Distinguished Member

The AKHIMA Nominating Committee is seeking nominations for the Distinguished Member Award. This award honors a member who has been active at the national and state levels, provided other contributions to the profession of HIM and is actively involved with their community and organizational activities. Please consider nominating a peer, be sure to provide detail reasons that fit the criteria.

 The deadline for submission is March 19th, 2017


The Distinguished Member Award of the Alaska Health Information Management Association is an honor whereby one outstanding member of the Association is recognized for loyal services to the Association and contributes to the profession. . This person has made an exceptional impact through volunteerism to AKHIMA, AHIMA, and other health information management organizations; they have made an outstanding achievement in professional practice, through leadership in education, and also has made contributions in research or published materials. It is the intent that this award be conferred at any point in a member’s career and not be limited to recognition at retirement.


The nominee must meet the following requirements:

  • Current AHIMA member and designated Alaska as your Component State Association (CSA)
  • Examples of contributions to the HIM profession
  • List activities nominee has been involved in nationally, state, community or organizationally

If you have the privilege of knowing someone who meets these criteria, please take the time to nominate them for this “distinguished” honor.
If you have any questions, please contact the AKHIMA Past-President/Nominating Committee Chair. Please visit the Board page for contact information.

How to Apply

Click Here to complete the distinguished member award nomination form

The application form is to be completed by March 19th, 2017

Any questions can be directed to janie@akhima.org

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