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Meet the Team!

The work accomplished by Carolina Clear is due to a great team of Extension Agents housed across the state and daily working with SC public and professional audiences. Feel free to contact any of us at any time for more information! Below are brief bios on each team member.

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Katie Giacalone is an Extension Associate, coordinator of the Carolina Clear program and the Director of the Clemson Center for Watershed Excellence. Katie's background includes monitoring, microbial source tracking, GIS, watershed restoration and protection plan development, shoreline restoration, stormwater outreach and program development, and building regional collaboration. 

Contact Katie at (864) 656-0847 or kgiacal@clemson.edu.

Amy Scaroni, Ph.D.

Amy Scaroni, Ph.D. is an Extension Associate and the Associate Coordinator of the Carolina Clear program.  Amy comes to Carolina Clear with a background in research, extension, and environmental education. She has experience in coastal natural resource management, watershed restoration, and a particular interest in engaging communities in managing local water quality. Contact Amy at (843)730-5103 or ascaron@clemson.edu.



Calvin Sawyer, Ph.D. is an Extension Associate and the Associate Director of the Center for Watershed Excellence, as well as one of the original developers of the Carolina Clear program. Cal currently serves as the Extension Water Quality Coordinator and co-teaches the CEPSCI and CSPR Certification courses.
Contact Cal at (864) 656-4072 or calvins@clemson.edu

Cal Sawyer, sporting a CSREES polo and Home-A-Syst booklet


Rachel Herold is a Water Resources and Natural Resources Extension Agent and the coordinator for the Anderson County Stormwater Partners. Rachel comes to Carolina Clear with experience in outdoor and classroom science education, and enjoys working with all ages to promote a healthy environment. Contact Rachel at 864-359-3385 or herold@clemson.edu.

Rachel Herold


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Kim Counts Morganello
 is the co-coordinator of the Ashley Cooper Stormwater Education Consortium and a Water Resources Agent for Charleston, Berkeley, Dorchester and Beaufort Counties. Kim brings to Carolina Clear her background in community outreach, environmental and outdoor education. Kim has experience in managing and monitoring invasive plant species as well as promoting the use of native plants in the home landscape.  Contact Kim at (843) 722-5940 ext. 128 or kcounts@clemson.edu

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Angela Crouch is a Clemson Extension Agent in the Charleston County office. She is the coordinator of Community Pride Inc., of Charleston County, a non-profit organization that promotes environmental stewardship and beautification. She is also the local Adopt-A-Highway coordinator and works with Carolina Clear to manage the storm drain marking program in the Ashley Cooper Stormwater Education Consortium
Contact Angela at (843) 722-5940 ext. 132 or acrouch@clemson.edu

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Guinn Garrett Wallover is Water Resources Extension Agent for Berkeley, Charleston, and Dorchester counties and co-coordinator of the Ashley Cooper Stormwater Education Consortium. Guinn comes to Carolina Clear with a background in environmental science, as well as her experience in stormwater management programming and water quality monitoring. Guinn enjoys working with the Lowcountry community to encourage participation in water resource protection. Contact Guinn at 843-722-5940, ext. 125 or cggarre@clemson.edu


See www.cwsec-sc.org.


Terasa Young

Terasa Lott
is a Water Resources Agent for Florence and Darlington Counties and the coordinator of the Florence / Darlington Stormwater Consortium. Terasa brings to Carolina Clear her background in science education in both formal and informal settings and her passion for promoting stewardship of our natural resources. Contact Terasa at (843) 661-4800 x. 113 or terasa@clemson.edu.


Cathy Reas Foster is the coordinator of the Pickens County Stormwater Partners. Cathy brings to Carolina Clear her background in hydrogeology and environmental consulting as well as her experiences as an outdoor and environmental educator.
Contact Cathy at (864) 878-1394 ext. 111 or creas@clemson.edu.

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Karen Jackson

Karen Jackson is the Water Resources Extension Agent in Richland County and the coordinator for the Richland Countywide Stormwater Consortium. Karen comes to Carolina Clear with a background in benthic macroinvertebrates and water quality monitoring. She has a passion for environmental stewardship and conservation. Contact Karen at (803) 865-1216 or karen7@clemson.edu.


Breann Liebermann is a Water Resources Agent in Sumter County and the coordinator of Sumter Stormwater Solutions. Breann comes to Clemson Extension with a background in bio-environmental engineering, water quality research, and environmental outreach. She has worked and studied in New York, New Jersey, Honduras, Scotland, Maine, and Alaska. Contact Breann at (803) 773-5561 or blieber@clemson.edu

Breann Liebermann