Global Certification Board for Healthcare Information and Management Systems (GCB4HIT)

HIMSS Annual Call for Committee Volunteers

We are seeking innovators and trailblazers to serve on HIMSS Committees, with a two-year commitment leading and executing HIMSS's mission of transforming health through information and technology. The call for applications closes on May 31, 2019 at 11:59 pm.

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The Global Certification Board for Healthcare Information and Management Systems (GCB4HIT) administers the HIMSS certification programs and designs the exams. This group oversees performance of the exams, reviews and refines test items, develops new editions of the exams, contributes to plans for marketing and promoting the certifications, and provides consultation for maintenance of  quality programs.



Susan Demorsky, RHIA, CPHIMS
Information Services Group Manager of Revenue Cycle and Clinical Applications
Children's Health Services of Texas



Tony Black, CAHIMS
Executive Cloud Migration Architect


Mimi Byrd, CAHIMS
Fellow, Health Plan Management
Defense Health Agency


Andrea Koegel, MD, CAHIMS
Robert J. Dole VA


David Lafferty, CPHIMS, CHCIO
Executive Vice President/ CIO
Tidewater Health Systems, Inc.


Tomi Lilly, CAHIMS
IT Specialist
Veterans Administration


Pamela V Matthews, RN, CPHIMS, MBA, FHIMSS HIT
Matthews and Associates


Patricia Mook, CAHIMS, MS, NEA-BC, RN
Inova Health System


Connie L Saltsman, MBA, PharmD, CPHIMS
Senior Director, Pharmacy Informatics


John Schrenker, CPHIMS, FHIMSS, MPA
Assistant Professor and Program Director, Health Administration Programs
Roberts Wesleyan College


Robert Stillman, RN, MA, BSN, CPHIMS
Director of Clinical Informatics
The James, The Ohio State University Comprehensive


Laura Taylor, MHA, CPHIMS
Director, Application Development
Sisters of Mercy Health System


Timothy Thate, CPHIMS
Associate Director, Technical Services


HIMSS Staff Liaison

Lesley Phillips
Director of Professional Certification Products
(703) 722-0580