Our Team

Our team works hard to fulfill the mission of Clean Energy Events.

Richard Groves

Founder / Director

Richard Groves is the founder of Clean Energy Events, a Wilmington nonprofit that provides portable solar power to community events while advocating renewable energy, energy efficiency and sustainable practice. He is also an adjunct sustainability instructor at Cape Fear Community College and teaching assistant/graduate student in the Dept. of Environmental Studies at University of North Carolina Wilmington, concentrating on Environmental Education. Rick is passionate about North Carolina’s solar potential and is working to develop informal education programs to inform the public on issues regarding solar energy adoption in the state.

Darian Richmond


Darian Richmond is a LEED Green Associate from Durham, North Carolina. He has an Associates degree in Sustainability Technologies from Cape Fear and shares the passion for sustainable living and renewable energy sources. 

Beth Furr

Secretary of Board of Directors

Beth Furr is a graduate of the Sustainability Technologies program at CFCC and holds a business degree from UNCW. With a love for the environment and the hope for a more sustainable future, Beth is a strong advocate and supporter of renewable energy.  

Logan Husain

Vice Chairman of the Board

As an advocate for clean energy transformation and green building practices, Logan Husain bridges his educational passions with his professional goals. As an emerging professional his life has become engulfed with advanced renewable energy technologies, sustainable growth, and political activism. Growing up in upstate New York, just outside of the Adirondack Park, Logan has always had a strong appreciation for outdoor recreation and conservation. When he isn’t pursuing his education or working on professional development, you can find Logan and his lovely girlfriend enjoying their hobbies like surfing and mountain biking. Logan truly believes that organizations like Clean Energy Events will help lead the way towards a sustainable future, by providing education and clean renewable energy.

Leigh Humphries

Chair of the Board of Directors

Leigh Humphries graduated from Cape Fear Community College with her AAS in Sustainability Technologies, and is working as an Energy Modeler for Above and Beyond Energy located in Wilmington, NC.   She advocates for social, economic, and environmental cooperation while maintaining the necessity for a sustainable, productive, and healthy lifestyle for all present and future generations.  Leigh was appointed Chair of the Board of Directors in May 2017.