AEHIS members are encouraged to become engaged in the organization. One valuable way members can contribute to AEHIS is by getting involved with a committee. Browse the descriptions of our committees below and if you find one that interests you, indicate your interest on the web-form at the bottom of this page and we’ll be in touch to connect you with the committee of your choice.

Cybersecurity Policy & Strategy-Currently at Capacity

The charge of the CPSC is to provide timely feedback on behalf of AEHIS members to the AEHIS Board, CHIME’s PSC, and policymakers to best achieve the positive outcome of policies and laws governing the day-to-day cybersecurity activities of AEHIS members and the patients they serve, as well as, to serve as a resource for individual members and foundation firm members. The CPSC will aid policymakers and other valued stakeholders in developing and understanding key use cases, tools, and best practice approaches to building, implementing, and leveraging cybersecurity within health IT (Information Technology) to improve patient care.
Committee Chair: Sri Bharadwaj, VP, Digital Innovation and Applications, Franciscan Health

Education & Certification

The purpose of the Committee is to provide strategic planning support and policy oversight to ensure focus and direction of educational and certification programs related to cybersecurity.
Committee Chair: Dee Young, Chief Information Security Officer, UNC Health


The purpose of the Committee is to provide strategic planning support and policy oversight to ensure focus and direction of events (virtual and in-person) and programs.
Committee Chair: Jackie Mattingly, Director of Information Security, Owensboro Health


The purpose of the Committee shall be to review the overall capabilities and strategic direction in matters related to cybersecurity in the Healthcare sector of technology, science, operations (people and process) and innovation. This will focus on identifying technology, science and innovation related risks that could have a significant impact on the sectors’ security and security operations and its pursuit of its short, mid-, and long-term strategic goals.
Committee Chair: Dan Dodson, President, Fortified Health Security

Membership Outreach & Communications

The purpose of the Committee is to provide direction and guidance to the Board to establish new and enhance existing relationships and partnerships with individuals and Foundation Firms within AEHIS’s target audience of organizations and individuals to evaluate membership opportunities; monitoring and examining existing programs and facilitating discussions about innovative programs and program priorities. The Committee will also ensure focus and direction of Communications (messaging, formats, cadence, and content, including website) and is charged with assisting in developing and executing the strategic communications plan for AEHIS and its members.
Committee Chair: Will Long, CISO, First Health Advisory

Get Involved – Join a Committee

AEHIS offers a variety of ways for our members to get involved, from short-term volunteer projects to committees and board service. We encourage you to deepen your engagement with AEHIS and your peers.

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Committee participation qualifies for Continuing Education Units (CEUs) towards the CHIME Certified Healthcare CIO (CHCIO) Program. CHIME members and Affiliates may claim CEUs by entering them into the CHIME Continuing Education Credits form here