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Board of Directors and Accreditation Councils Qualifications


Qualifications for Board of Directors

Required:

  1. Demonstrated professional organization leadership, governance, or board experience
  2. Demonstrated leadership in academia, practice or in another area of expertise desired by the Board
  3. A director should have a graduate degree, doctoral degree preferred
  4. Knowledge and/or experience with academic accreditation.
  5. Never been removed from any employment or leadership position due to ethical or legal issues
  6. No simultaneous service with other groups that may represent a conflict of interest with CAHIIM’s activities, such as a certification board for the discipline represented
  7. No employment in any Member organization
  8. No concurrent service as a director of any Member’s Board of Directors or similar body
  9. Agreement to abide by CAHIIM’s requirements concerning confidentiality, conflicts, dualities, and fiduciary responsibility.
  10. Agreement to abide by the core values and code of conduct for CAHIIM decision-makers 

 

Desirable:

  1. Experience related to Board level concerns including;
    • Legal issues related to organizations and/or accreditation
    • Finances of non-profit organizations
    • Prior Board membership with other organizations with similar non-profit status and goals
    • Organizational leadership

 
Qualifications of Council Members

Required:

  1. Have experience as an educator and demonstrate proven education leadership.  
  2. For a practitioner, has served as adjunct faculty or educational program advisory board member in the discipline represented by the Accreditation Council
  3. Hold a terminal degree in the field related to the Council’s scope of accreditation
  4. Exhibit exemplary ethical behavior in professional and personal matters
  5. No removal from any employment or leadership position due to ethical or legal issues.
  6. No simultaneous service with other groups that may represent a conflict of interest with CAHIIM’s activities, such as a certification board for the discipline represented
  7. No employment with the Member organization
  8. No concurrent service as a director of any Member Organization’s Board of Directors or similar body
  9. Agreement to abide by CAHIIM’s requirements concerning confidentiality, conflicts, dualities, and fiduciary responsibility
  10. Agreement to abide by the core values and code of conduct for CAHIIM decision-makers

 

Desirable:

  1. Innovative thinking
  2. Team player
  3. Demonstrated broad knowledge base in the discipline
  4. Possessing excellent oral and written communication skills
  5. Experience as a peer reviewer
  6. Doctoral degree for Health Information Management
  7. Doctoral or Terminal professional degree (e.g. RN, DNP, MD, DO, PharmD, DDS) for Health Informatics.