Chapter Committees



Chairperson- Amy Blatt- [email protected]

This Committee reviews specific items as may be assigned by the Board, and makes recommendations to the Board of Directors on these matters. The Committee also is responsible for establishing a long range strategic plan ( Multi-Year) for the Chapter in order to successfully meet the educational needs of the members and to respond to the demands of the changing healthcare environment.

Specific responsibilities include:

  1. Acting on behalf of the Board of Directors during intervals between meetings;
  2. Screening reports and letters to prepare them for presentation to the Board of Directors.

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Chairperson - Timothy Hammond - [email protected]

The Committee's major goal is the expansion of the Chapter's membership roster. In achieving this goal, various objectives must be attained, including the integration of new members into the Chapter's activities and the expansion of the Chapter's recruitment programs.

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Chairperson - John Viggiano - [email protected]

This Committee is responsible for maintaining and updating the chapter's website, along with all social media sites, such as LinkedIn and Facebook. These sites keep our members and community up-to-date on the latest chapter achievements and events.

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Chairperson - Darren Podolak- [email protected]

This Committee has the responsibility for planning, development, marketing, presentation and evaluation of the educational programs for the Chapter year. In addition, this Committee handles registration stemming from Chapter activities and prepares listing of registrants.

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Chairperson - John Viggiano- [email protected]

This Committee has the responsibility for planning various social and recreational events for members and their families throughout the year

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Chairperson - Timothy Hammond - [email protected]

This Committee has the responsibility for planning and coordinating the Annual HFMA Corporate Sponsorship Program. Responsibilities include updating and distributing the Sponsorship brochure along with soliciting sponsors during the HFMA educational year. The Sponsorship program is designed to enhance the quality of education programs and services to members and provide an opportunity for recognition of Chapter sponsors for their on-going support of educational activities.

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Chairperson - Amy Blatt - [email protected]

This Committee is responsible for encouraging and monitoring the certification of members.  Members who meet specified requirements and pass the appropriate exam can earn the classification of Certified Healthcare Financial Professional (CHFP) or Fellow of the Healthcare Financial Management Association (FHFMA).

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Meetings are attended by Officers, Board Members, and Committee Members. Meetings are generally held monthly.

If you have interest in becoming a Board and/or Committee member, please contact Chapter President Amy Blatt at (315) 801-4345

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Katie Taylor - [email protected]

The Region 2 Fall Institute Coordinator is responsible for assisting in the planning and execution of the Annual Region 2 Fall Institute.

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