Board Nominations, Distinguished Member, Scholarship Applications, and Silent Auction

Dear IdHIMA Members,

It’s convention season and we need your help! Please see details below concerning the call for Board nominations, Distinguished Member nominations, Scholarship Applications, and our Silent Auction!

Call for Board Nominations

Getting involved in your Idaho Component Association provides benefits to you and your profession!  This year we are seeking nominations for the following positions:

  • President-Elect
  • Treasurer
  • Secretary
  • Program Director
  • 1st Year Director-at-Large

If you are an active member of AHIMA/IdHIMA and currently hold an AHIMA credential, we encourage you to run for one of these positions. Position descriptions can be emailed upon request.

If you are interested in serving and running for one of the open positions, please contact any member of the Nominating Committee: Cindy Andreason, Becky Christensen, or Taylor Vinas.

Nominations are due March 11, 2024.

Call for Distinguished Member Nominations

Please take a moment to nominate a colleague for the IdHIMA Distinguished Member Award for 2024. The person you nominate must possess the following attributes:

  • 15 Years of service as an active Health Information Professional OR;
  • 10 or more years of service to AHIMA and/or to a Component Association (CA) with at least 5 years involvement in IdHIMA as an Officer, Director, Committee Chairperson, Committee member or Delegate; OR
    • Has contributed to the Health Information profession in any of the following: Publication, Research, Education, Systems Design, Public Relations, etc.

Please complete the Nomination Form online by March 18, 2024. Now is the time to recognize a colleague you admire who has contributed to the health information profession!

AHIMA Credential Scholarship from IdHIMA

We are dedicated to promoting HIM and assisting our members in your professional development. IdHIMA is happy to offer up to three (3) scholarships this year to go toward the fee for any AHIMA credentialing exam at the member rate. Both IdHIMA active status members and students are eligible to apply with the stipulation the credentialing exam must be taken within a year of being awarded the scholarship.

Complete the online application by April 1, 2024. Scholarships will be awarded at the 2024 IdHIMA Annual Spring Convention.

If you have any questions regarding the scholarships, please contact Mona Doan.

2024 IdHIMA Annual Spring Convention Silent Auction

Please consider donating a basket or other item(s) to the silent auction to benefit future IdHIMA scholarships. This year’s event is just in time for Administrative Professionals Day (April 24), May Day (May 1), Mother’s Day (May 12), and High School and College Graduations!

Here are some ideas to get creative with:

  • Homemade/handcrafted items
  • Basket of samplers (beer, wine, candy)
  • Themed basket (coffee, movie, camping, Idaho)
  • Gift certificates (massage, activities)
  • Subscriptions (Hulu, Netflix, Amazon Prime)

If you have item(s) to donate, please contact Mona Doan with the description and estimated dollar value of your donation no later than April 12, 2024. Your contributions will make the auction a huge success and help promote the HIM profession in our state!