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Virginia Cooperative Extension Staff

Virginia Cooperative Extension's administrative team includes leadership at Virginia Tech, 1890 program leadership at Virginia State University, and district leaders in four district offices across the state.
 

Name/Title Address Phone/Email
Mike Gutter
Director, Virginia Cooperative Extension
Associate Dean, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
101 Hutcheson Hall (0402)
Blacksburg, VA 24061
(540) 231-5299 
ejones1@vt.edu
Nicole Martin
Coordinator, Virginia Cooperative Extension and College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Global Programs
101 Hutcheson Hall
Blacksburg, VA 24061
(540) 231-5299
martinn@vt.edu
Dan Goerlich
Associate Director: Economy, Communities, and Food
115 Hutcheson Hall (0908)
Blacksburg, VA 24061
(540) 231-1980
dalego@vt.edu
Benjamin B. Grove
Associate Director, Strategy and Administration
Virginia Cooperative Extension
114 Hutcheson Hall
Blacksburg, VA 24061
(540) 231-7640
ben.grove@vt.edu
Jeremy C. Johnson
Associate Director, State 4-H Leader
107 Hutcheson Hall (0419)
Blacksburg, VA 24061
(540) 231-2330
jejohns1@vt.edu
Lonnie L. Johnson, Jr.
Associate Director, Field Operations and Administration
2810 N. Parham Rd., Suite 300
Richmond, VA 23294
(804) 527-4251
lojohns2@vt.edu
Cathy M. Sutphin
Associate Director, Youth, Families, and Health
115 Hutcheson Hall (0908)
Blacksburg, VA 24061
(540) 231-6372
cmsutph@vt.edu
1890 Program Leadership
Robert Corley
Interim Dean/1890 Administrator
Box 9081, Virginia State University
Petersburg, VA 23831
(804) 524-5961
mmckinnie@vsu.edu
Janine Parker Woods
Associate Extension Administrator
Box 9081, Virginia State University
Petersburg, VA 23831
(804) 524-5262
jpwoods@vsu.edu
District Directors
Sonya Furgurson
Central District Director
150B Slayton Avenue, Suite 112D
Danville, VA 24540
(434) 766-6761
sonyaf@vt.edu
Morris White
Northeast District Director
2810 N Parham Road, Suite 300
Richmond, VA 23294
(804) 381-1926
morrisfw@vt.edu
John Thompson
Northwest District Director
2322 Blue Stone Hills Drive, Suite 140
Harrisonburg, VA 22801
(540) 432-6029
jthomp75@vt.edu
Janet Spencer
Southeast District Director
2810 N. Parham Road, Suite 300
Richmond, VA 23294
(804) 524-5272
jaashle2@vt.edu
Danny Peek
Southwest District Director
One Partnership Circle, Suite 126
Abingdon, VA 24210
(276) 619-4330
dpeek@vt.edu
4-H Educational Center Directors
Kathy Guindon
Director, Airfield 4-H Educational Center
15189 Airfield Road
Wakefield, VA 23888
(757) 899-4901
mel88@vt.edu
Heather Benninghove
Director, Holiday Lake 4-H Educational Center
1267 4-H Camp Road
Appomattox, VA 24522
(434) 248-5444
Sue Williams
Director, Jamestown 4-H Educational Center
3751 4-H Club Road
Williamsburg, VA 23185
(757) 253-4931
wsue8@exchange.vt.edu
Katie Tennant
Director, Northern Virginia 4-H Educational Center
600 4H Center Drive
Front Royal, VA 22640
(540) 635-7171
tennantk@vt.edu
Nina Brooks
Director, Smith Mountain Lake 4-H Educational Center
775 Hermitage Road
Wirtz, VA 24184
(540) 721-2759
rellmore@vt.edu

Director, Southwest Virginia 4-H Educational Center
25236 Hillman Highway
Abingdon, VA 24210
(276) 676-6180
robynar@vt.edu