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Meet Our Staff

County Extension Director

Photo of Bill StoneBill StoneCounty Extension Director, Lee and Interim County Extension Director, Harnett (919) 775-5624 (Office) bill_stone@ncsu.eduLee County

Agriculture and Natural Resources

Photo of Minda DaughtryMinda DaughtryExtension Agent, Agriculture - Horticulture (919) 775-5624 (Office) minda_daughtry@ncsu.eduLee CountyPhoto of Zack TaylorZack TaylorExtension Agent, Agriculture - Field Crops, Livestock (919) 775-5624 (Office) zack_taylor@ncsu.eduLee County

Family and Consumer Sciences

Photo of Alyssa AndersonAlyssa AndersonFamily and Consumer Sciences - Nutrition (919) 775-5624 (Office) alyssa_anderson@ncsu.eduLee County

Support

Photo of Rhonda GasterRhonda GasterCounty Extension Administrative Assistant (919) 775-5624 (Office) rhonda_gaster@ncsu.eduLee County

Other

Photo of Pam KerleyPam Kerley4-H Program Assistant (919) 775-5624 (Office) pkerley@ncsu.eduLee CountyPhoto of Caroline Veloso Alves de OliveiraCaroline Veloso Alves de OliveiraEFNEP Educator, Extension Program Assistant (919) 775-5624 (Office) cveloso@ncsu.eduLee 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 Lee County Center, they may not be present in the Lee County Center. Please contact the Lee County Center for assistance and initial consultation.

Photo of Marti DayMarti DayArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Dairy Serves 24 CountiesBased out of Chatham(919) 542-8202 (Office) marti_day@ncsu.eduChatham County Photo of Richard GoforthRichard GoforthArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Poultry Serves 17 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 101 CountiesBased out of Poultry Science(919) 515-5396 marissa_herchler@ncsu.eduPoultry Science Photo of Dr. Lynette JohnstonDr. Lynette JohnstonArea Specialized Agent, Food Safety Serves 50 CountiesBased out of Food, Bioprocessing and Nutrition Science(919) 515-0303 lynette_johnston@ncsu.eduFood, Bioprocessing and Nutrition Science Photo of Stacey JonesStacey JonesArea Specialized Agent, Commercial Nursery and Greenhouse Serves 27 CountiesBased out of Cabarrus(704) 920-3310 (Office) stacey_jones@ncsu.eduCabarrus County Photo of Colby LambertColby LambertArea Specialized Agent, Forestry Serves 31 CountiesBased out of Harnett(910) 814-6041 colby_lambert@ncsu.eduHarnett County Photo of Bill LordBill LordArea Specialized Agent, Water Resources Serves 100 CountiesBased out of Franklin(919) 496-3344 (Office) william_lord@ncsu.eduFranklin County Photo of Dr. Chip Simmons, IIIDr. Chip Simmons, IIIArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Food Safety Serves 51 CountiesBased out of Horticultural Science(919) 414-5632 odsimmon@ncsu.eduHorticultural Science Photo of Debbie StroudDebbie StroudArea Specialized Agent, Consumer and Retail Food Safety Serves 33 CountiesBased out of Harnett(919) 515-9149 dlstroud@ncsu.eduHarnett County 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 CountiesBased out of Wake(919) 250-1112 mdwoodwa@ncsu.eduWake County