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Meet Our Staff

County Extension Director

Bill Skelton, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionDr. Bill SkeltonCounty Extension Director Call Dr. Bill Email Dr. Bill Haywood County Center

4-H Youth Development

Coley Bartholomew, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionColey BartholomewExtension Agent, 4-H Youth Development Call Coley Email Coley Haywood County Center

Agriculture and Natural Resources

Adam Griffith, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionAdam GriffithArea Agent, CRD Call Adam Email Adam EBCI County CenterEthan Henderson, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionEthan HendersonExtension Agent, Agriculture - Livestock and Forages Call Ethan Email Ethan Haywood County CenterSam Marshall, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionSam MarshallExtension Agent, Agriculture - Horticulture Call Sam Email Sam Haywood County Center

Family and Consumer Sciences

Julie Sawyer, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionJulie SawyerExtension Agent, Family and Consumer Sciences Call Julie Email Julie Haywood County Center

Support

Karen Ball, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionKaren BallCounty Extension Administrative Assistant Call Karen Email Karen Haywood County Center

Other

Stefanie Brogley, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionStefanie BrogleyCounty Extension Support Specialist Call Stefanie Email Stefanie Haywood County CenterJess Mrugala, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionJess MrugalaRegional Area Specialized Agent - Local Food Systems Call Jess Email Jess EBCI 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 Haywood County Center, they may not be present in the Haywood County Center. Please contact the Haywood County Center for assistance and initial consultation.

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 April Dillon, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionApril DillonArea Extension Agent, 4-H Youth Development Serves 30 Counties and EBCIBased out of ClevelandCall April Email April Cleveland County Center Lauren Greene, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionLauren GreeneArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Poultry Serves 31 Counties and EBCIBased out of WilkesCall Lauren Email Lauren Wilkes County Center Craig Mauney, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionCraig MauneyArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Commercial Vegetables and Fruits Serves 39 CountiesBased out of HendersonCall Craig Email Craig Henderson County Center Ashley Robbins, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionAshley RobbinsArea Specialized Agent - Dairy Serves 100 Counties and EBCIBased out of ChathamCall Ashley Email 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 Email Elena Horticultural Science Amanda Taylor, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionAmanda TaylorArea Specialized Agent, Nursery and Greenhouse, Western Region Serves 28 CountiesBased out of BurkeCall Amanda Email Amanda Burke County Center Skip Thompson, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionSkip ThompsonArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Aquaculture Serves 13 Counties and EBCIBased out of HaywoodCall Skip Email Skip Haywood 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