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Meet Our Staff

County Extension Director

Kimberly Gressleyplay_circle_filledKimberly GressleyCounty Extension Director Call Kimberly E-mail Kimberly Forsyth County Center

4-H Youth Development

April Bowmanplay_circle_filledApril BowmanExtension Agent, Agriculture - Livestock, Forages and 4-H Youth Development Call April E-mail April Forsyth County CenterMonique Pearce-Bradyplay_circle_filledMonique Pearce-Brady4-H Youth Development, Extension Agent Call Monique E-mail Monique Forsyth County Center

Agriculture and Natural Resources

Tim Hambrickplay_circle_filledTim HambrickArea Agent, Agriculture Call Tim E-mail Tim Forsyth County CenterDerek Morris, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionDerek MorrisAgricultural Technician Call Derek E-mail Derek Forsyth County CenterLeslie Roseplay_circle_filledLeslie RoseExtension Agent, Agriculture - Horticulture Call Leslie E-mail Leslie Forsyth County CenterPhyllis Smithplay_circle_filledPhyllis SmithExtension Agent, Natural Resources and Environmental Systems Call Phyllis E-mail Phyllis Forsyth County Center

Family and Consumer Sciences

Shae Kingplay_circle_filledShae KingExtension Agent, Family and Consumer Sciences Call Shae E-mail Shae Forsyth County CenterRocio Sedoplay_circle_filledRocio SedoEFNEP Educator, Extension Program Associate Call Rocio E-mail Rocio Forsyth County Center

Support

Deirdre Anplay_circle_filledDeirdre AnVolunteer Coordinator Call Deirdre E-mail Deirdre Forsyth County CenterKathy Hepler, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionKathy HeplerCounty Extension Administrative Assistant Call Kathy E-mail Kathy Forsyth 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 Forsyth County Center, they may not be present in the Forsyth County Center. Please contact the Forsyth 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 E-mail Jonas Randolph County Center Lisa Benavente, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionLisa BenaventeNutrition Extension Associate, EFNEP and SNAP-Ed Serves 5 CountiesBased out of OrangeCall Lisa E-mail Lisa Orange 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 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 Stacey Jones, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionStacey JonesArea Specialized Agent, Commercial Nursery and Greenhouse Serves 28 CountiesBased out of CabarrusCall Stacey E-mail Stacey Cabarrus County Center 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 Craig Mauney, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionCraig MauneyArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Commercial Vegetables and Fruits Serves 39 CountiesBased out of HendersonCall Craig E-mail Craig Henderson 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 Elena Rogers, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionElena RogersArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Food Safety - Fresh Produce Western NC Serves 49 Counties and EBCIBased out of Horticultural ScienceCall Elena E-mail Elena Horticultural Science 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