Request on behalf of OpenMRS, Inc. Board..

Hi everyone!

OpenMRS, Inc. is a not-for-profit organization established to support our growing OpenMRS community. It is legally governed by a revolving five member Board of Directors. That Board is currently seeking additional nominations from the entire OpenMRS community for upcoming vacancies to that group.

If you have a nomination or have any questions about the process, please send an email to Theresa: (tpritchard■■■■■■■■■■■■)

If you might be wondering about what would make a good Board member, the board has provided a list of skillsets and attributes that it will prioritize in the selection process:

Skillsets sought (ideally, a nomination would have particular skills in one or more of the following):

  • Organizational Leadership
  • Strategic thinking
  • Fundraising experience
  • Organizational administrative experience
  • Willingness to represent/advocate for OpenMRS publicly

Expertise that’s needed on the board in aggregate (these are not requirements of every Board Member, but do need to be represented collectively):

  • Health IT strategy and experience
  • Open source understanding/experience
  • Lives within or has substantive direct experiences working with underserved/under-resourced populations
  • Direct OpenMRS implementation experience
  • Willingness to directly engage with the community

Qualities that are sought from every Board Member:

  • Strong alignment with OpenMRS MVV and community culture
  • Commitment to good organizational governance
  • Time to commit to support the organization’s staff (2-4 hours per month)
  • Supportive, but willing to express own opinions

Know someone who you think is a good fit? Please send all nominations to Theresa (tpritchard■■■■■■■■■■■■) by March 15, 2017. Thank you!