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Meet Our Staff

County Extension Director

Tim Mathews, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionTim MathewsCounty Extension Director and Extension Agent, Horticulture & Environmental Edu. Call Tim Email Tim Harnett County Center

4-H Youth Development

Jackie Helton, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionJackie HeltonExtension Agent, 4-H Youth Development Call Jackie Email Jackie Harnett County Center

Agriculture and Natural Resources

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

Community Development

Kittrane Sanders, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionKittrane SandersExtension Agent, Community and Rural Development Call Kittrane Email 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 Email Greg Harnett County Center


Taylor Adams, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionTaylor AdamsCounty Extension Administrative Assistant Call Taylor Email Taylor Harnett County Center


Alia Langdon, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionAlia Langdon4-H Program Assistant Call Alia Email Alia Harnett County CenterJade McNeill, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionJade McNeill4-H Program Assistant Call Jade Email Jade 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 Email Jenny Iredell 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 Richard Goforth, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionRichard GoforthArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Poultry Serves 17 CountiesBased out of HarnettCall Richard Email Richard Harnett County Center Peggie Lewis Joyce, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionPeggie Lewis JoyceArea Agent, 4-H Youth Development - Central Region Serves 36 CountiesBased out of DavidsonCall Peggie Lewis Email Peggie Lewis Davidson 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 Stephanie McDonald-Murray, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionStephanie McDonald-MurrayRegional Nutrition Extension Associate- South Central EFNEP and SNAP-Ed Serves 9 CountiesBased out of Agricultural & Human SciencesEmail Stephanie Agricultural & Human Sciences 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 Allan Thornton, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionAllan ThorntonArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Commercial Vegetables and Fruits Serves 26 CountiesBased out of SampsonCall Allan Email 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 Email Mitch Wake County Center