Tyrone Fisher, a native of Zachary, is a County Extension Director in Harnett County, North Carolina, and president of the North Carolina County Agricultural Agents Association. Fisher, a graduate of Zachary High School and Southern University, recently attended the Galaxy IV Extension Conference in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, which celebrated the diversity of the individual Joint Council of Extension Professionals (JCEP) member associations.
Every five years, the JCEP sponsors and provides leadership for a Galaxy Conference for the entire United States Extension System. The conference invites participation from all JCEP member associations and other partners critical to the extension mission. The conference demonstrates the Extension's commitment to teamwork and provides an opportunity for common purpose and organizational unity.
As president of the North Carolina association, Fisher works to represent agricultural agents from across the state to ensure that they continue to meet the needs of the citizens.