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Our Staff


Charles William (Bill) Clendenin, Jr.
State Geologist

Degree: B.S. Southeast Missouri State University

   M.S. Montana College of Mineral Science and Technology

   Ph.D. University of the Witwatersrand

Expertise and Interest: Structural styles of Faulting and Reactivation, Depositional Systems and Sequence Stratigraphy, Regional Basin Analysis and Studies of Syndepositional Tectonics with emphasis on Rifting and Basin Inversion, Movement of Fluids in Sedimentary Basins.

State of South Carolina Service: 1995 to present

Office: 803.896.7702

C. Scott Howard
Chief Geologist

Degree: B.S. Washington and Lee University

M.S. University of Delaware

Ph.D. University of Delaware

Expertise: Structural Geology, Appalachian Piedmont framework, GIS

State of South Carolina service: 2000 to present

Office: 803.896.7712

William R. Doar, III
Senior Geologist - Coastal Plain

Degree: B.S. East Carolina University

M.S. East Carolina University

Ph.D. University of South Carolina

Expertise: Coastal Stratigraphy

State of South Carolina service: 1996 to present

Office: 843.953.0667

Katherine E. Luciano
Geologist II

Degree: B.S. College of William and Mary

M.S. College of Charleston

Expertise: Coastal Geomorphology, Seafloor Mapping

State of South Carolina service: 2012 to present

Office: 843.953.6843

Robert H. Morrow IV
Geologist II

Degree: B.S. University of North Carolina Wilmington

M.S. University of North Carolina Wilmington

Interests: Structural Geology, Geology of Island-arc systems, Continent-Continent and Arc-Continent Collision Zones.

Office: 803.896.1214

Andy Wykel
Geologist, Coastal Plain

Degree: B.S. University of South Carolina

Office: 803.896.7703

Tanner Arrington
GIS Manager- Land and Water Conservation

Degree: B.A. University of Texas at Austin

M.S. University of South Carolina

Office: 803.896.7714

Matt Henderson
Cartographer

Degree: B.S. University of South Carolina

Digital Information Program

Office: 803.896.7931

Jacky Steen
Director of Drilling Operations

STATEMAP and Other Drilling Projects

Office: 803.896.5554

Jack Garihan
Volunteer Geologist

Mapping of the Piedmont and Blue Ridge Regions

Don Secor
Volunteer Geologist

Mapping of the Piedmont and Blue Ridge Regions

 

Former Employees

Scotty Brown
Drill Crew

STATEMAP and Other Drilling Projects

Joe Koch
Program Coordinator - Drilling Services

STATEMAP and Other Drilling Projects

Member of the survey since 2000

Kaylin Riney
Geologist

Degree: B.S. University of South Carolina

Kerry McCarney-Castle
Senior Research Geologist

Degree: B.A. Slippery Rock University

M.S. University of Reading, England

Ph.D. University of South Carolina

Expertise: Source- to- sink sediment transport; Fluvial Geomorphology

Broad River Mitigation Trust Fund Project

Renaldo Jones
Lead Driller

Jacquelle Robinson
Drill Crew

Gered Lennon
Field Geologist
Keyonia M. Gallman
Geologic Intern

Digital Information Program

Courtney Douglas
Geologic Intern

Degree: B.S. University of South Carolina

Digital Information Program

Joshua Williams
Geologist I

Digital Information Program

Tristan Childress
Geologist I

Broad River Mitigation Trust Fund Project

Todd Elder
Geologist I

Broad River Mitigation Trust Fund Project

Reid Heaton
Research Assistant

Broad River Mitigation Trust Fund Project


South Carolina Geological Survey
5 Geology Road
Columbia, SC 29212
phone 803.896.7931 -or- fax 803.896.7695

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