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OKHIMA Call for Board Nominations

Call for Nomination

The OkHIMA Nominating Committee wants you to suggest fellow members and/or yourself as possible candidates for the OkHIMA Executive Board positions for the next fiscal year, 2021-2022.

Nominations are open for the following positions:
  • President-Elect
  • Education Director-Elect
  • Finance Director
  • Recruitment and Retention Director
  • Nominating Committee Members (3)
1. Duties of the President/Chair-elect

The President/Chair-elect shall act in place of the President/Chair in the event of the absence of the President/Chair and shall exercise such other duties as may be delegated to the office by the Board.  The President/Chair-elect serves a term of one (1) year. Followed by a year as President:
 
Duties of the President/Chair 

The President/Chair shall be the chief elected officer of OkHIMA.  The President/Chair shall preside at all meetings of the members and the Board of Directors.  The President/Chair will determine the regular agenda of all meetings of the members and the Board of Directors.  The President/Chair shall present a report at an Annual Meeting, appoint the chairs and members of committees (unless otherwise specified herein) authorized by the Board of Directors, act as liaison between OkHIMA’s staff and the Board, and perform such other duties as are inherent in the office of President/Chair or as authorized by the Board of Directors.  The President/Chair must be an Active Member of OkHIMA as well as an AHIMA-approved certificant.  The President/Chair serves a term of one (1) year followed by serving as Past-President for a term of one (1) year.

2. Duties of the Education Director

The Education Director shall attend all meetings of the OkHIMA Board of Directors and shall assist in carrying out the business of the Association.  The Education Director will be responsible for the overview, coordination, and planning, and financial review of profit/loss of all educational events hosted and/or participated in by OkHIMA.  This is including but not limited to educational events planned by other officers of the Board of Directors.  The Education Director serves a term of three (3) years. The first year of the term serves as the Education Director Elect, the second year as the Education Director, and the third year as the Past Education Director


3. Duties of the Finance Director

The Finance Director shall attend all meeting of the OkHIMA Board of Directors. The Finance Director shall keep, or cause to be kept, adequate and correct accounts of all the properties and financial transactions of OkHIMA and shall deposit, or cause to be deposited, all monies and other valuables in the name of and to the credit of OkHIMA, with such depositories as may be designated by the Executive Board.  The Finance Director shall render to the Executive Board, upon request, an accounting of all financial transactions of OkHIMA and a statement of the financial condition of OkHIMA, and, if requested by the Executive Board, shall cause an annual audit of OkHIMA's financial affairs to be conducted.  The Finance Director shall perform any and all other duties incident to the office of Finance Director and other duties as may be prescribed by law, the Articles of Incorporation, these Bylaws, or the Executive Board.  The Finance Director also serves as Chair of the Finance Committee.  The Finance Director serves a term of three (3) years.  The first two years of the term are served as the Finance Director and the third year of the term is served as the Past Finance Director.

4. Duties of the Recruitment and Retention Director

The Recruitment and Retention Director shall attend all meetings of the OkHIMA Board of Directors and shall assist in carrying out the business of the Association.  The Recruitment and Retention Director acts as a resource person for the membership on matters related to the activities of OkHIMA and AHIMA; serves as liaison to new members of the Association; promotes the growth and professionalism of OkHIMA and AHIMA and is responsible for providing support to the CAHIIM academic programs in Oklahoma and their students. The Recruitment and Retention Director serves a term of two (2) years.


5. Nominating Committee 

The Nominating Committee shall be comprised of no fewer than three (3) nor more than (5) members appointed by the Board of Directors, elected by OkHIMA active members who shall serve for a one-year term.  The Chair of the Committee shall be appointed by the President/Chair-elect of the Board of Directors in collaboration with the Recruitment and Retention Coordinator and shall serve for a one (1)-year term. The Chair and the members of the Committee must be Active Members of OkHIMA. The Committee shall identify and recruit qualified individuals to serve on the Board of Directors and as Officers of OkHIMA.
 
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