A Founding Mother of Blue Ridge Women in Agriculture
Percilla Sue Counts retired in 2008 as Watauga County Extension Director for the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service. Sue began her career with Cooperative Extension in 1993. Asmproject manager for the Southern Appalachian Leadership Initiative on Cancer, Sue had extensive field experience in Ashe, Alleghany, Surry, and Wilkes counties. She already had 27 years of experience in public health, nutrition education, and in teaching/consulting at the local state, and federal levels.