Call for Nominations

March 23, 2016

To: WVHIMSS Members
From: Nathan Gibson, Immediate Past President and Chair, Nominations Committee

Re: Call for Nominations, WVHIMSS 2016 Board of Directors

On behalf of the WVHIMSS Nominations Committee, it is my pleasure to invite all WVHIMSS members to submit nominations for candidates to serve on the 2016 WVHIMSS Board of Directors for the following positions:

  • Vice President/President Elect
  • Treasurer
  • Secretary
  • Members at Large (2)

I invite you to view the WVHIMSS Board and Committees presentation that helps outline the responsibilities for each position and also provides estimates of the time required to fulfill the duties of each office. Interested candidates may also email to contact the incumbents for more detail on activities associated with the positions.

Candidate Requirement: Each candidate will be required to submit a Candidate Biography and a picture for the ballot. You must be a current HIMSS member. 

Nomination Process: The WVHIMSS Nominations Committee will present to the Board of Directors all qualified candidates for each open position. The Board of Directors will select from these candidates and present to the membership a slate of nominated candidates for each open position on the Board.

Ballot: The election of the 2016 Board of Directors will be conducted electronically. All WVHIMSS members in good standing will be eligible to vote for the 2016 Board of Directors.

Election Schedule: The following are the important milestones in the 2016 nominations and election process:

  • March 23 –April 8, 2016 Call for Board Candidates,
  • April 11-15, 2016 Nomination and Candidate review and selection
  • April 18-22, 2016 Request for Candidate Biography/Election Site Configuration
  • April 25-May 6, 2016 Election

In addition, we need to “staff” the following committees / committee chair positions. These are not elected positions, so if you volunteer – you are on!

Communications Committee
Membership Committee
Advocacy Committee
Sponsorship Committee
Programming Committee
Student Program Committee

If you or someone you know would like to be considered for one of the elected board positions, or participate on any of the committees, please email Nathan Gibson at by 5:00pm ET April 8, 2016. You will receive a confirmation of your nomination from Nathan within 24 hours.

We look forward to having a full slate of nominations for our 2016 election!