About Dry Scrubbers Users Assocation

The Dry Scrubber Users Association is a non-profit, non-stock corporation formed in 2008. Our mission is to facilitate the exchange of valuable knowledge amongst owners, operators and suppliers of dry scrubber technology used for flue gas treatment in the power generation industry.

For more information about the organization, view our bylaws here.

Elected Officers

Matt Devitt

Matt has been a DSUA member since 2018.  He started his career with Lafarge Cement at the Alpena Plant upon Graduation from Michigan Tech with a Chemical Engineering BS.  Over the last 15-years, he has held varying roles within the Cement, Lime, and Power Industries.  All focused on manufacturing/process improvement and increasing system efficiencies.   Most

Daniel Toft

After learning about the DSUA from a plant in Nebraska, Dan attended his first DSUA annual conference in Gainesville, Florida and has been active ever since. He served as a Conference Director for the 2017 year, and was elected to serve as President for 2018. Professionally, Dan is the Director of Business Development for Duromar

David Kahan

David has been a DSUA member since 2014 and acted as a director in 2016 before being elected vice president in 2017.  David currently works as a Regional Sales Engineer and SDA SME at Gecko Robotics.  David received a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from West Virginia University in 2009.  Out of college, David was hired

Darren Farnworth

Darren has been a DSUA member since 2008 and currently works as a Regional Sales Manager for STT Enviro Corp.  Darren received a B.A.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of British Columbia in 1998.  Darren spent the first few years of his career working in the Forest Industry in British Columbia, Canada, including work

Monte Thompson

Monte has been a DSUA member since 2009 and currently works as the Heat Recovery Area Leader at SunCoke Energy.  Monte graduated in 2003 from Ohio University with an associate’s degree in Business and is currently working towards a bachelor’s in Business from Ohio University. Monte started working for SunCoke Energy at the Haverhill Ohio

Alan McMillion

Alan has been a DSUA member since 2015 and currently works a Maintenance Superintendent at SCE&G Cope Generating Station.  Alan served in the US Navy and then graduated from University of South Carolina with his B.S in Exercise Science with minors in Chemistry and Biology.  He started work in Electric Operations at SCE&G in December

Jerry Hunt

Jerry has been a DSUA member since 2014 and currently works as a Flue Gas Treatment Specialist at Lhoist North America. Jerry graduated in 2005 from SUNY Buffalo with his Masters in Chemical Engineering. Prior to working with Lhoist North America he spent 5 years working as a Senior Wet Flue Gas Desulfurization Applications Engineer

Shawn Veurink

Shawn M. Veurink, is a South Dakota native and a graduate of South Dakota School of Mines & Technology with a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering in 1994.  After graduating college, Shawn worked for Schlumberger Well Services as a Field Engineer in Texas and Louisiana from 1994-1995.  Shawn returned to Rapid City as an Engineer for