Committees

    Advancement and Certification

    This Committee will develop and maintain processes to encourage members to be certified, and to maintain their certification once earned. The Committee will educate Chapter members about the availability and benefits of status of certification and fellowship, as a means of advancing knowledge and career. The Committee will work with National, the chapter's Region and/or within the Chapter itself, to make available to chapter members self-study materials and live sessions, in order to optimize the exam candidate's likelihood of passing.

    The Committee will have as its objective to meet or exceed the goals set forth by National for the Davis Chapter Management performance indicators (percent of chapter members certified to at least equal the national average, and/or the number of exams taken to at least equal one more taken than the prior year). Additionally, the Committee will pursue the Award of Excellence for Certification, by having the number of chapter members passing the exam meet the number set by National for Bronze, Silver or Gold awards.

    Audit and Finance

    The Audit and Finance Committee shall be a committee of the Chapter whose purpose it shall be to ensure that a financial review is performed on the books and financial records of the Chapter at the close of each fiscal year and is composed of at least one (1) Chapter member, who shall be appointed by the Board of Directors for a one (1) year term. The Committee meets at least once each fiscal year. Duties include:

    1. Perform or have performed an annual review of the Chapter's financial records and communicate the results in writing to the Board of Directors;
    2. Review and report in writing to the Board of Directors on the adequacy of the Chapter's internal controls; and
    3. Perform such other duties as may be assigned by the Board of Directors.
    Communications and Marketing

    The Communications and Marketing Committee works with all committees to provide communication and education for members through the chapter newsletter, website and other forms of electronic media such as LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Ning, etc. The Communications Committee is responsible for the coordination and publication of four (4) newsletters for chapter members and will ensure that the newsletters meet all applicable Davis Chapter Management System requirements.

    This committee will develop and maintain processes to encourage members to confide when they are involved in a job search, or to inform the Co-Chair when there is an opening at their place of employment. The committee will maintain a Job Referral page on the Chapter Website.

    This committee is also responsible for planning social networking events that may or may not be in conjunction with a scheduled educational event. These events may include the Annual Golf Tournament, Rockies games, Casino Night, Networking After-Hours, etc.

    Sponsorship

    The Sponsorship Committee will be responsible for establishing and promoting the Annual Corporate Sponsorship Program to current and prospective sponsors either from the non-provider or the provider community. The committee will be responsible for conveying the benefits of the sponsorship program and keeping abreast of changes that may be required to meet the needs of the sponsor and to provide the value for maintaining the sponsorship from year to year.

    This committee also manages the maintenance and retention of current sponsors as well as promotes sponsorship and exhibits at Chapter programs.

    Educational Programs

    The Educational Programs Committee is responsible for planning and coordinating educational sessions including speakers, attendee registration, site arrangements, payment, and meeting follow-up and evaluations. Some of these logistical duties may be coordinated with the Chapter Office Manager or other designated resource. The committee is comprised of the individual program Chairs, Co-Chairs, and Committee members who are charged with designing programs that may be on site or via webinars. A meeting schedule is presented to the Board with dates and topics by no later than August 31st.

    The committee will establish goals that will include: net program income, member and total attendance, and member educational hours. The committee will establish a monitoring system and report results to the Board. The committee will coordinate a minimum of two onsite educational seminars and a minimum of 12 webinars.

    Annual Conference

    The Annual Conference Committee is responsible for planning and coordinating the Chapter's Annual meeting held in April, including speakers, attendee registration, site arrangements, payment and meeting follow-up and evaluations. Some of these logistical duties may be coordinated with the Chapter Office Manager or other designated resource. The committee will establish goals that will include net program income, member and total attendance, and member educational hours.

    Collaboration Conferences

    The Collaboration Conferences Committee is responsible for planning and coordinating meetings with other Colorado professional organizations. The goal is to enhance educational opportunities for all members by finding common topics of interest and sharing resources. Responsibilities include speakers, attendee registration, site arrangements, payment and meeting follow-up and evaluations. Some of these logistical duties may be coordinated with the Chapter Office Manager or other designated resource. The committee will establish goals that will include net program income, member and total attendance, and member educational hours.

    Compliance Conference

    The Compliance Education Committee is responsible for planning and coordinating one 2-day program that will focus on HIPAA, Compliance and Legal Issues. Responsibilities will include obtaining speakers, attendee registration, site arrangements, payment and meeting follow-up and evaluations. Some of these logistical duties may be coordinated with the Chapter Office Manager. The committee is charged with designing programs that may be onsite or via Webinars, provide tentative meeting schedule to the Board with proposed dates and topics by no later than August 31st so that these may be included in the Chapter Membership Directory.

