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 air pollution control.

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

Elected Officers

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

Wes Painter

Wes Painter has been a member of the DSUA since 2017 when I attended my first conference in Philadelphia PA.  I am a 2004 Graduate of Tennessee Technological University with a BS in Mechanical Engineering.  I worked at United Chemi-Con in Lansing North Carolina and Strongwell Corporation in Bristol Virginia before I joined Eastman Chemical

Craig Henry

Craig has been a DSUA member since 2018 and currently is the Maintenance Superintendent at AEP/SWEPCO John W. Turk Power Plant. Craig began his career in 1978 at the Welsh Power Plant progressing through operation to the position of Assistant Shift Supervisor. In 1991 Craig transferred to the Wilkes Power Plant as a Shift Supervisor

Curt Biehn

Curt Biehn is Business Director, Flue Gas Treatment for Mississippi Lime Company.  He has been with Mississippi Lime since 2008, focusing on air pollution control in Dry Scrubber and Dry Sorbent Injection systems.  Curt holds a B.S. degree in Chemistry from SIU – Edwardsville and a M. S. in Organic Chemistry from The Ohio State

Travis Reynolds

Following graduation from University of Tennessee Knoxville with a B.S. in Chemical Engineering, Travis joined GE Power (formerly Alstom Power) in 2005 as a Process Engineer with a focus on dry scrubbers and SCRs.  As a Lead Process Engineer, he was responsible for the process design, performance, start-up, and operation of several NID and SDA