Mara L. Daiker, MS, CPHIMS, RHIA is the Senior Manager, Professional Development, at HIMSS, a global, cause-based, not-for-profit organization focused on better health through information and technology. At HIMSS, she is responsible for many of the aspects of professional development including career services, member advancement, professional certification, continuing education and has oversight for the HIMSS Approved Education Partners program. Prior to joining HIMSS, Ms. Daiker spent about 15 years in the health information management and technology industry. Ms. Daiker is a Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) and a Certified Professional in Healthcare Information and Management Systems (CPHIMS) with a Baccalaureate of Arts degree in Health Information Management from The College of St. Scholastica and a Master of Science degree from The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in Health Care Informatics. She is a Senior member of HIMSS. She is also an active member of the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) and its component state association, the Wisconsin Health Information Management Association (WHIMA).