Nominations Open for HIMSS APAC India Chapter Board of Directors

Nominations are now being accepted for open positions on the HIMSS APAC India Chapter Board of Directors. If you wish to be considered for one of the open positions, submit your candidature  online at Online Form and send CV (five-page limit) and three letters of reference to Dr. Nitiraj Gandhi by 5:00 pm IST, January 25th 2019.

Term: Feb 1, 2019 – Dec 31, 2020

Purpose of the HIMSS APAC India Chapter Board of Directors

HIMSS APAC India Chapter focuses on achieving HIMSS’s vision of better health through information and technology in APAC India. HIMSS promote the development of new principles for the best use of information and technology in the health sector; that an organized exchange of experiences among members and external organizations can promote a better understanding of healthcare information and technology; and, that HIMSS APAC India Chapter shall assist its members in their professional growth.

The Board of Directors provides strategic, governance-level guidance focused on the Indian market, approves annual plans and budgets, and monitors performance against approved plans and budgets.

Eligibility Requirements

Candidates must (a) reflect the Board’s stated needs, (b) be eligible Regular individual members, Life individual members, senior executive individual representatives of Organizational Members (Corporate, Organizational Affiliate, or Non-Profit Partner) who have achieved advanced membership status (Senior or Fellow) prior to the slate being presented to the Board, and such other eligible persons and (c) include persons with a demonstrated ability and aptitude for strategic thinking and with experience in governance; (d) is representative of the entire membership as defined by Board policy; and, (e) is committed to helping HIMSS achieve its vision and fulfill its mission in the APAC India region.

If you are unsure of whether or not you are a HIMSS Regular member, Life member, or senior executive from a Corporate, Organizational Affiliate, or Non-Profit Partner member firm, please visit the HIMSS Member Center to access your member profile page.

Participation Requirements

  • Quarterly, one full-day face-to-face meeting (calling in is not an option).
  • Once or twice in a Quarter, a Board conference call.
  • Availability and willingness to serve, as requested on:
    • HIMSS APAC India Chapter Board Committee(s).
  • Mentor incoming Board members
  • Upon request, representing HIMSS in external settings such as, but not limited to, policy meetings, events, media interactions, etc.

Election Process

As per by-laws, the Nominating Committee will submit the slate of candidates to the Board of Directors no later than January 11 2019. The Board of Directors shall review the slate and shall either (i) elect such candidates to the Board in accordance with its procedures; or (ii) direct the Nominating Committee to make such changes as the Board deems necessary in its sole discretion. In the event the Board directs the Nominating Committee to solicit, review and recommend additional candidates, the Nominating Committee shall do so no later than January 31, 2019.

Submission Deadline

The deadline to submit the CV is January 11, 2019. No submissions will be accepted after the deadline.

For more information, please contact Dr. Nitiraj Gandhi at /+91 9632000811.