Board of Directors
2019-2020 DMAW Board Candidates Elections
There are many important issues facing our industry today and our goal is to continue building on our strong board of directors with professionals who will carry us into the future!
To meet the needs of the organization, the board has decided to operate with a 21-member board versus the 22-member board we have had the past two years.
Currently, there are 9 members of the board who have decided to run for re-election; additionally, a total of 4 board members have completed their terms or are stepping down. To reach our 21-member board, we have 12 positions to fill. Below is the list of candidates and you can read their bios here.
The new nominees are:
- Jim Chmielewski, Public Interest Communications
- Tracy Lea, The Harrington Agency
- Heather Philpot, Infogroup
- Adva Priso, Anne Lewis Strategies
- Jade Nguyen, The Lukens Company
The incumbents are:
- Kate Carr, Silver Marketing
- Meg Ferguson, Production Solutions
- Roger Hiyama, Wiland
- DeDi Oxenberg, CDR Fundraising Group
- Polly Papsadore, PMG
- Eric Rardin, Care2
- Rebecca Shapalis, Avalon Consulting
- Karen Somerville, American Nurses Association
- Teresa Weaver, O’Brien Garrett
Voting will occur Monday, October 29 thru Friday, November 9. To vote, individuals must be DMAW members. Be sure to review the qualifications of each candidate and be ready to vote!
The industry leaders you put in office today will help DMAW meet your needs and keep the organization a vibrant, valuable tool in the careers of direct marketers in the Washington, DC Metropolitan area.
Thank you for taking an interest in this very important organizational process!
Questions about the process or service on the board? Contact Donna Tschiffely, Executive Director at Donna@dmaw.org or call 703-689-DMAW (3629).
Please note, if elected, participation is required at the DMAW Board Retreat, to be held Monday, December 10, 2018.
2018 DMAW Board of Directors
Our Board Members are a dedicated group of professional men and women committed to giving back to their industry. The board provides the guidance and leadership for the organization. Our board members are:
Vice President Secretary Treasurer Immediate Past President
Executive Vice President
VP, Direct Response
Meg Ferguson, CFRE
Business Development Director
PS | PS Digital
VP, Client Services
Names in the News
Founder and President
Director, Membership Communications
The Nature Conservancy
Senior VP, Fundraising Services
Integrated Direct Marketing
Director of Marketing and Business Development
Production Management Group
Senior Fundraising Program Manager
Avalon Consulting Group
Senior Sales Executive
Director of Development and Marketing
Habitat for Humanity of Washington DC