You want names? We’ve got names.
Names of the SC Public Service Commissioners, who have been acting on SCE&G’s rate requests and will decide how much more the utility can charge us for its unfinished nuclear reactors at the VC Summer nuclear facility.
Names of the commissioners who gave SCANA the initial go-ahead to start the project, back in 2008.
Names of SCANA’s management and board members.
Names of Santee Cooper’s management and board members.
And a link to the names of legislators who approved the law that made it oh, so much easier for us to be charged already — and left holding the bag — for the failed project.
Public Service Commission
The links take you to contact and biographical information about them on the PSC website.
John E. “Butch” Howard, District 1*
Elliott F. Elam, Jr., District 2
Comer H. “Randy” Randall, Vice Chairman, District 3
Elizabeth B. “Lib” Fleming, District 4*
Swain E. Whitfield, Chairman District 5
Nikiya “Nikki” Hall, District 6
G. O’Neal Hamilton, District 7*
* Was serving on the commission in 2008, when the project was given its crucial, initial approval
PSC members in 2008, when the project was given initial approval
John E. “Butch” Howard, District 1, Charleston
David A. Wright, District 2, Columbia
Randy Mitchell, District 3, Saluda
Elizabeth B. “Lib” Fleming, District 4, Spartanburg
G. O’Neal Hamilton, chairman, District 5, Bennettsville
Mignon L. Clyburn, District 6, Charleston
C. Robert Moseley, vice chairman, at large, Irmo
SCANA Corp (parent of SCE&G)
Kevin Marsh, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Board of Directors
Gregory E. Aliff, Certified Public Accountant, Retired from Deloitte & Touche LLP, Reston, VA
James A. Bennett, South Carolina Central Area Executive, First Citizens Bank & Trust Company, Columbia, SC
John F.A.V. Cecil, President, Biltmore Farms, Asheville, NC
Sharon A. Decker, Chief Operating Officer, Tryon International Equestrian Center, Mill Spring, NC
D. Maybank Hagood, Chairman & CEO, Southern Diversified Distributors, Charleston, SC
Kevin B. Marsh, President & CEO, SCANA Corporation, Cayce, SC
Lynne M. Miller, Environmental Consultant, Great Falls, VA
James W. Roquemore, CEO and Chairman, Patten Seed Company, Orangeburg, SC
Alfredo Trujillo, President & COO, Georgia Tech Foundation, Atlanta, GA
Maceo K. Sloan, Chairman, President & CEO, Sloan Financial Group, Chairman & CEO, NCM Capital Management Group, Durham, NC
Lonnie N. Carter, President and Chief Executive Officer (announced his retirement on Aug. 25)
Board of Directors
The dates after the names tell when those commissioners first joined the Santee Cooper board
W. Leighton Lord III, Chairman, Nexsen Pruet law firm, Columbia (2009)
William A. Finn, 1st Vice Chairman, chairman of AstenJohnson, a specialty textile company for the printing and papermaking industries based in Charleston (2006)
Barry Wynn, 2nd Vice Chairman, president of Colonial Trust Company, a private trust company specializing in investment management and estate services, Spartanburg (2006)
Kristofer Clark, broker with Easlan Capital and owner of Pristine Properties LLC., Easley (2011)
Merrell W. Floyd, retired staff coordinator at Horry Electric Cooperative, Conway (2014)
J. Calhoun Land IV, Land, Parker & Welch law firm, Manning (1999)
Stephen H. Mudge, co-founder, president and CEO of Serrus Capital Partners, a Greenville-based real estate investment firm (2016)
Peggy H. Pinnell, owner of the Peggy H. Pinnell Insurance Agency in Moncks Corner, a State Farm agency (2009)
Dan J. Ray, president of DR Capital Group, a Pawleys Island-based financial advisory and investment company (2014)
David F. Singleton, president of Singleton Properties, a real estate investment and sales firm, Myrtle Beach (2011)
Jack F. Wolfe Jr., past president and CEO of the Mid-Carolina Electric Cooperative in Lexington (2014)
Office of Regulatory Staff
Dukes Scott, executive director
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