WVHIMA’s Distinguished Members
Every year, WVHIMA recognizes one member for outstanding service within the organization. This award is known as the WVHIMA Distinguished member award. Nominations are accepted throughout the year until approximately February 5th.
The nominations are tallied by a points system and the person nominated that receives the most points becomes the WVHIMA Distinguished Member for the year. A person may only receive the distinguished member award once in their lifetime. View our list of distinguished members.
To be eligible for nomination the candidates must have made an outstanding contribution to the WVHIMA profession in more than one of the following areas.
- Service to WVHIMA Members
- Outstanding achievement in professional practice
- Contributions in research or published materials.
- Leadership in education
Candidates for WVHIMA distinguished member must have been an active member of WVHIMA for eight years or longer.
Only one nomination per member per year is accepted.