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Meet Our Staff

County Extension Director

Deborah McGiffin, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionDeborah McGiffinCounty Extension Director Call Deborah Email Deborah Moore County Center

4-H Youth Development

Sarah Barber, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionSarah BarberExtension Agent, 4-H Youth Development Call Sarah Email Sarah Moore County CenterLinda Gore, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionLinda GoreExtension Agent, 4-H Youth Development Call Linda Email Linda Moore County Center

Agriculture and Natural Resources

Savanah Laur, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionSavanah LaurExtension Agent, Agriculture - Horticulture, Field Crops Call Savanah Email Savanah Moore County CenterKelly McCaskill, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionKelly McCaskillExtension Agent, Agriculture - Livestock and Field Crops Call Kelly Email Kelly Moore County Center

Family and Consumer Sciences

Janice Roberts, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionJanice RobertsFamily and Consumer Sciences Agent Call Janice Email Janice Moore County Center

Support

Brandi Carter, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionBrandi CarterCounty Extension Administrative Assistant Call Brandi Email Brandi Moore County CenterAngela Priest, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionAngela PriestCounty Extension Support Specialist Call Angela Email Angela Moore 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 Moore County Center, they may not be present in the Moore County Center. Please contact the Moore 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 Email 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 Email Candice Agricultural & Human Sciences 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 Richard Goforth, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionRichard GoforthArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Poultry Serves 17 CountiesBased out of HarnettCall Richard Email Richard Harnett County Center Stacey Jones, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionStacey JonesArea Specialized Agent, Commercial Nursery and Greenhouse Serves 28 CountiesBased out of CabarrusCall Stacey Email 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 Email Peggie Lewis Davidson County Center Colby Lambert, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionColby LambertArea Specialized Agent, Forestry Serves 32 CountiesBased out of HarnettCall Colby Email Colby Harnett 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 Allan Thornton, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionAllan ThorntonArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Commercial Vegetables and Fruits Serves 26 CountiesBased out of SampsonCall Allan Email Allan Sampson 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