Chapter Advocacy Roundtable Program

With over 50 chapters in the United States, one of HIMSS' many strengths is connecting HIMSS members with state, regional and national decision-makers on key health IT issues. Launched in April2004, HIMSS' Chapter Advocacy program provides an opportunity for each HIMSS chapter to elect or appoint one or more members to serve in the Chapter Board level position of Chapter Advocate. Chapter Advocates and other volunteers participate collectively in the Chapter Advocacy Roundtable.For Fiscal Year 2015,Terri Ripley of the Virginia Chapter will serve as Chair. Serving as Vice Chairs are Lauren Wiseman,Greater Chicago Chapter (Midwest Region); Steve Earle,New England Chapter (Eastern Region); Nancy Hall, Northern California Chapter (Western Region) and Carol Selvey, Central North Florida Chapter (Southern Region).