Welcome Charlotte Glen: New NC EMGV State Coordinator

— Written By
Charlotte Glen

Charlotte Glen
NC State EMGV State Coordinator

Charlotte Glen was born and raised in Jones County, NC. Her long time interest in horticulture began as child in her grandmother’s flower garden and her grandfather’s watermelon patch.

Mrs. Glen attended NC State University, majoring in horticulture. She participated in a yearlong internship sponsored by Scottish Heritage, USA, at Threave Gardens in Castle Douglas, Scotland. She also interned at world renowned Longwood Gardens. She then moved to New Zealand, graduating from Lincoln University, with a bachelor’s degree in horticulture. Upon returning to the United States, Mrs. Glen earned a Master’s Degree in Agricultural and Extension Education from NC State University and is in the last phase of achieving a Doctoral Degree in Agricultural and Extension Education.

Charlotte has served as a horticulture agent with N.C. Cooperative Extension since 2000, working primarily with consumer horticulture and the Master Gardener Volunteer program, in Johnston, New Hanover, Pender and Chatham Counties. Charlotte has also served as a mentor for horticulture agents across the state. We are delighted to welcome her to statewide leadership of the NC Extension Master Gardener program beginning January 16, 2018.