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

Travis Reynolds – President

Travis has been active with DSUA since 2008 and on the board since 2019. He joined Alstom Power as a college intern during his Junior year at the University of Tennessee Knoxville. He was hired full time after graduation in 2006, which was at tail end of the SCR spike and at the height of

Mitch Lund – Vice President

Mitch is the Vice President of DSUA and has been serving the industry since 2012. He has been a proud member of the DSUA board team since 2019, starting his service as a board advisor. Mitch is the business development and sales manager for HaF Equipment (Maplewood, MN), supporting new and existing customers by helping

Lauren Ruess – Secretary

Lauren Ruess has been a member of DSUA since 2021 and currently works as the Commercial Manager for Industrious Service Group and RWI Manufacturing in Owosso, Michigan. She graduated in 2018 with her BS in Chemical Engineering and in 2019 with her MS in Engineering and Technology Management from Colorado School of Mines. She has

Shawn Veurink – Treasurer

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

Sean Dooley – Director Communications

Since graduating from the University of Illinois in 2011, with a bachelors in Chemistry and Hydrology Engineering, Sean has been focused on material handling and pollution control. Experience spanned sulfuric acid measurements in Saudi Arabia to domestic dry scrubbing installations at utilities and industrial facilities. Previous work background at Clean Air Engineering and Nol-Tec. Sean

Keith Oglivie – Director Sponsorships

Keith is the Director of Technical Sales at Micronics Engineered Filtration Group (MEFG), one of the world’s oldest and largest providers of air pollution control and liquid filtration products. With over 36 years of experience in the operation and maintenance of various types of filtration systems, he has developed a deep expertise and passion for

Mark Thomas – Director Content Coordinator

Mark Thomas, P.E. is an independent engineer providing consulting and design services to a number of utility companies and vendors. He specializes in Dry Sorbent Injection System (DSI) analysis, testing, design, retrofit and integration. He has over 30 years of experience on all major power plant systems but focuses on pollution control systems. Before leaving

Jerry Hunt – Advisor

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

Stewart Mckenzie – Advisor

Stewart education combines a strong academic background with business acumen which leverages a MBA and Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering to effect solutions for customers and partners. Stewart has developed a broad experience base throughout his career. He has experience in the cement, chemicals, power, materials, mining, paints and coatings, and alternative fuel industries

David Kahan – Advisor

David Kahan has a BS in Chemical Engineering from West Virginia University. David began his career as a Startup & Commissioning Engineer working for a large OEM focused on Air Pollution Control Equipment. As new construction and retrofits dried up, David worked for a thermalspray company before joining Gecko Robotics in 2018. David is a