KHIMA Committee Members

If you have interest in joining any of the following committees and are an active member, please contact the committee chairs below.


To keep the KHIMA membership informed on all legislation that affects health information practices.

Chair: Stacey Davis, RHIT, CHTS-TR

Member: Caryl Liptak

Member: Margaret Akers, RHIA


Awards and Scholarships Committee

To administer the distribution of scholarships that grant recognition and economic assistance to outstanding students pursuing a career in health information management. In addition, the committee is responsible for selecting recipients of awards that recognize KHIMA members of special accomplishment.

Chair: Heather Tudor, MBA, RHIA, CCRP

Member: Samantha Yoder, RHIA,CPHIMS

Member: Dawn Jackson, DrPH, RHIA, CCS-P, FAHIMA



To assure that the KHIMA bylaws reflect the needs of the Association and remain in conformity with the requirements of the American Health Information Management Association.

Chair: Appointed as needed



To provide educational programs that help KHIMA members meet their needs for professional growth and maintain their credential and to keep the membership informed of other appropriate programs or educational material sponsored by AHIMA or other organizations within the area.

Chair: Stacie Smith, RHIA

Co Chair: Brittani Moberly, RHIA

Member: Kellie Cole, RHIA

Member: Jean Allen Ellington

Member: Kim Shelton

Member: Amy Norrod, MHA, RHIT, CMAA


Event Planning

To work closely with the Education Committee to determine the purpose and scope of the education event. The Committee is responsible for making all arrangements at the venue, including food, conference space, decorations, lodging, and possibly transportation.

Chair: Kelli Lake

Co-Chair: Leah Schilling, MBA, RHIA

Member: Michelle Siler

Member: Jennifer Taylor

Member: Pamela Chandler, M Ed, RHIT, CDIP

Member: Kara Klein

Member: Kamryn Baker, RHIA



To develop a slate of candidates for the annual election of officers and delegates as directed by the KHIMA Bylaws.

Chair: Kim Sargent, RHIA, CHPS, CRCR

Member: Karie Carver, RHIA

Member: Gretchen Catlett, RHIA, CHPS, HCISPP


Student Engagement

To increase student involvement through overseeing the student ambassador program and coordinating student-related educational programming.

Chair: Robin Boles, RHIT

Member: Keisjia Mitchell

Member: Caitlin Coldiron

Member: Josie Griffin, RHIA


Operations and Policy Liaison

Chair: Dawn Jackson, DrPH, RHIA, CCS-P, FAHIMA


Technology Liaison

Chair: Steven Garrett, RHIA

Member: Katherine Woods, MHI, RHIA