Elections

A sincere thanks to everyone who came forward and expressed interest in joining the board. We are currently in the process of verifying eligibility and reviewing applications and will announce the 2018-2021 board class shortly!

 

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, and should be able to commit a minimum of 12 hours of service per month (large events and other milestones may temporarily require more time of those involved).

 

About IN HIMSS

 

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 incorporated, along with all other chapters, in 2005, but was one of 11 active affiliated chapters as of April 25, 1976, according to the HIMSS history document (http://www.himss.org/sites/himssorg/files/HIMSSorg/Content/files/HistoryHIMSS_January2013.pdf).

 

We are seeking leadership, thoughtful decision-making, and support from the Board of Directors to succeed. Review the job descriptions for IN HIMSS Board of Directors (found at the botton of this page). 

 

Board Size and Structure

IN HIMSS is governed by a board of 21 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 open process that allows any interested individual who has been an IN HIMSS member and a member of HIMSS National for at least one year to apply. Applications will be reviewed by a 5-person committee that will recommend a slate of candidates for appointment to the Board. The review will be conducted utilizing the Application Review Guidelines and Rating Rubric found at the bottom of this page and will be determined at the sole discretion of the committee.

How to Apply

 

To be considered as a board member, please submit your application following the link below:

 

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Thank you for your interest! The nomination period closed on May 15, 2018.

Stay tuned for the announcement of your 2018-2021 board class.

 

If you have any questions about the responsibilities of being a board member, please contact IN HIMSS President, Gabriela Mustata Wilson at gmwilson@usi.edu or IN HIMSS President-Elect, Casey Walker at cwalker10@iuhealth.org.

 

Please feel free to reach out to us with any questions or concerns as you await the announcement of our new board members.