Ballot and Nominations Information

Join the NYHIMA team! The 2018-19 Board of Directors is off to a great start but NYHIMA is in need of some good recruits to volunteer to run for elected office in 2019-20. Your Nominating Committee, which consists of all our local association leaders, asks you to nominate fellow members and/or yourself for leadership positions.

Applications are due in the Central Office by 5:00 pm on Monday, October 29, 2018. 

Those elected will take office July 1, 2019 for the term listed in the position summaries below.

We are excited to be recruiting for the following positions:

President/Chair-Elect (elect 1) 
Education Director (elect 1)
Finance Director (elect 1)
AHIMA Delegate at Large (elect 1)
NYHIMA Awards Committee (elect 5)

Nomination forms can be downloaded by clicking here and should be emailed to: [email protected] or faxed to: 518-463-8656.


General Qualification Guidelines:

Nominees for all positions must be active members in good standing at AHIMA, as well as NYHIMA Dues Paying Members.  If you are unsure of a membership status, please contact the Central Office at [email protected]. You can renew/join NYHIMA today by clicking here.

Candidates for the President/Chair-Elect position shall be AHIMA-approved credential holders.

President-elect and NYHIMA Board candidates are preferred to have 3-5 years of participation/experience at the local level or similar experience with another organization.

Delegate candidates are preferred to have a combination of 2-4 years' experience on the NYHIMA/Local Association Board or similar experience with another organization.

Award committee candidates are preferred to have participation/experience at the local level or similar experience with another organization.

General Expectation Guidelines:

The powers and duties of the NYHIMA Board, Delegates, and the Awards Committee Members are outlined in NYHIMA Policies & Procedures.  The Policies and Procedures are published on the NYHIMA website, they can also be found by clicking here.  Please review the NYHIMA Policies and Procedures and if there are any questions call the Central Office at 518-435-0422.

For NYHIMA Delegates, the 2018 & 2019 AHIMA Conferences are scheduled for: 

  • September 14 - 19, 2019: Chicago, IL 
  • October 13 - 17, 2020: Atlanta, GA