CHIA Leadership Nomination Process

Nominations for CHIA Board of Directors and AHIMA Delegates for the 2017 CHIA Ballot is closed, but there’s always next year! If you are interested in serving in a CHIA leadership role, learn more here and prepare for the 2018 CHIA Ballot when the nominations open again in August 2017. Each term of office for the 2018 CHIA Ballot will begin July 1, 2018.

We are interested in you! We all have many gifts and talents. Why not consider sharing these talents as a CHIA Officer or Delegate? With your help, we can continue the tradition of nominating highly qualified and experienced members for leadership positions. The benefits of serving in these leadership roles are many. You will have the opportunity to positively affect the growth and direction of the health information management (HIM) profession, influence policy at the early stages for the Association, and to network with CHIA members and members of other professional associations.

We encourage you to seek one of the CHIA elected positions or assist the CHIA Nominating Committee by identifying CHIA members who will provide strong leadership for CHIA in the years ahead. To be eligible to hold CHIA office, one must be an Active member of CHIA (includes Active, Emeritus, Honorary, Graduate members).

Please carefully refer to the list of Duties, Qualifications and Commitments of the CHIA Board of Directors and AHIMA Delegate positions to learn more about these leadership positions.

To nominate yourself or another member for these exciting CHIA Leadership opportunities, submit:

  1. Required - Completed CHIA Leadership Nomination form
  2. Required - Nominee’s CV/Resume
  3. Suggested - Letter(s) of support; no more than one page each
  • An important component of the consideration process by the Nominating Committee includes a review of the letters of support. Please review the list of Duties, Qualifications and Commitments of these positions and include specific comments that demonstrate the nominee’s qualifications and accomplishments. A letter of support from at least one person is highly recommended.

For further questions, or to submit your completed nomination, email