NC Cooperative Extension

Meet Our Staff

County Extension Director

Photo of Amy-Lynn AlbertsonAmy-Lynn AlbertsonCounty Extension Director, Agriculture-Horticulture (704) 216-8970 amy_albertson@ncsu.eduRowan County

Agriculture and Natural Resources

Morgan WattsAssistant Extension Agent, Agriculture - Livestock, Row Crops (704) 216-8970 morgan_watts@ncsu.eduRowan County

Family and Consumer Sciences

Photo of Judy D'EreditaJudy D'EreditaExtension Associate, EFNEP (704) 216-8970 judy_deredita@ncsu.eduAgricultural and Human SciencesPhoto of Toi DegreeToi DegreeExtension Agent, Family and Consumer Sciences (704) 216-8970 toi_degree@ncsu.eduRowan County

Local Foods

Photo of Danelle CuttingDanelle CuttingExtension Agent, Agriculture - Horticulture and Local Food (704) 216-8970 danelle_cutting@ncsu.eduRowan County


Photo of Melva MeniusMelva MeniusCounty Extension Administrative Assistant (704) 216-8970 melva_menius@ncsu.eduRowan CountyBrooke PeelerCounty Extension Secretary (704) 216-8970 (Office) brooke_peeler@ncsu.eduRowan County


Matthew McClellanExtension Agent, 4-H Youth Development (704) 216-8970 (Office) matthew_mcclellan@ncsu.eduRowan 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 Rowan County Center, they may not be present in the Rowan County Center. Please contact the Rowan County Center for assistance and initial consultation.

Photo of Marti DayMarti DayArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Dairy Serves 25 CountiesBased out of Chatham County(919) 542-8202 marti_day@ncsu.eduChatham County Photo of Richard GoforthRichard GoforthArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Poultry Serves 33 CountiesBased out of Union County(704) 283-3801 (Office) richard_goforth@ncsu.eduUnion County Photo of Stacey JonesStacey JonesArea Specialized Agent - Nursery and Greenhouse Serves 29 CountiesBased out of Cabarrus County(704) 920-3310 (Office) stacey_jones@ncsu.eduCabarrus County Photo of Craig MauneyCraig MauneyExtension Area Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Commercial Vegetables & Fruits Serves 39 CountiesBased out of Henderson County(828) 684-3562 craig_mauney@ncsu.eduHenderson County