Board & Staff

Executive Board

The 2020-21 OHIMA Executive Board took office on July 1, 2020 and will serve through the association year - which ends June 30, 2021.  View OHIMA's Past Presidents

Kristin Nelson, MS, RHIA
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President-Elect; Director, Leadership
Amanda Wickard, MBA, RHIA, CPHI


Past-President; Director, Awards & Scholarships
Tonya Bates, RHIA


1st-year Director, Professional Coding Development
Chandra Fenton, RHIA

  1st-year Director, CDI
Kristi Fahy, RHIA

2nd-year Director, Professional HIM Development
Carol Barnes, RHIA

2nd-year Director, Membership Engagement
Manjusri (MJ) Nguyen, RHIA, MBA
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2nd-year Director, Advocacy
Clarice Warner, RHIA, CCS-P, CPC, CHC

2nd-year Director, Privacy & Security
Alonzo Blackwell, RHIA


Delegates serve as OHIMA's representative to the AHIMA House of Delegates. Delegates serve as a grassroots member forum of AHIMA governing the health information management profession. Delegates work year-round advocating for the profession, the members, and the Association. These leaders help keep our profession strong and moving forward by contributing or recommending action on issues affecting the industry.

Delegate Coordinator & 2nd Year Delegate
Tonya Bates, RHIA
EOHIMA Representative

2nd Year Delegate
Clarice Warner, RHIA, CCS-P, CPC, CHC
GCHIMA Representative

2nd Year Delegate
Shelia Robertson, RHIA
NOHIMA Representative


1st Year Delegate
Kristin Nelson, MS, RHIA
NWOHIMA Representative

1st Year Delegate
Megan Patton, RHIA
MVHIMA Representative


Day to day operations of the OHIMA Central Office are run by a team of staff and contractors.  

Executive Director
Lauren Manson, RHIA
[email protected]
(614) 795-7514

Executive Assistant
Bethany Shelton

Finance Manager
Carla Nadeja, RHIA

Director of Trade Show Sales
Beth Spiropoulos

Coding Education Coordinator
Dianna Foley, RHIA, CHPS, CCS