April 17, 2024

Executive Board

2020 – 2021 Executive Board

Hugh Brown, RHIA
E-mail: hugh.brown315@gmail.com

Dori Larue, MS, RHIA
E-mail: d.m.larue@sunyocc.edu

Past President:
Susan Brush, RHIT
Phone: (W:) 315-464-7813, (C:) 315-530-0327
E-mail: BrushS@upstate.edu, suebrush@cnyhima.org

Finance Director/Membership Coordinator:
Nannette S. Backus, RHIA, CPC, CCS
Phone: (W:) 315-261-5771, (C:) 315-261-5771
E-mail: nsbackus@twcny.rr.com, nannettebackus@cnyhima.org

Communications Director:
Cindy A. Alsheimer, RHIT
Phone:  (W:) 315-474-1561×541, (C:) 315-532-5190 
E-mail: calsheimer@bishopcare.com, cindyalsheimer@cnyhima.org

1st Year Education Director:
Jeffery Youngs, RHIT
E-mail: jyoungs7@outlook.com

Powers and Duties.   The Executive Board shall manage and control the property, business and affairs of this Association and shall report through the President at all regular meetings.

Composition.  The Executive Board shall consist of the President, President-Elect, Past President, Secretary, and Treasurer.

Qualifications.   Executive Board members shall be committed to supporting and advancing the mission and purposes of CNYHIMA.  Only active members in good standing shall be eligible to serve as members of the Executive Board.

Term and Succession of Office.  Each officer shall hold office for one (1) year, with the exception of the Treasurer and Secretary who shall serve for two (2) years, or until a successor has been elected or until the earlier death, resignation or removal in the manner hereinafter provided.  The Executive Board may appoint a member to fill any vacancy in an elected office for the remainder of the term.

Assumption of Office.  Members of the Executive Board shall assume their offices on July 1 following their election.

Resignation.  An officer or director may, at any time, submit a written resignation to the Executive Board, but such resignation shall not be effective until accepted by the Executive Board.

Removal.  Any member of the Executive Board may be removed from office by the affirmative vote of two-thirds of the Executive Board present at any meeting at which quorum is present, whenever, in their judgment, the best interest of the Association shall be served.

Meetings.  The Executive Board shall conduct at least one (1) business meeting annually.  Special meetings can be called by the President, or shall be called by the President-Elect upon the written request of a quorum of the Executive Board.  A majority of members shall constitute a quorum.

Use of Electronic Meetings.  Matters requiring action between meetings of the Executive Board may be conducted electronically, either in lieu of or as an extension of an in-person meeting.  For purposes of this section, electronic meetings include chat rooms, conference calls, email, or any other electronic medium in which the Executive Board may both send and receive contemporaneous interactive communications, to the extent permitted by law.  Participating in a meeting by such means constitutes presence in person at the meeting.