HIMSS Chapter Leader of the Year Award


The Chapter Leader of the Year Award recognizes an individual who demonstrates significant leadership, extraordinary contributions to HIMSS Chapters and the Society, and a commitment to the health IT industry.

Established: 2004


The call for applications will open in mid-August 2015. Please check back for more information then.

Eligibility and Criteria

  • HIMSS membership, in good standing, for at least 3 consecutive years
  • Serves as a HIMSS Chapter Leader for at least one full year
  • Demonstrates innovative leadership and makes significant contributions to strengthen the Chapter
  • Represents the highest standards of leadership in information technology in healthcare
  • Is respected and recognized as a role model by his/her peers

The Nomination Process

Nominations may be received from the individual, Chapter Board, any member, staff or outside party

  • All application materials are reviewed by the Award Selection Committee
  • Staff forward the committee recommendation to the HIMSS Board of Directors for final review and approval
  • All nominee will be notified of the status of their applications

The Chapter Leader of the Year Award Consists of:

  • Symbol of Recognition
  • Public announcement in an official HIMSS Publication
  • Invitation to the Annual Awards Banquet at HIMSS15 with (1) complimentary ticket

2014 Winners

Kevin Conway

Kevin Conway - Nebraska Chapter

For more information, contact awards@himss.org.