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Board Nominations

Call for Volunteers 2019

Get ready to take your Health Information career to the next level!!

NvHIMA is seeking dedicated professionals for the 2019-2020 Board of Directors.

This is a wonderful opportunity to mentor, network, develop public speaking skills and become a valuable asset to your state association.


Testimonials from current officers:

Lorraine Brown, MSPH, RHIT, CCS, CCS-P – Treasurer   “Serving as an officer for NvHIMA has been a rewarding experience.  I have been able to grow personally and professionally.  Serving has allowed me to meet wonderful professionals who are supportive of their colleagues and dedicated to the profession.  The networking opportunities are invaluable.  In addition to the networking opportunities and personal/professional growth, the experience that I have gained will benefit me in the future”. 

Linda Howard, CCS – Past President and Past Convention Chair   “I would like to encourage all members to seriously consider running for an office with the NvHIMA.  I have been active at the local CSA, NNvHIMA and at the State level.  When you choose to run for an office, you will be able to make a real difference in our profession as Health Information Professionals.  Our profession is changing more now than any time in the last 20 years.  You will be able to assist in shaping your future. 

Employers respect the AHIMA/NvHIMA associations and those certified representatives.  When an employer sees your board activity, they will know that you are a respected member among your peers. 

Please review the job descriptions on the NvHIMA website and consider volunteering.  We are looking forward to meeting you!”


Open positions include: President-Elect, Secretary, Director and Nominations Committee.

President-Elect – (3-year term)   First year is a training/learning term, second year as acting President and third year as Past-President.  President-Elect shall act in place of the President in the event of the absence of the President and shall exercise such other duties as may be delegated to the office by the Board.

Secretary – (1 year term)   The Secretary shall be the official custodian of the records of NvHIMA.  The Secretary shall certify and keep the original or a copy of the Articles of Incorporation and these Bylaws, as amended to date, as well as a book of minutes of all meetings of the members and the Board of Directors, and any committees having any of the authority of the Board of Directors.  The Secretary shall perform any and all other duties incident to the office of Secretary and other duties as may be prescribed by law, the Articles of Incorporation, these Bylaws, or the Board of Directors.

Director – (1 year term)   The Director shall act as Board liaison between the Board of Directors and committees and shall serve as NvHIMA Historian and Data Documentarian, as well as keeping the Official Membership Roster.

Nominations Committee – (1 year term)   The Nominations Committee presents a ballot of candidates to the NvHIMA membership to vote for a new Board of Directors.

For more information contact Mary Lawrence, Nominations Committee Chair, at nominatingchair.nvhima@gmail.com or a Nominating Committee member…

Melissa Krietz – meaziesmommy@gmail.com

Rafael Schultz – carloss949@gmail.com

Linda Symonds – linda.symonds@csn.edu