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Meet Our Staff

County Extension Director

Will Strader, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionWill StraderCounty Extension Director Call Will Email Will Rockingham County Center

4-H Youth Development

Morgan Maness, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionMorgan ManessExtension Agent, 4-H Youth Development Call Morgan Email Morgan Rockingham County Center

Agriculture and Natural Resources

Brandon Hartman, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionBrandon HartmanExtension Agent, Agriculture - Livestock Call Brandon Email Brandon Rockingham County CenterKathryn Holmes, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionKathryn HolmesExtension Agent, Agriculture Call Kathryn Email Kathryn Rockingham County Center

Family and Consumer Sciences

Jordan Jefferies-James, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionJordan Jefferies-JamesExtension Agent, Family and Consumer Sciences Call Jordan Email Jordan Rockingham County Center

Support

Laura Apple, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionLaura AppleCounty Extension Administrative Assistant Call Laura Email Laura Rockingham 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 Rockingham County Center, they may not be present in the Rockingham County Center. Please contact the Rockingham 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 Nathan Gatlin, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionNathan GatlinArea Specialized Agent - Forestry Call Nathan Email Nathan Serves 49 Counties and EBCIBased out of Wilkes 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 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 Elena Rogers, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionElena RogersArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Fresh Produce Food Safety (Western NC) Call Elena Email Elena Serves 49 Counties and EBCIBased out of Horticultural Science George Selden, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionGeorge SeldenArea Specialized Agent, Aquaculture Call George Email George Serves 39 Counties and EBCIBased out of Haywood County Center 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