NC Cooperative Extension

Meet Our Staff

County Extension Director

Photo of Rod GurganusRod GurganusCounty Extension Director (252) 946-0111 rod_gurganus@ncsu.eduBeaufort County

4-H Youth Development

Photo of Louise HinsleyLouise HinsleyExtension Agent, 4-H Youth Development (252) 946-0111 (Office) louise_hinsley@ncsu.eduBeaufort CountyPhoto of Erin MassieErin MassieExtension Agent, 4-H Youth Development (252) 946-0111 (Office) erin_massie@ncsu.eduBeaufort County

Agriculture and Natural Resources

Photo of Gene FoxGene FoxArea Agent, Agriculture - Consumer Horticulture (252) 946-0111 (Office) defox2@ncsu.eduBeaufort County

Family and Consumer Sciences

Photo of Renee HarveyRenee HarveyArea Agent, Family and Consumer Sciences (252) 946-0111 renee_harvey@ncsu.eduBeaufort County


Photo of Pam AllenPam AllenCounty Extension Administrative Assistant (252) 946-0111 (Office) pam_allen@ncsu.eduBeaufort CountyPhoto of Gladys BarnesGladys BarnesCounty Extension Support Specialist (252) 946-0111 gladys_barnes@ncsu.eduBeaufort 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 Beaufort County Center, they may not be present in the Beaufort County Center. Please contact the Beaufort County Center for assistance and initial consultation.

Photo of Erin EureErin EureArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Commercial Fruits & Vegetables Serves 35 CountiesBased out of Gates County(252) 357-1400 erin_eure@ncsu.eduGates County Photo of Steve GabelSteve GabelArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Aquaculture Serves 22 CountiesBased out of Chowan County(252) 482-6585 steve_gabel@ncsu.eduChowan County Photo of Colby LambertColby LambertArea Specialized Agent, Forestry Serves 32 CountiesBased out of Harnett County(910) 814-6041 colby_lambert@ncsu.eduHarnett County Photo of Danny LauderdaleDanny LauderdaleArea Specialized Agent - Nursery and Greenhouse, Eastern Region Serves 44 CountiesBased out of Wilson County(252) 237-0111 danny_lauderdale@ncsu.eduWilson County Photo of Margaret RossMargaret RossArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Poultry Serves 40 CountiesBased out of Jones County(252) 670-8254 margaret_ross@ncsu.eduJones County Photo of Scott TilleyScott TilleyArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Field Crops Serves 24 CountiesBased out of Vernon G. James Research & Extension Center(252) 793-5142 scott_tilley@ncsu.eduWashington County