Executive Board of Directors & Officers

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Abdur-Rahim Briggs

Abdur-Rahim Briggs served as President of the Board of Directors for the Greater Washington DC Chapter from 2009 – 2010 and is currently Records Management Specialist for the Public Service Commission for the District of Columbia. He is the recipient of the Rita L. Holt Chapter Member of the Year Award.

Mr. Briggs has been a member of the GWDC Chapter and ARMA International since June 2000 and has had other leadership roles. He rejoined the Board of Directors this year where he currently serves as a Board Director. In this capacity, he manages the chapter’s website and social media platforms.

e-mail: rbriggs@gwdcarma.org


Jennifer Gift

Jennie Gift, CSDS is the Vice President of Client Services for Paxton Record Retention, Inc.  Her 17 year career in the RIM industry has seen her working in a number of departments including Operations, Customer Service, and Account Management. She’s an active member of ARMA’s Greater DC.  She is the proud recipient of the 2016 – 2017 Chapter Member of the Year. As a Certified Secure Destruction Specialist (CSDS) she has achieved the highest National Association of Information Destruction (NAID) Certification in the industry. This working knowledge affords her customers compliance support to ensure their information security programs are current and effective.   She is also currently a CRM Candidate and holds the Foundations of Information Management Certificate and the Retention Program Development Certificate from ARMA International.

Jennie has lead complex records management projects and developed record retention programs for small local companies and multibillion-dollar companies at Paxton Record Retention, Inc.  As an active and senior leader Jennie participates in several of the Paxton Companies committees, and services as the company’s ISO 9001 and 14001 internal auditor.


Tony Donaldson

Tony Donaldson is the Regional Records Manager (East Coast) for the law firm of Hogan Lovells LLP, and is based in the Washington, D.C. office. He has over 20 years of vast experience in managing records and information for various organizations and law firms. He has vast experience in managing operations across U.S. and international offices. He has been a member of ARMA since 1994.  He has served on the Board of Directors from 1998 – 2006, and most recently re-joined the Board as a Director in 2015.  During his time on the Board, he served as President of the Board of Directors from 2000 – 2001 and has held various other positions on the Board and other committees.

e-mail: tdonaldson@gwdcarma.org

Hal W. Hocking

Hocking is a dynamic marketing professional with track record of success in driving revenue and profit gains within the emergency response industry. Mr. Hocking is an exceptional communicator adept at creating strong customer relationships. Mr. Hocking is a top performer who is able to provide excellent customer service and drive profitable results. Hocking’s is the Mid-Atlantic Regional Account Manager for BMS CAT, Inc. is responsible for emergency response and disaster recovery awareness over specific target markets, namely, industrial, hospitality, environmental engineering/consulting firms, hospitals, schools, universities and government facilities.

e-mail: hhocking@gwdcarma.org

Mark Moore

Mark Moore recently joined Rover Records as Business Development Manager at Rover Records, a local and national records management and document destruction company, Mark works with organizations of all sizes in multiple industries to dispose, Store and protect their confidential information.

Taking the time to understand the needs of clients and gaining their trust, leads Mark to develop strategies to meet those needs in a cost-effective manner.  “Clients put their trust in me to ensure their documents are securely shredded, obsolete equipment is securely disposed of and recycled, records are securely stored with easy access and documents are efficiently converted from paper to digital.”

Mark is a strategic minded sales professional that was worked with Fortune 500 companies in multiple levels of the company. A proven record of identifying and implementing cost effective solutions leading to improved operational efficiency, process, performance and results, as well as reduction of customer churn.

Mark has been a member of ARMA since 2010 and has had two terms on the GWDC ARMA Board of Directors, the first starting in 2012 through 2015, The second starting with 2017.  Mark has been in records management business development for seven years.  Marks educational background is a BS in Global Business Management from University of Phoenix.

Felecia McKnight

Felecia McKnight, IGP is an Information Governance and Records (IGR) Manager at Wilmer Hale. She has been with the firm since 2012 and oversees local Information Governance operations for the Washington, DC and European offices. In addition to local operations, she is responsible for managing all systems applications where Information Governance and Records is the business owner.

Prior to joining Wilmer Hale, Ms. McKnight worked in various records management and litigation support roles at Foley & Lardner, Mayer Brown and Howrey.

Ms. McKnight was recently newly appointed to serve as an active member of the GWDC ARMA Chapter Board in 2016. She has been an active ARMA member since 1999.

e-mail: fmcknight@gwdcarma.org

Jean-Marc Dubose

Jean-Marc Dubose is the Retention Coordinator at Blank Rome LLP. He has over 10 years of experience in the field of records and information management.

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