Savannah Valley District

Samantha Porzelt, Water Resources Agent for Berkeley and Dorchester Counties

Samantha Porzelt is a Water Resources Agent for Charleston, Berkeley, and Dorchester Counties. She started with Clemson Extension on August 30th, 2021. She graduated from Texas A&M at Galveston in 2013 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Marine Biology. After graduation, Samantha worked as a Biologist at public aquariums, including the South Carolina Aquarium […]

More Broccoli. Please!

Christine Patrick Parents and children seem to have more struggles over vegetables than any other kind of food. Vegetables should be offered in the same matter-of-fact way that all other foods are offered Start vegetables in infancy. Talk to your doctor or WIC program about how and when to begin solid foods. Some nutritionists recommend […]

Gayle Williford, 4-H Agent and Food Systems and Safety Agent: Dorchester and Berkeley Counties

Gayle Williford

Gayle provides information in various settings to all age groups relating to foods, nutrition, and healthy lifestyles. Information may be provided through classes/workshops, demonstrations, exhibits, etc. She currently holds membership in the SC Association of Extension 4-H Agents, National Association of Extension 4-H Agents, and the SC Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences and […]

Jennifer Smalls, Administrative Assistant: Berkeley County

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Jennifer Smalls serves as the Administrative Assistant for the Berkeley County Clemson Extension Office. She provides services, advice, and assistance for administrative, financial, and clerical business plus other services in support of Berkeley County Clemson Extension programs. Jennifer is responsible for general office management and secretarial support. She provides funds management, publications/printed material management and […]

Akendra Jackson, EFNEP – Berkeley County

Akendra Jackson

Akendra Jackson has 12 years of experience with Clemson University Cooperative Extension Service (EFNEP). She serves Berkeley and Charleston counties as a Nutrition Educator. She works in the community and with other agencies to assist limited-resource audiences in acquiring the knowledge, skills, attitudes, and changed behavior necessary for nutritionally sound diets, and improvement of the […]

Guinn Wallover, Water Resources Agent- Dorchester: Berkeley and Clarendon Counties

Guinn Wallover

Guinn serves as a Water Resources Extension Agent for the coastal district and serves as coordinator of the Master Pond Manager program. Guinn is the Coordinator for the Charleston County Extension Office. Guinn’s areas of interest include pond management, surface water and groundwater monitoring, and water quality analysis. Guinn is a member of the South […]

Derrick Phinney, Natural Resources Program Director Dorchester County

Derrick Phinney

Derrick Phinney is the Natural Resources Program Director for Clemson Cooperative Extension providing statewide programmatic leadership to extension agents working in forestry, wildlife, and water. He received both a B.S and M.S in Forest Management from Clemson University and is a registered forester. Derrick’s experience is working in land management and environmental regulations since 1998. […]

Molly Jones, 4-H Agent: Dorchester County

Molly Jones

Molly Jones is the 4-H Agent for Dorchester County. She is a graduate of Coastal Carolina University with a BS in Marine Science possessing experience in formal and informal science education. She was previously employed with the South Carolina Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism as a Naturalist Interpreter, focusing greatly on conservation, animal sciences, […]

Parker Johnson, Forestry and Wildlife Resources Agent: Berkeley and Dorchester Counties

Parker Johnson

Parker Johnson is an Extension Agent with Clemson Cooperative Extension, specializing in forestry and wildlife resources research and public education. He has worked for Clemson University since 2017 and is currently based out of the Dorchester County Extension Office in Saint George, SC. Parker covers Berkeley, Charleston, and Dorchester Counties as a forestry and wildlife […]

Christopher Burtt, Horticulture Agent: Berkeley and Dorchester Counties

Christopher Burtt

Christopher is a Horticulture Extension Agent with a focus on urban horticulture. He coordinates the Tri-county Master Gardener program. He assists homeowners as well as Nurseries and growers in providing technical support. Clemson University Cooperative Extension Service offers its programs to people of all ages, regardless of race, color, gender, religion, national origin, disability, political […]