John Calhoun Treasurer
John Anthony Calhoun is a Financial Analyst III at the South Carolina Public Service Authority, located in Moncks Corner, SC. He graduated from Prairie View A&M University (Prairie View, TX) with a B.S in Physics and Mathematics in 1991. His graduate education was completed at Rice University (Houston, TX) where he received a M.S in Computation and Applied Mathematics in 1994.
This is John's first year as a member of the SCSC Board. He looks forward to adding his voice as the 2018 Board develops the vision for the next level of solar development of the SC Solar Council.
Outside of the office, John Anthony enjoys discovering new restaurants, supporting the Pittsburgh Steelers, working with various organizations on the national and local level, and mentoring the youth at Charity Missionary Church in North Charleston, SC.
Sr. Financial Analyst
SC Public Service Authority
One Riverwood Drive Moncks Corner, SC 29461
Richard Lovegreen Vice-Chair
Richard Lovegreen the manager for CED Greentech in West Columbia, SC. He obtained his B.S. from the Poole College of Management and North Carolina State University in May of 2004. Richard was recruited to join CED shortly after in 2005 and has been with them since. Since then, he was opened and run successful locations in Roanoke and Lynchburg, Virginia.
This is Richard’s first year on the SCSC board. He is greatly looking forward to advocating for the solar industry as a whole and helping to grow the network of installers and vendors throughout the state.
In his free time, Richard enjoys spending much of his time with his wife Erika and their three children. The family stays busy traveling, with a passion for exploring different areas of the state, country, and abroad. Richard is also a church council member at All Souls Anglican Church in Lexington, SC, where the family has been members since they moved to South Carolina in 2019.
423 Foster Brothers Drive, Suite 300, West Columbia, SC 29172
Roxanne Livingston Rich Chair
Roxanne Livingston Rich is the Renewable Energy Project Manager at Gregory Electric Co. Inc. She obtained her B.S. in Physics from Furman University and Master of Engineering in Electrical Engineering from the University of South Carolina.
Roxanne has previously served the SC Solar Council as Secretary (2016-2019), Board member (2018-present), Vice-Chair (2020), and Chair (2021-present). Education of children and community outreach are passions of hers that she strives to display through her leadership on the SCSC Board.
Outside of the office Roxanne enjoys participating in community theater and volunteering at her church, Mt. Tabor Lutheran Church, by singing with the ALIVE musicians and serving on the church council as education chair and secretary of the of the executive council. Most importantly Roxanne loves spending time with her husband (Auston), their son (Foster), and her family & friends!
Gregory Electric Co., Inc.
2124 College Street, Columbia, SC 29205
Nick Safay Secretary
Nick Safay is the Sales & Marketing Manager for Carolina Energy Conservation. Nick has a B.S. in Business Administration from Southern Vermont College and a M.A. focusing in Sustainable Development from The School for International Training.
With almost 10 years experience in the solar industry, Nick has worked with an EPC serving the Tennessee and Virginia markets and as a contracted consultant working for the Santee Cooper solar programs. He has also served on the board of directors of the Tennessee Chapter of SEIA and a regional council member for US Green Building Council.
Outside of the office, Nick enjoys traveling the world with his wife, seeing live music, enjoying fine wine and foods and boating the waters of Charleston where he lives.
Solar Division - Regional Manager
Charleston & Hilton Head/Bluffton
Carolina Energy Conservation
9516 Highway 707, Myrtle Beach, SC 29588
Grant Scheffer Assistant Treasurer
Senior Solar Consultant
South Coast Solar
1219 Bluff Road, Columbia, SC 29201
Vice President of Solar Division
Sustainable Energy & Lighting Solutions
8351 Palmetto Commerce Pkwy, Suite 203, Ladson, SC 29456
Energy Programs Specialist
Laurens Electric Cooperative
2254 Highway 14, Laurens, SC 29360
Energy Services Consultant
Blue Ridge Electric Cooperative
4365 Dorchester Road, Suite 301, North Charleston, SC 29405