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MHIMA Call for Board Nominations

Call for Nomination

The Minnesota Health Information Management Association (MHIMA) Nominating Committee wants you to suggest fellow members and/or yourself as possible candidates for the MHIMA Board positions for the next fiscal year July 1, 2020– June 30, 2021.

ALL NOMINEES MUST BE ACTIVE MHIMA MEMBERS IN GOOD STANDING.

Nominations are open for the following positions:
  • President-Elect (3-year term)
  • Delegate/Director (2-year term)
  • Secretary (1-year term)
  • Audit Committee - 2 members (2-year term)
Eligibility

All candidates on the ballot must be active AHIMA/MHIMA members. Credentialing requirements are listed below:
  • President Elect, Delegate Director(s), must have an AHIMA-approved credential
  • Treasurer, Secretary, Audit Committee Members do not require an AHIMA-approved credential.
  • President-Elect candidates shall have been a MHIMA board member within the last five (5) years, MHIMA committee chair within the last three (3) years, a Regional President within the last three (3) years, or active as an AHIMA volunteer role within the past three (3) years.
  • Delegate Director candidates shall have been a MHIMA committee chair, shall have held another elected office, or have been a Regional officer within the last three (3) years.
Position Descriptions

President-Elect
  • Plans/attends or chairs all BOD meetings, strategic planning meetings and annual business meeting
  • Works with Executive Director on BOD meeting agendas
  • Coordinates any contract reviews held by MHIMA
  • Attends AHIMA leadership symposia (summer, spring in tandem with Capitol Hill Day)
  • Serves as delegate to the AHIMA HOD
  • Facilitates/makes appointments for committees and/or role assignments
  • Estimated time/commitment:
    • 100+ hours annually
    • Travel required
    • 3-year commitment (President Elect, President, Past-President)
Delegate/Director
  • Chair the MHIMA Bylaws Committee, Scholarship Committee, serve as liaisons to the regional associations. 
  • Serve as MHIMA delegates to the AHIMA HOD and attend AHIMA’s leadership symposium. 
  • Attends the BOD, planning and annual business meeting
  • Attends the Regional meetings for assigned regions/presents AHIMA or MHIMA strategies/updates
  • Estimated time/commitment:
    • 80+ hours annually
    • Travel required (in-state and to AHIMA-events)
    • 2-year commitment
 
Secretary
  • Attends all BOD, planning and annual business meetings
  • Takes meeting minutes, ensures distribution
  • Participates in all BOD decision-making
  • Estimated time/commitment
    • 10 – 40 hours annually
    • Some travel required (to BOD and planning meetings)
    • 1-year commitment
 
Audit Committee
  • Works with the MHIMA Board to determine the frequency of external vs. internal auditing of MHIMA’s financial records. 
  • For external audits, acts as liaison with MHIMA’s accounting firm, facilitating the external audit process. 
  • For internal audits, performs the independent audit process following the MHIMA Policy & Procedure guidelines, i.e. reviews the financial records, bank statements, and supporting documentation for the reporting period.
  • Estimated time/commitment
    • 3 – 15 hours annually
    • Minimal travel may be required as needed
    • 2-year commitment
1. Please indicate the type of nomination: *This question is required.
2. Please consider this person for the following position(s) *This question is required.
3. About the Nominated Candidate
4. About the Submitter (if different than the nominated candidate)