Contact Us

We proudly serve door security + safety professionals and their dynamic companies. Our members’ needs and values are important to us and we seek to build relationships, not just memberships.  Below is information about your team, we encourage you to reach out contact us any time.  We’ve also provided a FAQ of topics and questions we are frequently are asked about. We offer this as another way to find quick answers and clarify your point of contact for your need. 

As a reminder, the contact information for our new headquarters is:

2025 M Street NW, Suite 800
Washington, DC 20036 USA
Phone: (202) 367-1134
Fax: (202) 367-2134

We look forward to hearing from you!

Management Team

Jerry Heppes, Sr., CAE
Chief Executive Officer

Strategic direction, policy, finance, governance, organizational relationships, and staff management.

Sharon Newport, CAE
Chief Operating Officer
Operations planning and management, including oversight of member services.

Laura Frye Weaver, DHT, DAHC, DHC, CSI, CDT, CCS, CFDAI
Vice President of Education, Certification and Technical Activities
Education and certification strategic initiatives and program management.


Education and Certification

Christine Murphy Peck
Senior Director of Education and Certification
Education strategic initiatives and program management.

Erica Klein
Certification Senior Manager
Certification program management and exam management.

Audrey Wyser, DHT, AHC, DHC, CSI, CDT
Technical Manager
Responsible for the currency and relevancy of education content as well as DHI technical resource materials.

Hanne Sevachko
Education Manager

Manages education and certification programs as well as education business development. 

Amy Everett
Education/Certification Associate
Education program management and coordination.

Sarah Carrillo
Education/Certification Associate
Education program management and coordination.


Member Services and Chapter Relations

Meghan Czaikoski
Member Services and Chapter Relations Manager
Individual and corporate membership recruitment and retention, and chapter support.

Sarah Mullen
Member Services Coordinator

Jordan Newsome
Member Services Associate


Events

Erin Tench
Director of Events
Event planning, management, and logistics.

Corie Stretton
Events Coordinator

Staci Blue
Events Associate

Marketing and Communications

Adam Berkshire
Marketing and Communications Manager
Manages marketing and communications projects and initiatives.

Jessica Byrnes
Marketing and Communications Coordinator
Supports all marketing and communications projects with a focus on implementing digital communications.


Publications

Al Rickard, CAE
Editor
Editor of Door Security + Safety magazine and IndustryWatch e-newsletter and news feed.

Alexandra Walsh
Associate Editor
Associate Editor of Door Security + Safety magazine.

Alexa Schlosser
Publications Coordinator
Coordinates publishing IndustryWatch e-newsletter and DHI advertising in Door Security + Safety magazine.

Hallie Brown
Advertising Manager
Responsible for advertising sales in the monthly Door Security + Safety magazine and all digital opportunities that include: www.DHI.org, IndustryWatch news feed and e-newsletter, and content marketing opportunities.

Katherine Givan
Advertising Coordinator
Coordinates advertising assets and production requirements for print and digital advertising.

Government Relations

Greg Holcomb
Director of Government Relations

Finance

Jeffrey Reeves
Accounting Manager
Finance and accounting oversight.

Madison Beam
Senior Staff Accountant
Supports financial operations and reporting.


Information Technology

Denise Childs
Database Administrator

Database administration, report writing, and information systems support.