UT Extension Office

Rachel Dean, MPH

County Director and FCS Agent

UT Extension Carter County





Phone: (423) 542-1818
Fax: (423) 547-1520

824 E. Elk Avenue
Elizabethton, TN 37643

Hours of Operation:
8:00 am to 12:00 noon
& 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm


The Carter County Extension Office is part of the University of Tennessee Extension Service. UT Extension is a statewide educational organization and a partnership between the Carter County government, The University of Tennessee and the US Dept. of Agriculture. UT Extension brings research-based knowledge in agriculture, family and consumer sciences and 4-H youth development to individuals, families and communities.



Vickie Clark – Family & Consumer Sciences Agent – mclark@utk.edu

Kathleen Wilson – Agriculture Agent – kwilso63@utk.edu

Emily Barton – 4-H Agent – ebanks3@utk.edu

Karissa Cornett – 4-H Program Assistant 

Lacie Young – TNCEP Program – lyoung51@utk.edu

Cathy Bunton – Administrative Support Assistant – cstaple2@utk.edu


Agriculture Committee:

  • Travis Hill – Chairman
  • Dr. Robert Acuff
  • Bobby Blevins
  • Tracy Buckles
  • Aaron Jack
  • Mark Tester
  • Mike Nidiffer