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County Extension Director

Photo of Molly Alexiplay_circle_filledMolly AlexiCounty Extension Director (910) 576-6011 (Office) molly_alexi@ncsu.eduMontgomery County

4-H Youth Development

Photo of Chrissy HaynesChrissy HaynesExtension Agent, 4-H Youth Development (910) 576-6011 (Office) chrissy_haynes@ncsu.eduMontgomery County

Agriculture and Natural Resources

Photo of Brad ThompsonBrad ThompsonExtension Agent, Agriculture - Horticulture (910) 576-6011 (Office) brad_thompson@ncsu.eduMontgomery CountyPhoto of Jamie Warnerplay_circle_filledJamie WarnerExtension Agent, Agriculture - Livestock and Forestry (910) 576-6011 (Office) jamie_warner@ncsu.eduMontgomery County

Family and Consumer Sciences

Photo of Rhonda Petersplay_circle_filledRhonda PetersExtension Agent, Family and Consumer Sciences (910) 576-6011 (Office) rtpeter2@ncsu.eduMontgomery County


Photo of Kim GibsonKim GibsonCounty Extension Administrative Assistant (910) 576-6011 (Office) kim_gibson@ncsu.eduMontgomery County


Photo of Sequoia Hillplay_circle_filledSequoia HillNutrition Educator, Family and Consumer Sciences (910) 576-6011 (Office) shill3@ncsu.eduMontgomery CountyPhoto of Deborah MalarzDeborah MalarzProgram Assistant (910) 576-6011 (Office) deborah_malarz@ncsu.eduMontgomery County

Area Specialized Agents

These agents specialize in specific areas of agriculture and natural resource management and serve many counties. While their knowledge and expertise is available to residents of Montgomery County Center, they may not be present in the Montgomery County Center. Please contact the Montgomery County Center for assistance and initial consultation.

Photo of Candice ChristianCandice ChristianArea Specialized Agent, Consumer & Retail Food Safety Serves 33 CountiesBased out of Agricultural and Human Sciences(919) 515-9148 Candice_Christian@ncsu.eduAgricultural and Human Sciences Photo of Marti DayMarti DayArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Dairy Serves 25 CountiesBased out of Chatham(919) 542-8202 (Office) marti_day@ncsu.eduChatham County Photo of Richard GoforthRichard GoforthArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Poultry Serves 18 CountiesBased out of Union(704) 283-3801 (Office) richard_goforth@ncsu.eduUnion County Photo of Marissa HerchlerMarissa HerchlerArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Animal Food Safety (FSMA Programs) Serves 100 Counties and EBCIBased out of Poultry Science(919) 515-5396 marissa_herchler@ncsu.eduPoultry Science Photo of Stacey JonesStacey JonesArea Specialized Agent, Commercial Nursery and Greenhouse Serves 28 CountiesBased out of Cabarrus(704) 920-3310 (Office) stacey_jones@ncsu.eduCabarrus County Photo of Colby LambertColby LambertArea Specialized Agent, Forestry Serves 32 CountiesBased out of Harnett(910) 814-6041 colby_lambert@ncsu.eduHarnett County Photo of Bill LordBill LordArea Specialized Agent, Water Resources Serves 100 Counties and EBCIBased out of Franklin(919) 496-3344 (Office) william_lord@ncsu.eduFranklin County Photo of Currey NoblesCurrey NoblesArea Specialized Agent, Food Safety Serves 49 Counties and EBCIBased out of Food, Bioprocessing and Nutrition Science(919) 515-9520 canobles@ncsu.eduFood, Bioprocessing and Nutrition Science Photo of Elena RogersElena RogersArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Food Safety - Fresh Produce Western NC Serves 49 Counties and EBCIBased out of Horticultural Science(828) 352-2519 elena_rogers@ncsu.eduHorticultural Science Photo of Allan ThorntonAllan ThorntonExtension Associate Serves 25 CountiesBased out of Horticultural Science(910) 592-7161 (Office) allan_thornton@ncsu.eduHorticultural Science Photo of Mitch WoodwardMitch WoodwardArea Specialized Agent, Watersheds and Water Quality Serves 100 Counties and EBCIBased out of Wake(919) 250-1112 mdwoodwa@ncsu.eduWake County