CHAPTER MATTERS - Rebecca Havlicek, Director
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: Barb Shelley
Members: Barb Shelley, Adam Stevenson, Angie Parson, Lisa Fox
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
Members: Rebecca Havlicek
YERGER COMMITTEE: To write and submit the Yerger applications to National.
Chair: Rebecca Havlicek
Member: Jenni Hoonhorst, Russ Nykamp, Barb Shelley, Tim Wescott
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: Barb Shelley
Members: Mark DeVirgilio, Lisa Fox, Rebecca Havlicek, Mary Oomen, Gary Polkowski, Adam Stevenson, Angie Parsons
EDUCATION - Mary Oomen & Sherry Roberts
PROGRAM COMMITTEE: To provide educational opportunities and professional growth to members of the chapter by planning quality educational programs.
Chair: Mary Oomen
Members: Sherry Roberts, Barb Shelley, Angie Parsons, Lisa Fox, Gary Polkowski, Bruce Hart, Jenni Hoonhorst, David Roberts, Denise Rothfuss, Gerhard Schuett
WEBINAR COMMITTEE: Chair: Open
Members: Lisa Fox, Mary Oomen, Lorraine Schnelle
SPRING CONFERENCE PROGRAM COMMITTEE: To provide educational opportunities and professional growth at the Spring Conference, co-sponsored by the Great Lakes Chapter.
Chair: Mary Oomen Co-Chair: Sherry Roberts
Members: Lisa Fox, Gary Polkowski, Barb Shelley, Kristi Belmore, Mark DeVirgilio, Bruce Hart, Rebecca Havlicek, Jenni Hoonhorst, Erv Kortering, Lisa St. Aubin, Gerhard Schuett
REGISTRATION/RECEPTION COMMITTEE: To prepare pre-registration name tags, collect registration fees and greet members and visitors at chapter meetings.
Chair: Rhonda VanDrunen
Members: Rebecca Havlicek, Liz Hendren
SPONSORSHIP COMMITTEE: To solicit and receive corporate and vendor sponsorships for various chapter functions - directory, newsletter, chapter meetings and spring conference.
Chair: Erv Kortering
Members: Mark DeVirgilio, Robin Beeman, Luke Check
COMMUNICATION - Mark DeVirgilio, Director
PUBLIC/PROFESSIONAL RELATIONS COMMITTEE: To inform the various news media regarding chapter elections and other activities.
Chair: David Hannah
WEBSITE COMMITTEE: To maintain the chapter's website to allow members to access current information regarding activities of the Heatlhcare Financial Management Association both at the local and national level.
Chair: Dennis Page Co-Chair: Barb Shelley
NEWSLETTER COMMITTEE: To inform the members of the chapter activities, news and other Healthcare Financial Management Association items of interest on the local, state and national level.
Chair: Tom Salisbury Co-Chair: Mark Devirglio
Members: Becky Eklund, Liz Hendren, Rebecca Havlicek, Mary Reed, Barb Shelley, Lisa St. Aubin
SOCIAL MEDIA / NETWORKING COMMITTEE: To promote membership discussion of healthcare finance related issues and chapter events on social networks.
Chair: Mark DeVirgilio
Members: Nick McLaughin, Adam Johnson
MEMBERSHIP - Gary Polkowski, 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: Joel Bersche
Members: Kristi Belmore, Charlene Smith, Lisa St. Aubin, Gary Polkowski, Janice Meyers
CERTIFICATION COMMITTEE: To promote HFMA certification, provide information and proctor exams for HFMA members.
Chair: Bruce Hart
Members: Gary Polkowski, Krista Matlock, Gerhard Schuett
DIRECTORY COMMITTEE: To provide the chapter membership with a quality membership directory annually.
Chair: Janice Meyers Co-Chair: Gary Polkowski
Members: Rhiannon Bierenga, Rebecca Havlicek, Steve Nellis