2017-2018 COMMITTEES

CHAPTER MATTERS - Rhonda VanDrunen, Vice President

Finance Committee - To audit the accounting records of the chapter treasurer at the close of the fiscal year.  To review the chapter by-laws and recommend changes to the board of directors, as needed.

CHAIR - Oliver Jurkovic

MEMBER - Kristel Marshall

Nominating Committee - To present candidates to the membership for positions as officers and members of the board of directors.  Attempt to maintain an adequate representation of all membership groups on the board.

CHAIR - Jason Roher

Founders Committee - To gather and compile Founders Award points earned by members on an annual basis.  Points are earned based on meeting attendance, committee membership and attendance at national meetings, including tele-conferences.

CHAIR - Cynthia Masselink

Yerger Committee - To write and submit the Yerger applications to HFMA National.

CHAIR - Barb Shelley

Leadership Committee - To provide the chapter leadership with training and education as part of each board meeting throughout the chapter year - 20 minutes spent at each meeting.

CHAIR - Jason Roher

MEMBER - Luke Check, Elizabeth Hendren

EDUCATION - Nancy Smith, Director & Stacy Stachel, Director

Program Committee - To provide educational opportunities and professional growth to members of the chapter by planning quality educational programs.

CHAIR - Nancy Smith and Stacy Stachel

MEMBERS - Patrick Adams, Jasse Akin, Robin Beeman, Luke Check, Laura Fitzgerald, Elizabeth Hendren, Michelle McElhinny, Mary Oomen, Cindy Powers, Rick Reid, Jason Roher, David Ruppert, Tricia Schildhouse, Barb Shelley, Chris Shemes, Steve Vanderjagt, Rhonda VanDrunen and Kelli Williams

Webinar Committee

CHAIR - Luke Check

Spring Conference Program Committee - To provide educational opportunities and professional growth at the Spring Conference.

CHAIR - Jason Roher (2017 Michigan HFMA Spring Conference)

MEMBERS - Patrick Adams, Jasse Akin, Robin Beeman, Luke Check, Laura Fitzgerald, Elizabeth Hendren, Casey Herald, Tom Matonican (Great Lakes Chapter), Michelle McElhinny, Mary Oomen, Cindy Powers, Rick Reid, David Ruppert, Tricia Schildhouse, Barb Shelley, Chris Shemes, Ellen Tolley, Steve Vanderjagt, Rhonda VanDrunen and Kelli Williams

Registration/Reception Committee - To prepare pre-registration name tags, collect registration fees and greet members and visitors at chapter meetings.

CHAIR - Elizabeth Hendren

MEMBERS - Rhonda VanDrunen, Stacy Stachel, Nancy Smith

Sponsorship Committee - To solicit and receive corporate and vendor sponsorships for various chapter functions - directory, newsletter, chapter meetings and Spring Conference.

CHAIR - Ellen Tolley
CO-CHAIR - Robin Beeman

MEMBER - Erv Kortering

COMMUNICATIONS - Patrick Adams, Director

Public/Professional Relations Committee - To inform the various news media regarding chapter elections and other activities.

CHAIR - Dennis Page

Website Committee - To maintain the chapter's website to allow members to access current information regarding activities of the Healthcare Financial Management Association, both at the local level and at the national level.

CHAIR - Dennis Page

MEMBERS - Jason Roher

Newsletter Committee - To inform the members of chapter activities, news and other Healthcare Financial Management Association items of interest on the local, state and national levels.

CHAIR - Patrick Adams

MEMBERS - Jason Roher and Stacy Stachel

Social Media/Networking Committee - To promote membership discussion of healthcare finance-related issues and chapter events on social media platforms.

CHAIR - Jason Roher

MEMBERSHIP - Kelli Williams, Director

Membership Committee - To recruit new members for the chapter, upgrade the member status and educate new and existing members about Healthcare Financial Management Association and to coordinate the recognition of new members to our chapter.

CHAIR - Kelli Williams

MEMBER - Jo Barbauld, Steve Vanderjagt

Certification Committee - To promote HFMA certification, provide information and proctor exams for HFMA members.

CHAIR - Kelli Williams

MEMBERS - Nancy Smith

Directory Committee - To provide the chapter membership with a quality membership directory annually.

CHAIR - Kelli Williams

MEMBERS - Jo Barbauld and Nancy Smith

If you would like to join one or more of our committees, please e-mail us and we'll direct your contact information and area(s) of interest to the correct committee chair.  Thank you so much!