HIMSS North America Committees

Get Involved with HIMSS North America Committees!

You can shape the future of health IT

Our volunteers work conscientiously to advance HIMSS’ strategic initiatives through their leadership and dedication to transforming health IT. Focused on specific constituencies and key industry topics within health IT, HIMSS North America Committees allow you the opportunity to exchange ideas and research with peers, build a robust network, and expand your professional development opportunities.

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. The call for applications is currently closed and will reopen in January, 2017.

Committee Member Eligibility

Find out what eligibility entails and determine if you meet the requirements to apply for a position on a HIMSS Committee.

Who is eligible?

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.

Can I check if I am eligible?

To check your membership status and history, log in to your account at www.himss.org and your member-since date will be shown in the Member Summary section of the Dashboard tab.

Are there eligibility requirements for all volunteer opportunities?

All volunteers must be HIMSS members. However, the membership length requirement is only for committee members. All members are eligible to participate in workgroups, taskforces, roundtables and communities. Additional information on these opportunities is included in the Committee, Task Force & Work Group Policies (PDF)

Frequently Asked Questions

Have questions about HIMSS Committee commitments? Looking for other ways to get involved with HIMSS? Visit our Frequently Asked Questions for more information.

HIMSS volunteers share a vision to improve health through the best use of IT. Through robust engagement with more than 7,000 fabulous volunteers involved in our Committees, Task Forces, Roundtables, Chapters, and Work Groups, HIMSS educates and equips all stakeholders for their role in positively transforming the quality, safety, and cost-effectiveness of health and healthcare.
Carla Smith, MA, CNM, FHIMSS, Executive Vice-President

Policy and Structure

HIMSS FY17 Committee Structure (PDF)
Committee, Task Force, & Work Group Policies (PDF)