President-Elect: The President-Elect assists the President in conducting the business affairs and activities of the chapter through special assignments and duties delegated at the direction of the President and/or the Board. He/she acts in the President’s absence in chapter relationships with other related professional societies. The President-Elect assumes the office of the President upon conclusion of the one-year term as President-Elect.
Treasurer: The Treasurer shall assist the President in the future development and direction of the Chapter and perform such other duties as may be assigned by the President or the Board. Maintains all financial records and manage all cash and bank accounts of the Chapter. Prepares regular reports on the Chapter’s financial position for the Board. Prepares and monitors the Chapter budget. Prepares and submits all necessary income reports to the State and the IRS.
Membership Director: Works to communicate and strengthen ties with our members. Activities may include but are not limited to surveys, chapter membership applications and outreach to other HIT groups. Key goals include Organizational Affiliate outreach, membership retention, and enhancing the membership experience as well as routine reporting on membership activity.
Educational Programs Director: Plans and implements the Chapter’s educational activities. The Education Program Chair shall chair the Education Committee and propose a plan for the coming year’s programs and other educational activities.
Communications Director: Responsible for the preparation and distribution of all Chapter publications, including a Chapter newsletter that shall be published on at least a semi-annual basis. Maintains the content of the Chapter website, communicating Chapter business to other individuals and groups, and promotes the Chapter in professional journals and with other professional groups.
Sponsorship Director: The Sponsorship Chair shall be responsible for managing the Chapter’s Sponsorship Program, including soliciting sponsors supportive of the Chapter’s mission and ensuring that sponsorship dollars are used to meet the Chapter’s goals and objectives. The Sponsorship Chair shall also work closely with the sponsors to ensure that the chapter is meeting their expectations as a sponsor.
Advocacy Director: Attends monthly HIMSS Chapter Advocacy Roundtable calls and reports back to the Board. The Advocacy Chair facilitates legislative outreach on behalf of the Chapter and its members and encourages interaction at the local, state and federal levels regarding health care technology initiatives. The Chair works with their committee to facilitate Advocacy events as well as prepare articles for the chapter newsletter on Advocacy activities in Illinois and nationally.