    The committee will establish goals that will include: net program income, member and total attendance, and member educational hours. The committee will establish a monitoring system and report results to the Board.

    At the beginning of year fiscal year, a determination will be made based on the goals established for the current year whether or not a Yerger should be sought. If the decision is yes, this Committee will be responsible for understanding the Yerger Application requirements and structuring the work around the goals to ensure that appropriate data and information is compiled during the course of the year. During February and March, the Yerger application should be prepared, a reviewer identified and the application submitted by April 1.

    Great Fall Rural Conference

    The Great Fall Rural Conference Committee is responsible for planning and coordinating this annual event. The purpose of the meeting is to provide specific topics of interest to providers in rural settings. Responsibilities include speakers, attendee registration, site arrangements, payment and meeting follow-up and evaluations. Some of these logistical duties may be coordinated with the Chapter Office Manager or other designated resource. The committee will establish goals that will include net program income, member and total attendance, and member educational hours.

    Rural Road Show

    The Rural Road Show Committee is responsible for planning and coordinating this annual event. The purpose of the meeting is to provide specific topics of interest to line and supervisory staff at locations around the state. Responsibilities include speakers, attendee registration, site arrangements, payment and meeting follow-up and evaluations. Some of these logistical duties may be coordinated with the Chapter Office Manager or other designated resource. The committee will establish goals that will include net program income, member and total attendance, and member educational hours.

    Webinars

    This subcommittee is charged with increasing the educational opportunities available to Chapter members and community through low cost or free webinars. The subcommittee is responsible for:

    1. identifying appropriate educational topics of interest
    2. securing speakers
    3. screening the presentation
    4. and organizing, promoting and hosting of the webinars
    Membership

    This committee is in charge of expanding and maintaining the Chapter's membership based on the goals established by National HFMA. To accomplish this, a recruitment and retention plan for new and advanced members must be established and carried out each year in alignment with national initiatives. These initiatives include: Newsletter articles, Prospective Membership recruitment, Member-Get-A-Member Program, Non-Renewal activities, and formulation of a Student Liaison committee. The committee is responsible for providing new member communications, including access to membership lists, descriptions of programs, and information about committees. The committee will be responsible for calling and inviting new members to a New Member's event (e.g. breakfast) and complimentary educational program, whereby they will learn more about the Colorado Chapter, its programs, and its officers. 

    This committee will coordinate with the Educational Committees to ensure that the registration process is conducted efficiently and consistently for every educational session throughout the year. The committee will coordinate with Educational Co-Chairs to enlist members to staff registration desks at each educational session. The committee will promote and encourage pre-registration.

    The Co-Chairs are available to answer member inquiries by phone or email, and are knowledgeable about chapter activities and procedures.  The Co-Chairs will serve as the main contact for membership reports and marketing information provided by National HFMA and utilization of this information in the chapter’s membership recruitment, reinstatement, and retention efforts. The Co-Chairs serve as the liaison to National HFMA regarding maintenance of the HFMA database by encouraging members to notify HFMA with changes in their job, address, or other status and providing this information to National HFMA if they receive it.

    Member Recognition

    This committee is focused on recognizing the achievements of the Chapter's members. Among the awards administered through the committee include the Reeves, Follmer, and Founders Merit Awards, along with the various milestone honors for years of service to HFMA. In addition to acknowledging these significant service achievements at the Annual Conference event, the committee is charged with identifying other opportunities to recognize member accomplishments (e.g. Legacy Award). The committee will coordinate efforts with the Marketing and Membership Committees.

    Nominating

    The Nominating Committee shall meet at least once each fiscal year. The Chairperson of the Committee shall report out the names of the candidates, each of whom shall have provided written or electronic consent to stand for election, to the President of the Chapter within ten (10) days of receipt of such consents, but in no event later than February 15th of each year.

    President's Advisory Council

    This committee consists of Past Presidents only and addresses issues presented to them by the Board and/or Chapter President. In addition, this committee is responsible for recommending Yerger Award applications to be submitted to HFMA National for consideration and recommending the Volunteer of the Year Award presented at the Annual Conference.

    NASBA Coordinator

    The NASBA coordinator ensures that programs meet appropriate guidelines as laid out by NASBA.  The coordinator prepares all forms and certificates for approved chapter programs.

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