Board of Governors


Architectural Consultant & Specification Coordinator, Allegion

Jason Gehrs, DHT, AHC, DHC, CFDAI, FDHI has been in the door & hardware industry for over 40 years having received his AHC credentials in 1984. During his career in this industry, he worked in distribution for 27 years and has spent 18 years in the manufacturing sector. Currently he is employed as an Architectural Consultant and Specification Writer for Allegion.

He has been involved in the Door & Hardware Institute since 1980 and have served in chapter officer positions in Connecticut, Michigan, MO-Kan, and Iowa. He currently serves as the education chairman in the Iowa Chapter and has presented, and continues to present, the DHI courses to his local chapter as well as other nearby chapters. He has been regularly teaching at the DHI National Classroom Series programs since 2006 plus he taught sporadically in the 1990’s under the week-long instructional program.

He has served as a member of the Education Council since 2009 and has helped update many of the courses during that time. He was also involved in the development of the testing criteria for the new DHT and DHC credentials. He feels that being involved in DHI is critical for both the personal and professional growth of our membership and looks forward to serving as the Education Council Chairman.