2018-2019 KHIMA Committees

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: Angela Scott, RHIT

Member: Stacey Davis, RHIT, CHITS-TR, CPC-P, CPC, CCA

Member: Olesya Korotyuk, 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: Angela Burton, RHIA

Member: Steven Garrett, RHIA

Member: Sabrina Colvin

Member: Sarah Peak, RHIT



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: Jessica Dashkiewicz, MHA-HI, RHIA, CCS

Co Chair: Arikka Standafer, RHIA

Member: Peggy Botts, RHIT

Member: Kamryn Baker, RHIA

Member: Toby Clark, MA, RHIA

Member: Teresa Hight, CCS

Member: Kelli Cole


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: Jessica Price, MPA, RHIA

Co-Chair: Karie Howell, RHIA

Member: Kelli Blout

Member:  Jennifer Hollen, RHIT

Member:Sandy Hellard, RHIA

Member: Kara Tolley, RHIA

Member: Anita Sutton, RHIA



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

Chair:  John Young, RHIA, CHPS, CPHIMS

Member: Evan Harmon, MHI, RHIA


Student Engagement

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

Chair: Katherine Woods, MHI, RHIA

Member: Lydia Sheperd, RHIA

Member: Sarah Shackleford, LPN, RHIT

Member: Robin Boles, RHIT

American National Student Member:TBD

Eastern Kentucky University Student Member: Alexandria Horn

Gateway College Student Member: TBD

Jefferson Community & Technical College Student Member: Allie New

Western Kentucky University Student Member: Bethany Graham


HIM Awareness Campaign Coordinator

Chair: Stacey Davis, RHIT, CHTS-TR, CPC-P, CPC, CCA


Operations and Policy Liaison

Chair: Dawn Jackson, DrPH, RHIA, FAHIMA


Technology Liaison

Chair:  Todd Williams, RHIA