Elected Leadership Opportunities

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CHIA seeks qualified and experienced members for elected 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 HIM profession, influence policy at the early stages for the Association, and network with CHIA members and the health information community. 

Refer to the Description of CHIA Elected Leadership Opportunities to learn more about these positions, duties, qualifications, and more. New to association leadership or volunteering? AHIMA offers a Volunteer Leadership Competencies Self-Assessment to assist in assessing your level of leadership skills and abilities.  

Application FormCHIA seeks leadership nominations every Fall with the election being held in January. Elected officials will assume office on July 1.

  • Eligible candidates must be a CHIA Active Member (Active, Emeritus, Honorary, Graduate).

Nominations for the 2021 CHIA Ballot are closed.

CHIA Elected Leadership Opportunities Include: 
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CHIA President-elect (1 position)

This position is primarily one of learning and observing the management function of the CHIA Board in preparation for assuming the presidency, active involvement in the strategic planning process, evaluating the structure, content and effectiveness of CHIA committees, and support of the President in AHIMA and CHIA leadership activities. Serves a three-year term in office (as President-elect, President, Past President). (1 position)

Candidate criteria used by the CHIA Nominating Committee for evaluation of potential nominees:

CHIA President-electCHIA DirectorCHIA Delegate to AHIMA Delegate
CHIA committee experienceCHIA committee experienceCHIA Board experience
Committee/Volunteer from another stateCommittee/Volunteer from another stateAHIMA involvement
Geographical distributionGeographical distributionOccupation/Experience/Credentials
Occupation/Experience/CredentialsOccupation/Experience/CredentialsSubject matter expertise
Director, CHIA BoardDirector, CHIA BoardCLA President
CLA PresidentCLA PresidentActive in CLA (Officer, Chair/Co-Chair, Committee member)
Active in CLA (Officer, Chair/Co-Chair, Committee member)Active in CLA (Officer, Chair/Co-Chair, Committee member)Presentation/Writing Skills
Community involvementCommunity involvementMentor demeanor
AHIMA involvementAHIMA involvement (A Plus) 
Other AssociationOther Association 
Presentation/Writing skillsPresentation/Writing skills 
Mentor demeanorMentor demeanor 
CHIA Director (2 positions)

Serve as voting member of the CHIA Board as well as voting member of CHIA’s House of Delegates. Directors serve as Board Liaisons to CHIA’s Committees, Task Forces, Component Local Associations, Affiliated Organizations and External Liaisons assigned by the President and approved by the CHIA Board. Serves a two-year term of office. (2 positions)

Candidate criteria used by the CHIA Nominating Committee for evaluation of potential nominees:

CHIA President-electCHIA DirectorCHIA Delegate to AHIMA Delegate
CHIA committee experienceCHIA committee experienceCHIA Board experience
Committee/Volunteer from another stateCommittee/Volunteer from another stateAHIMA involvement
Geographical distributionGeographical distributionOccupation/Experience/Credentials
Occupation/Experience/CredentialsOccupation/Experience/CredentialsSubject matter expertise
Director, CHIA BoardDirector, CHIA BoardCLA President
CLA PresidentCLA PresidentActive in CLA (Officer, Chair/Co-Chair, Committee member)
Active in CLA (Officer, Chair/Co-Chair, Committee member)Active in CLA (Officer, Chair/Co-Chair, Committee member)Presentation/Writing Skills
Community involvementCommunity involvementMentor demeanor
AHIMA involvementAHIMA involvement (A Plus) 
Other AssociationOther Association 
Presentation/Writing skillsPresentation/Writing skills 
Mentor demeanorMentor demeanor 
CHIA Delegate to AHIMA (1 position/odd voting yrs, 2 positions/even voting yrs)

Serves as a communication and membership link between AHIMA and the CHIA membership. Delegates contribute or recommend action on issues affecting the HIM profession, facilitate the voice of the members, votes on important matters pertaining to the AHIMA House of Delegates,seeks feedback and informs the CHIA membership on AHIMA and House of Delegate activities. Serves a two-year term of office. (1 position in odd voting years, 2 positions in even voting years)

Candidate criteria used by the CHIA Nominating Committee for evaluation of potential nominees:

CHIA President-electCHIA DirectorCHIA Delegate to AHIMA Delegate
CHIA committee experienceCHIA committee experienceCHIA Board experience
Committee/Volunteer from another stateCommittee/Volunteer from another stateAHIMA involvement
Geographical distributionGeographical distributionOccupation/Experience/Credentials
Occupation/Experience/CredentialsOccupation/Experience/CredentialsSubject matter expertise
Director, CHIA BoardDirector, CHIA BoardCLA President
CLA PresidentCLA PresidentActive in CLA (Officer, Chair/Co-Chair, Committee member)
Active in CLA (Officer, Chair/Co-Chair, Committee member)Active in CLA (Officer, Chair/Co-Chair, Committee member)Presentation/Writing Skills
Community involvementCommunity involvementMentor demeanor
AHIMA involvementAHIMA involvement (A Plus) 
Other AssociationOther Association 
Presentation/Writing skillsPresentation/Writing skills 
Mentor demeanorMentor demeanor