamental Nursery and Greenhouse, Eastern Region Call DannyEmail DannyWilson County Center Lori McBrydeArea Agent, 4-H Youth Development - East Region Call LoriEmail LoriJohnston County Center Lauren MorrisRegional Nutrition Extension Associate Call LaurenEmail LaurenAgricultural & Human Sciences Ashley RobbinsArea Specialized Agent - Dairy Call AshleyEmail AshleyChatham County Center Margaret RossArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Poultry Call MargaretEmail MargaretJones County Center Dr. Chip Simmons, IIIArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Food Safety Call Dr. ChipEmail Dr. ChipHorticultural Science Mitch WoodwardArea Specialized Agent, Watersheds and Water Quality Call MitchEmail MitchWake County Center