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March 10, 2010

Burke is Northeast District Extension Director

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Dr. Travis Burke, Pasquotank County Extension director, has been named the Northeast District Extension director for the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service. Dr. Joe Zublena, Cooperative Extension associate director and director of county operations, announced that Burke will begin the new assignment effective March 1. Burke replaces Dr. Wanda Sykes, who retired in October.

“We're excited to have Dr. Burke on the County Operations Team which oversees all the Extension employees and programs in the counties,” Zublena said. “He is an outstanding people person who excels in establishing relationships and networks.”

Burke has served as Pasquotank County’s Extension director since 1998. Prior to that role, he was the Extension agricultural and 4-H and Youth Development agent in Pasquotank from 1982 to 1998.

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