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Meet Our Staff

County Extension Director

Molly Alexi, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionMolly AlexiCounty Extension Director, FCS & CRD Call Molly Email Molly Stanly County Center

4-H Youth Development

Mandy Smith-Thompson, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionMandy Smith-ThompsonExtension Agent, 4-H Youth Development Call Mandy Email Mandy Stanly County Center

Agriculture and Natural Resources

Andrew Pfeifer, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionAndrew PfeiferExtension Agent, Agriculture - Horticulture Call Andrew Email Andrew Stanly County CenterKatelyn Stegall, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionKatelyn StegallArea Agent, Agriculture - Livestock Call Katelyn Email Katelyn Stanly County CenterLydia Stegall, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionLydia StegallArea Agent, Agribusiness - Small Farms Call Lydia Email Lydia Anson County Center

Family and Consumer Sciences

Hayley Cowell, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionHayley CowellExtension Agent, Family and Consumer Sciences Call Hayley Email Hayley Stanly County Center

Support

Lisa Forrest, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionLisa ForrestCounty Extension Administrative Assistant Call Lisa Email Lisa Stanly 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 Stanly County Center, they may not be present in the Stanly County Center. Please contact the Stanly County Center for assistance and initial consultation.

Jenny Carleo, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionJenny CarleoArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Grain Crops Call Jenny Email Jenny Serves 18 CountiesBased out of Iredell County Center Candice Christian, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionCandice ChristianExtension Associate, Home and Community Food Safety Call Candice Email Candice Serves 33 CountiesBased out of Agricultural & Human Sciences Marissa Cohen, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionMarissa CohenArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Animal Food Safety Call Marissa Email Marissa Serves 100 Counties and EBCIBased out of Prestage Poultry Science Marti Day, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionMarti DayArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Dairy Call Marti Email Marti Serves 100 Counties and EBCIBased out of Orange County Center Tom Dyson, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionTom DysonArea Specialized Agent, Agromedicine Call Tom Email Tom Serves 100 Counties and EBCIBased out of Gaston County Center Nathan Gatlin, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionNathan GatlinArea Specialized Agent - Forestry Call Nathan Email Nathan Serves 49 Counties and EBCIBased out of Wilkes County Center Richard Goforth, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionRichard GoforthArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Poultry Call Richard Email Richard Serves 17 CountiesBased out of Harnett County Center Stacey Jones, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionStacey JonesArea Specialized Agent, Commercial Nursery and Greenhouse Call Stacey Email Stacey Serves 28 CountiesBased out of Cabarrus County Center Peggie Lewis Joyce, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionPeggie Lewis JoyceArea Agent, 4-H Youth Development - Central Region Call Peggie Lewis Email Peggie Lewis Serves 36 CountiesBased out of Davidson County Center Stephanie McDonald-Murray, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionStephanie McDonald-MurrayRegional Nutrition Extension Associate- South Central EFNEP and SNAP-Ed Call Stephanie Email Stephanie Serves 19 CountiesBased out of Robeson County Center Ashley Robbins, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionAshley RobbinsArea Specialized Agent - Dairy Call Ashley Email Ashley Serves 100 Counties and EBCIBased out of Chatham County Center Elena Rogers, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionElena RogersArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Fresh Produce Food Safety (Western NC) Call Elena Email Elena Serves 49 Counties and EBCIBased out of Horticultural Science Allan Thornton, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionAllan ThorntonArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Commercial Vegetables and Fruits Call Allan Email Allan Serves 26 CountiesBased out of Sampson County Center Mitch Woodward, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionMitch WoodwardArea Specialized Agent, Watersheds and Water Quality Call Mitch Email Mitch Serves 100 Counties and EBCIBased out of Wake County Center