Health Information Technology Commission

The Michigan Health Information Technology (HIT) Commission was created by PA 137-06. The HIT Commission is housed within the Michigan Department of Community Health. The Commission's mission is to facilitate and promote the design, implementation, operation, and maintenance of an interoperable health care information infrastructure in Michigan.


Click here to access the HITC homepage and meeting information 




Public Act 137 of 2006, MCLA 333.2503



Meghan Sifuentes Vanderstelt

Director, Policy Division Policy, Planning, and Legislative Services  

Michigan Department of Health and Human Services
Office: 517-284-4758
Fax: 517-335-8297 


Jill Castiglione, Northville
Term expires 8/3/18
Represents pharmacists

Nick Smith, Laingsburg
Term expires 8/3/18
Represents health plans or other party payers

Thomas Simmer, Ann Arbor
Term expires 8/3/18
Represents nonprofit health care corporations operating pursuant to the nonprofit health care corporation reform act, 1980 PA 350, MCL 550.1101 to 550.1703

Irita Matthews, Grosse Pointe Park
Term expires 8/3/18
Represents the health information technology field


Michael Chrissos, Ann Arbor

Term expires 8/3/19

Represents doctors of medicine


Randall Ritter, Dexter

Term expires 8/3/19

Represents the general public


Orest Sowirka, Sterling Heights

Term expires 8/3/19

Doctors of osteopathic medicine and surgery


Rodney Davenport, Farmington Hills
Term expires 8/3/20
Designee of the Director of DTMB

Karen Parker, Webberville
Term expires 8/3/20
Designee of the Director of DHHS


Rozelle Hegeman-Dingle, Rochester Hills

Term expires 8/3/20

Represents pharmaceuticals manufacturers


Meredith Roxanne Harper, Westland
Term expires 8/3/21
Represents hospitals

Norman J. Beauchamp, Grand Rapids
Term expires 8/3/21
Represents Schools of medicine in Michigan

Patricia Rinvelt, Ann Arbor
Term expires 8/3/21
Represents purchasers or employers