AMIA Board of Directors and Working Group Elections are Open

The 2017 Election ballots are being presented.

Eligibility to Vote

If you are eligible to vote, you should have received an e-mail from Votenet Solutions, Inc. with instructions on how to cast your vote.  Please check your SPAM folder for mail from the sender.  The online voting site is now open and contains full biographical information about each nominee. The election site closes on Sunday, October 29, 2017 at 11:59 p.m. EST.

Board of Directors: AMIA’s regular, retired and life members in good standing are eligible to vote.

Working Groups: All members of each working group (including students) are eligible to vote in Working Group elections.

Board Treasurer

The Treasurer is an officer of AMIA, serves as the Corporate Treasurer and is able to sign corporate documentation when needed. The Treasurer serves as a member of the Executive Committee and as an ex-officio advisor to the Audit Committee and the Finance and Investment Committee. The Treasurer’s term is two years and is limited to two consecutive terms. Term of office for Treasurer is January 1, 2018 through December 31, 2019.

TREASURER nominees:

Paul DeMuro
Titus Schleyer

Board Secretary

The Secretary is an officer of AMIA and serves as the Corporate Secretary signing corporate documentation when needed. The Secretary serves as a member of the Executive Committee. The Secretary’s term is two years and is limited to two consecutive terms. Term of office for Secretary is January 1, 2018 through December 31, 2019.

SECRETARY nominees:

Theresa Cullen
Laura Wiley

Board Director

The Board of Directors is the principal policy making body of AMIA and is responsible for AMIA’s strategic plan. A successful board member is supportive of AMIA’s mission and speaks knowledgeably about AMIA and informatics. S/he is an active and visible member of AMIA and the informatics community. The Board is accountable to AMIA’s members. Directors serve a three-year term and may be elected to serve two consecutive terms. Term of office for four Directors is January 1, 2018 through December 31, 2020.

DIRECTORS nominees (four directors will be elected):

Aziz Boxwala
Sarah Collins
David Dorr
Steven Labkoff
Bruce Levy
Katie Siek
Jessica Tenenbaum
Umberto Tachinardi
James J. Cimino (candidate added by petition)

Working Group Elections

If you are eligible to vote in a Working Group election, you will receive an email from Votenet Solutions, Inc. and then see those ballots upon logging into the election site.

Election Results

Official election results will be announced during the State of the Association Meeting held in conjunction with the AMIA 2017 Annual Symposium on November 7th in Washington, DC. 

Thank you for your careful consideration of these candidates.

Please contact Phyllis Burchman, Director of Office Operations and Human Resources, with any questions at phyllis@amia.org or 301-657-1291.