Sonia Chambers

Executive Director
West Virginia Health Information Network
Sonia Chambers has a wide variety of heath care experience. She began her professional life working for Congressman Bob Wise, serving as Legislative Aid, Legislative Director and Staff to the House Budget Committee. In 1992, Ms. Chambers returned to West Virginia where she served in various state government capacities including Director of Policy for Governor Caperton, Special Assistant for Coordinated Health Purchasing for the West Virginia Public Employees Insurance Agency and Deputy Secretary for the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources. In 2001, she was appointed to the West Virginia Health Care Authority (WVHCA). As Chair of WVHCA, she oversaw administration of hospital Rate Review, Certificate of Need, Clinical Data Analysis and Financial Disclosure. Since 2015, she has led the West Virginia Health Information Network (WVHIN), the state’s Health Information Exchange. In addition to public sector positions focused on health care, Chambers has worked for Marshall Health as the Affiliation Manager and Corporate Compliance Officer.