Chapter Elections

The Indiana Chapter of HIMSS (IN HIMSS) is seeking dedicated people to serve on the Board of Directors who are passionate about improving the healthcare of all who live in, work in, and visit Indiana, through information and technology. Interested candidates are encouraged to apply to serve as one of the members of the Board of Directors to guide the development of the Chapter.




Vision: Better health for all through information and technology.


Mission: Lead endeavors in Indiana that optimize health engagements and care outcomes through information and technology.


Serving on the Board

IN HIMSS was founded in 2005. We are seeking leadership, thoughtful decision-making and support from the Board of Directors to succeed. Clike here for the job descriptions for IN HIMSS Board of Directors.


Board Member Term

This is a 3-year term that will start on July 1, 2020 and end on June 30, 2023.


Board Size and Structure

IN HIMSS is governed by a board of directors whose members serve up to two three-year terms.


Duties of the Board

The Board as a whole is responsible for the following duties that are essential to the success of the Chapter:

  • Determine the Chapter’s Mission, Purposes, Values and Operating Norms

  • Ensure Effective Organizational Planning

  • Ensure Adequate Resources

  • Manage Resources Effectively

  • Determine, Monitor, and Strengthen the Chapter's Programs

  • Promote the Chapter’s Public Standing

  • Ensure Legal and Ethical Integrity and Maintain Accountability

  • Recruit and Orient New Board Members and Assess Board Performance

Board Selection Process

Board members will be chosen through an election process that allows any interested individual who has been an IN HIMSS member for at least one year to apply. Applications will be reviewed be the elections committee to make sure candidates fulfill the necessary criteria. Qualified applicants will then be put before the entire membership for voting.


How to Apply

To be considered as a board member, please download the application and submit it to the IN HIMSS President at


The nomination period starts March 2, 2020 and closes April 17,2020.


Elections will open on May 1,2020 and May 15, 2020. 


If you have any questions about the responsibilities of being a board member, contact IN HIMSS President, Ethel Massing, or President-Elect, Jim Fall, at


We look forward to hearing from you!