Our Board

meet our board – Nyawa Funding Group

Executive Officers

President - Chas Thawley - CTO - Virtua Health System

Vice President – Michael Chirico, JD, CISA -  Member at Beckage, PLLC at Beckage

Secretary – Kathy Contratto - Vice President Operations, CHESS Health

Treasurer – Ronnie Daldos, CISSP - Lead Cybersecurity Engineer - MITRE Corporation


Fred Molinari - Area Vice President of Sales, East - IMAT Solutions

Kendall Hendrick - Healthcare Mobility - Verizon

Dr. Kennedy Ganti, MD, FAAFP, Physician Informatician - Cooper University Health Care

Jennifer D’Angelo – Senior Vice President and General Manager Healthcare Division - New Jersey Innovation Institute

John Ulett – Senior Technical Solutions Architect - New Jersey Innovation Institutie 

Bala Thirumalainambi – Director, Government Affairs and Finance – NJ Innovation Institute

Monae Haskins, BSN RN - Allscripts Administrator/Clinical Informatics Specialist - Holy Name Medical Center

Edward Henry -  Director of Technology - Princeton Healthcare System 

Dr. Anthony Rosania, MD, MHA - Medical Director of Emergency Department Observation Services - Rutgers New Jersey Medical School

Jaimie Fox -  Senior Account Technology Strategist - Microsoft

Jim Hennessy - Chief Executive Officer, e4

Julia Staas -  IS Director of Integration - Virtua Health

Join our Board!

NJHIMSS is a member association representing 1,700-plus healthcare IT (HIT) professionals throughout New Jersey. Annually we have four board positions to be filled to help guide the association and ensure the interests of our members through a broad range of channels, including educational events, conferences, the Internet and social media. The goal of the board of directors is to maintain an actively engaged membership roster; involve a wide constituency in the chapter including clinical, informatics, and students, as well as HIT professionals. Our objective is to continue to grow the chapter membership through local and national activities and other networking opportunities. This is an exciting opportunity to provide leadership support to our membership, educational and advocacy programs. The ideal candidate is someone on a leadership path that is willing to serve in an active capacity on the board. Board membership allows you professional growth, volunteer and networking opportunities. 

  • Term Length: 4 years
  • Term Dates: July 2021 through June 2025
  • Nomination Submissions Deadline: May 7
  • Board Elections: May 17 through May 28

Board Requirements

  • Must be an active HIMSS member for at least one year and in good standing
  • Must be an active, registered member of the NJ Chapter
  • Must not be serving on any other HIMSS chapter board
  • Should be active within at least one committee within the NJ Chapter

Click here to apply.