Alan Devan, Senior Vice President S·C·U·D
Alan began his successful career at the Sevier County Utility District (S·C·U·D) in 1999. Prior to S·C·U·D Alan learned the natural gas industry while working for the East Tennessee Natural Gas Association as a Transmission Engineer for 14 years.
Alan’s career also includes consulting work as a distribution engineer. Alan was hired at S·C·U·D because of his unparalleled knowledge of and experience in the natural gas industry.
Alan began at S·C·U·D to develop the Mapping and Engineering Department. With Alan’s hard work, commitment to technology, and extensive back ground in the field he created a modern and sophisticated department.
Because of Alan’s impressive accomplishments he was promoted to Senior Vice President of Engineering & Operations in 2009. Alan’s leadership has lead to the implementation of an advanced Global Positioning Satellite (GPS) equipment to maintain our mapping system.
He has equipped our team with tablet personal computers (PC) for mapping, database information, and inspections. Alan continues to move S·C·U·D ahead of the competition. He participates in the Tennessee Gas Association and currently serves on the Operations and Safety Committee of the American Public Gas Association.
Alan has been a proud East Tennessean since 1972. He is a graduate of the University of Tennessee where he obtained his Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering. Alan is married to Cathy Devan; they have four children and two grandchildren.