Role Definition & Expectation:
-All Roles are for a Term of 1 year (July through June)
-Individual is to be a HIMSS & GA HIMSS Member in good standing
-Individual must demonstrate active participation in role that was accepted.
Board Volunteer - Proven demonstration in leadership in the HIT Industry & GA HIMSS, available to chair a committee or event, support & attend GA HIMSS events as able, and attendance at each quarterly Board Meeting (Average 8-10 hours/month total commitment).
Committee Volunteer - Knowledgeable in area of committee focus, demonstration of team work, reliability and active participation (Average 8 hours/month total commitment).
Committee positions are available for a term of two fiscal years and are open to members who have been in good standing for 12 consecutive months.
Subject Matter Expert - Speak at an event or sit on a panel.
Event Volunteer - Demonstration of team work, reliability and active participation (Average 2-4 hours/month total commitment).
Frequently Asked Questions:
**Who is eligible to join a committee?
To be eligible to serve as a committee member, an applicant must have belonged to HIMSS for more than the past 12 consecutive months from the date nominations open. Applicants cannot be currently serving in a leadership position (ex: Committee Chair or HNA Board of Directors), nor hold a current committee appointment within the Society.
Ineligible member types: Chapter only and Online only.
(*To check your membership status and history, login to your account at www.himss.org and your member-since date will be shown in the Member Summary section of the Dashboard tab.)
**What is the time commitment for serving on a committee?
Time commitment and responsibilities vary from committee to committee. The average time expected from a committee member is three hours per month. Each committee will hold at least one one-hour virtual meeting per month. Standard committee terms are for a year, beginning July 1 and ending June 30.