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Meet Our Staff

County Extension Director

Jonette Mungo, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionJonette MungoCounty Extension Director Call Jonette Email Jonette Gaston County Center

4-H Youth Development

Marcus Cyprian, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionMarcus CyprianProgram Assistant - Agriculture, Horticulture Call Marcus Email Marcus Gaston County CenterChristie German, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionChristie GermanExtension Agent, 4-H Youth Development Call Christie Email Christie Gaston County Center

Agriculture and Natural Resources

Julie Flowersplay_circle_filledJulie FlowersArea Agent, Agriculture - Consumer Horticulture Call Julie Email Julie Gaston County CenterPayton Flowersplay_circle_filledPayton FlowersExtension Agent, Agriculture - Commercial Horticulture Call Payton Email Payton Gaston County CenterLara Worden, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionLara WordenExtension Agent, Agriculture - Livestock / Equine / Forages Call Lara Email Lara Gaston County Center

Community Development

Kayla Adams, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionKayla AdamsVolunteer Coordinator Call Kayla Email Kayla Gaston County Center

Family and Consumer Sciences

Belinda Bogle, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionBelinda BogleTriple P Parent Practitioner Call Belinda Email Belinda Gaston County CenterLinda Mingesplay_circle_filledLinda MingesExtension Agent, Family and Consumer Sciences Call Linda Email Linda Gaston County Center

Support

Cyndy Gustashaw, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionCyndy GustashawCounty Extension Administrative Assistant Call Cyndy Email Cyndy Gaston 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 Gaston County Center, they may not be present in the Gaston County Center. Please contact the Gaston 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 Sam Marshall, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionSam MarshallArea Specialized Agent, Ornamental Nursery & Greenhouse, Western Region Call Sam Email Sam Serves 28 CountiesBased out of Haywood County Center Craig Mauney, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionCraig MauneyArea Specialized Agent, Commercial Fruit and Vegetable Production Call Craig Email Craig Serves 39 CountiesBased out of Henderson 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 George Selden, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionGeorge SeldenArea Specialized Agent, Aquaculture Call George Email George Serves 39 Counties and EBCIBased out of Haywood 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