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Meet Our Staff

County Extension Director

Robert Furr, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionRobert FurrCounty Extension Director Call Robert E-mail Robert Cabarrus County Center

4-H Youth Development

Beverly Bollenbecker, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionBeverly Bollenbecker4-H Program Associate Call Beverly E-mail Beverly Cabarrus County CenterTracy LeCompte, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionTracy LeCompteExtension Agent, 4-H Youth Development Call Tracy E-mail Tracy Cabarrus County Center

Agriculture and Natural Resources

Mackenzie Hall, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionMackenzie HallExtension Agent, Agriculture - Livestock and Field Crops Call Mackenzie E-mail Mackenzie Cabarrus County CenterLauren Hill, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionLauren HillExtension Agent, Agriculture - Horticulture Call Lauren E-mail Lauren Cabarrus County Center

Family and Consumer Sciences

Renee Goodnight, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionRenee GoodnightEFNEP Youth Educator Call Renee E-mail Renee Cabarrus County CenterPamela Outen, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionPamela OutenExtension Agent, Family and Consumer Sciences Call Pamela E-mail Pamela Cabarrus County Center

Support

Christine Barrier, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionChristine BarrierCounty Extension Administrative Assistant Call Christine E-mail Christine Cabarrus County CenterFrankie Bogutsky, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionFrankie BogutskyCounty Extension Support Specialist Call Frankie E-mail Frankie Cabarrus 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 Cabarrus County Center, they may not be present in the Cabarrus County Center. Please contact the Cabarrus 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 Candice Christian, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionCandice ChristianArea Specialized Agent, Consumer and Retail Food Safety Serves 33 CountiesBased out of Agricultural & Human SciencesCall Candice E-mail Candice Agricultural & Human Sciences 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 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