May Meeting, 2015
We are no longer $ubcontractors
Scavello’s on the Island

Special Holiday Meeting, 2014
Verdis of Whitestone
Entertainment by Magical Entertainment

October, 2014
Master Keying Overview
Presented by Allen Riso
Key Systems Specialist for Allegion

May, 2014
Access Control Coordination
Presented by Leah Convery-Meyer CSI,CDT
Architectural Consultant for Stanley Security Solutions

37th Annual DHI NY Chapter Golf Outing
Twin Brooks Country Club
Photos from the Event

January, 2014
Special Holiday Meeting
Entertainment by Guest Speakers Larry & Raven: ‘Mentalists’

October, 2013
Construction Lien Collections Simplified
Presented by Guest Speaker Samuel Dan, President & CEO of Construction Lien Collections

May, 2013
Stress and Time Management Skills that will Make you More Successful!
Presented by Guest Speaker Eileen Lichenstein, Author and Performance Success Coach

February, 2013
Balancing Safety & Security in Our Schools
Presented by Guest Speaker Liana Steffens, CSI

December, 2012
Success with The Big Challenge!
We extend a HUGE thank you to:
Securitech Group, Accurate Door & Hardware, General Partitions, Legacy Manufacturing LLC and others who generously contributed and turned the NY chapter DHI’s initial donation of $5,000 into… $21,500++!

October 17 & 18, 2012
Annual Conference in Las Vegas ‘CoNEXTions’

October 2, 2012
Topic: The Opportunities for Distributors to Increase Sales Through Working with Electronic System Intergraters.
Guest Speaker: Frank Santamorena, PSP

Wednesday May 8 6:00pm
Topic: Hollow Metal Exposed!
Guest Speaker: Ken Raikowski, AHC, CSI

Wednesday March 14 5:00pm
Topic: Social Media for Construction Professionals… Understanding Social Media
Guest Speaker: Joy Davis, CSI, CCPR

Tuesday, December 6 2011 (Holiday Meeting)
Featuring Comedian Steve Shaffer!

May 10, 2011 (Elections & Scholarship Awards)
Topic: “Professional Networking vs. Social Networking…..Who needs it?”
Speaker: Ms. Lori Greene, AHC/CDC, CCPR
Fire Door Assembly Inspector + Spec Team Leader of Ingersol Rand Security Technologies

February 9, 2011 – Joint Meeting
with Metro NY Chapter CSI
Topic: “The Future of Door Hardware Specifying”
Speaker: Mr. Aaron Smith, LEED AP – Director of Sustainable Building Solutions at ASSA ABLOY
December 14, 2010 – Holiday Meeting
Entertainment: Joe DeVito (

October 12, 2010
Topic: “Complaint Handling”
Speaker: Mr. Dan Hogan – National Trainer, Speaker & Territory Manager V-T Industries
June 14, 2010

Golf Outing
May 11, 2010
Topic: “What’s New with DHI & the FDAI Program”
Speaker: Mr. Jim Tartre, CDC – President DHI

February 9, 2010
Education Program: “Understanding Special Purpose
Doors & Windows”
Presenter: Ken Kuzman – Kreiger Specialty Products

December 8, 2009 – Holiday Meeting
Entertainment: Richie Byrne (

October 13, 2009
Topic: Two part presentation (Presentation)
Part 1: “What are the local code updates and how do they affect me”
Part 2: “What does it take to receive AHC, CDC or EHC credentials”
Speaker: Mr. David Pedreira, AHC, CDC, CSI, CDT, DHI National Instructor

May 12, 2009 – Elections
Topic: Annual Fire Door Assembly Inspections
Speaker: Catherine Hall, AHC, FDAI
Building Construction Program Manager for NY State OGS
Special Guest: Mr. Jim Tartre, CDC – President Elect DHI

February 10, 2009
(Meeting Photos)
Topic: The Relationship between the Architect & the Distributor
Speaker: Mr. Carl Stone, AIA
Carl Stone Consulting

December 9, 2008 – Holiday Meeting
(Meeting Photos)
Entertainment: Rob Magnotti
Location: Villa Barone Manor

October 14, 2008
Topic: Business Etiquette in Communication
Speaker: Ali Edwards
Director of Operations & Training
New Horizons Computer Learning Center

Golf Outing 2008
(Meeting Photos)

May 13, 2008
Topic: Open Architecture…..NOT Proprietary!
What is it & what does it mean for our future?
Speaker: Jennifer Toscano
Marketing Manager, Electronic Locks – Open Architecture Products
Ingersoll Rand Security Technologies

March 11, 2008
Topic: “If you LEED…..they will follow!”
LEED Choices in Architectural Wood Doors
Speaker: Daniel Hogan
VT Industries Architectural Door Devision

December 11, 2007: Chapter Holiday Meeting
(Meeting Photos)
Topic: 40th Anniversary Special
Holiday Meeting
Guest Entertainer: Joey Kola

October 9, 2007
Topic: What is going on in Lower Manhattan?
Speaker: Robert Harvey, Acting Executive Director of the Lower Manhattan Construction Command Center

May 8, 2007 : Chapter Annual Meeting & Elections
Topic: “What has DHI done for ME Lately?”
Speaker: Jerry Heppes, CAE – DHI Chief Executive Officer

February 20, 2007
Topic: “Annual Inspection of Fire Door Assemblies”
Speaker: David Pedreira, AHC, CSI

December 5, 2006: Chapter Holiday Meeting
(Meeting Photos)
Topic: DHI & General Trivia Game


October 10, 2006
Topic: “Shocking Industry Trends”
“Electrified Openings and Access Control”
Speaker: Mr. Paul Dauphin
VP Marketing & Business Development
ASSA ABLOY Door Security Solutions

May 9, 2006
(Meeting Photos)
Topic: “Last Man Down” – A Firefighter’s Story of Survival and Escape from the World Trade Center

February 21, 2006
(Meeting Photos)
Topic: “Burning Issues – Understanding Today’s Fire Rated Glass and Framing.”
Presented by: Technical Glass Products

December 6, 2005: Chapter Holiday Meeting
(Meeting Photos)
“Hilarious Roast – Zeke Wolfskehl, DAHC & Dominick Gargano, DAHC”

October 11, 2005
(Meeting Photos )