Virginia L. New

Virginia L. New

MS Extension Associate, EFNEP 828-687-0570

Areas of Expertise

  • Nutrition
  • Training and Development
  • Curriculum Development
  • Youth and Adult Education


Virginia provides leadership in managing the Expanded Food & Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) in the West District. Her duties include teaming with district and county Extension directors to recruit, hire, coach and evaluate the performance of nutrition program assistants working in Avery, Buncombe, Jackson, Macon, McDowell, Mitchell, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey Counties. She is responsible for training and development of personnel, monitoring accomplishments, and providing program data to national, state and local stakeholders. Having received a B.S. in Home Economics from California State University at Long Beach and a M.S. in Human Resources from Western Carolina University, Virginia’s professional experiences include working as a Nutrition Programs Supervisor for the N.C. Cooperative Extension Service and a Home Economist for the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control.

Programs and Initiatives

  • EFNEP Administration and Oversight

Contact Information

Youth, Family, and Community Sciences
NC State University
Office Location:
Mountain Horticulture Crops Research and Extension Center
455 Research Drive
Mills River, North Carolina 28759
828- 687-0570