Recognize a HIMSS Chapter Advocate Making a Difference

Recognize a HIMSS Chapter Advocate Making a Difference


Chapters of HIMSS take on an integral role at HIMSS, and so every year we recognize the outstanding accomplishments of chapter advocates who are actively working to make a difference in health information and technology through advocacy at the state, provincial and local level.

The HIMSS Chapter Advocate of the Year Award is a prestigious and widely recognized award presented to the Chapter Advocate who demonstrates exceptional leadership in this arena.

Consider nominating a deserving HIMSS member for the Chapter Advocate of the Year Award – but first, please review the eligibility and requirements below.

Who’s Eligible?

  • Members who are officially recognized by their Chapter as a Chapter Advocate during the fiscal year 2017-2018 (FY18: July 1, 2017 – June 30, 2018).
  • Not eligible: current Chapter Advocacy Roundtable (CAR) chair and vice chairs and previous Chapter Advocate of the Year Award recipients.
  • Chapter Leaders and Advocates may nominate either themselves (if considered a chapter advocate) and/or other chapter advocates.

Application & Selection Process

  • Chapter Leaders and Advocates must email the completed nomination form below to Alana Lerer by Monday, November 5, 2018.
  • Submissions are reviewed by the HIMSS State Government Affairs team and CAR leadership.
  • The FY18 Chapter Advocate of the Year will be announced during the November 2018 Monthly CAR call.

Award Recognition

  • The recipient of this award will receive a scholarship to attend HIMSS 2019 Global Conference & Exhibition (HIMSS19)
  • The recipient will be recognized during the following HIMSS19 events:
  • Public Policy Leaders Networking Breakfast
  • State Policy Luncheon
  • Chapter Leader and Advocate Pre-conference Workshop

HIMSS Chapter Advocate of the Year Award Nomination Form

Download the Nomination Form

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