Maryland HIMSS Announces New Board of Director Members


This summer, the Maryland Chapter of Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) conducted their annual call for applications for vacant board positions. The requirements set forth by HIMSS National are: Officers and Directors of the Board must be members in good standing of National HIMSS and of the State Chapter for at least one year in order to serve on the board.  The chapter experienced a significant volume of nominations and applications for the 2018 term.


“We are honored to announce our newest Board of Directors; they are all veteran leaders in the technology, healthcare and health IT industries. The diverse experience of these individuals will be invaluable as look to grow our professional presence and services to members from across the State of Maryland,” said Karen Wilding, President, Maryland Chapter of HIMSS. 


Joining the Board of Directors are:



Advocacy Committee Chair
Senior Director of Information Technology
Sibley Memorial Hospital
Johns Hopkins Medicine


Mr. Steve Meier

Golf Committee Chair
Vice President


Ms. Jennifer Moore

Outreach Committee Co-Chair
Partner, HCIC


Ms. Regan Pasko

Education Committee Chair

Senior Enterprise Account Director

BRP Consulting


Ms. Jackie Rice, BSN, RN

Education Committee Co-Chair
Vice President, Chief Information Officer
Frederick Memorial Hospital


Mr. Kyle D. Swarts

Outreach Committee Chair, Marketing and Communications Committee Co-Chair
Senior Vice President & Partner
RoundTable Strategic Solutions


Not only do these individuals bring incredible professional experience and accomplishments, but also a sense of community and commitment to growing the Health IT profession. The Maryland Chapter has the following officers continuing as leaders:


Ms. Karen Marie Wilding, FHIMSS, CHCIO-e

University of Maryland Medical System



Ms. Kathryn A. Whitmore

STS Consulting Group, LLC

Vice President


Mr. Bill Byers

Trivergent Health Alliance



Mr. Phil Campbell

Calvert Memorial Hospital



Mr. Bob Hooper

First Healthcare Advisory Solutions

Past President


A full list of the MDHIMSS Board of Directors can be found here



HIMSS North America, a business unit within HIMSS, positively transforms health and healthcare through the best use of information technology in the United States and Canada. As a cause-based non-profit, HIMSS North America provides thought leadership, community building, professional development, public policy, and events. HIMSS North America represents 64,000 individual members, 640 corporate members, and over 450 non-profit organizations. Thousands of volunteers work with HIMSS to improve the quality, cost-effectiveness, access, and value of healthcare through IT. Major initiatives within HIMSS North America include the HIMSS Annual Conference & Exhibition, National Health IT Week, HIMSS Innovation Center, HIMSS Interoperability Showcases™, HIMSS Health IT Value Suite, and ConCert by HIMSS™.


About Maryland HIMSS Chapter

The Maryland Chapter of HIMSS is the state-wide, locally driven group of professionals with a focus on information technology in healthcare. With over 2000 members, the chapter provides several educational events and networking forums annually, while regularly convening important industry discussions with local, state and federal agencies. For the last five years, the Maryland Chapter has received the HIMSS National designation for Recognition of Advocacy Award.




For more information, contact:

Mark Doore, Communications Chair

Maryland HIMSS, Board of Directors