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Meet Our Staff

County Extension Director

Tim Mathews, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionTim MathewsCounty Extension Director Call Tim E-mail Tim Harnett County Center

4-H Youth Development

Polly Allegra, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionPolly AllegraCounty Family Programs Manager Call Polly E-mail Polly Harnett County CenterJackie Helton, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionJackie HeltonExtension Agent, 4-H Youth Development Call Jackie E-mail Jackie Harnett County Center

Agriculture and Natural Resources

Selena McKoy, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionSelena McKoyExtension Agent, Agriculture - Commercial and Consumer Horticulture Call Selena E-mail Selena Harnett County CenterBrian Parrish, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionBrian ParrishExtension Agent, Agriculture - Field Crops and Livestock Call Brian E-mail Brian Harnett County Center

Community Development

Kittrane Sanders, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionKittrane SandersExtension Agent, Community and Rural Development Call Kittrane E-mail Kittrane Harnett County Center

Family and Consumer Sciences

Greg Huneycutt, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionGreg HuneycuttExtension Agent, Family and Consumer Sciences - Foods and Nutrition Call Greg E-mail Greg Harnett County Center

Support

Sharon Williams, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionSharon WilliamsCounty Extension Administrative Assistant Call Sharon E-mail Sharon Harnett County Center

Other

Alia Langdon-Williford4-H Program Assistant Call Alia E-mail Alia Harnett 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 Harnett County Center, they may not be present in the Harnett County Center. Please contact the Harnett 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 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 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 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 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 Allan Thornton, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionAllan ThorntonArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Commercial Vegetables and Fruits Serves 26 CountiesBased out of SampsonCall Allan E-mail Allan Sampson 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