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  • AAMVA Board of Directors

  • Direction and leadership for AAMVA begins with the Board of Directors. The decisions of the board, which holds meetings throughout the year, are executed by the AAMVA President and CEO along with AAMVA staff. 

    (Download a printable board list by region.)

      * Ex-Officio (non-voting)  |  [ ] = Appointed Term  |  ( ) = Elected Term

    Officers / Executive Committee Members 


    Jean Shiomoto 
    California Department of Motor Vehicles       
    Chair (2017)



    Kurt J. Myers 
    Deputy Secretary  
    Pennsylvania Driver & Vehicle Services  
    Vice Chair (2017)

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    Rhonda Lahm    
    Nebraska Department of Motor Vehicles 
    Secretary (2017)

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    Thomas L. McClellan   
    Oregon Driver & Motor Vehicle Services   
    Treasurer (2017)


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    Richard Holcomb  
    Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles 
    Immediate Past Chair (2016)


    Anne Ferro
    President & CEO 
    American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators



    Kent Abernathy
    Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles

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    Whitney Brewster  
    Executive Director  
    Texas Department of Motor Vehicles  
    (Rotating Regional Member at Large 2017)


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    Terri L. Coombes   
    Deputy Chief of Staff  
    Director of Programs & Policies  
    Illinois Office of the Secretary of State   


    Brenda R. Coone
    Deputy Commissioner of Revenue
    Alabama Department of Revenue

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    Boyd Dickerson-Walden
    Chief Information Officer and Director
    Division of Information Systems Administration
    Florida Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles

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    Heidi Francis   
    Assistant Deputy Minister   
    Ontario Road User Safety Division
    Canadian Jurisdiction Representative     

    Sarah Garcia

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    Scott Hernandez  
    Colorado State Patrol  
    Department of Public Safety  
    Law Enforcement Representative  

    Robert D. Ide   
    Vermont Department of Motor Vehicles   

    Lisa Kaspar  
    Kansas Department of Revenue  
    Director (2019)

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    Pat Kohler   
    Washington Department of Licensing 

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    Raymond Martinez  
    Chairman & Chief Administrator  
    New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission  

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    Christine Nizer
    Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration

    Frederick Williams, Jr. 
    Kentucky State Police



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      Annual Membership Meeting Minutes

      (Archived meeting minutes.)

      2016 Board Meeting Minutes

      2015 Board Meeting Minutes

      2014 Board Meeting Minutes

      (Archived meeting minutes.)

      View the "Meet the Board" playlist on AAMVA's YouTube channel:

      Each region has its own Board of Directors and an AAMVA director of regional member support.  

      Region I

      President: Patty Morneault, ME
      Vice President: Scott Vien, DE
      Secretary/Treasurer: Christine Nizer, MD
      Members at Large: Graham Miner, PE; Bud Craddock, RI
      Past President: Robert Ide, VT
      AAMVA Executive Committee Representative for Region I: Kurt Myers, PA
      International Board:  Kurt Myers, PA (Vice Chair); Robert Ide, VT; Ray Martinez, NJ; Christine Nizer, MD
      Regional Director, Member Support: Patrice Aasmo 

      Minutes from AAMVA Region I Board Meetings

      Region 1 

      Links to Region I Jurisdictions

      Region II 

      President: Linda Cone, TN
      1st Vice President: Robert Irving, VA
      2nd Vice President: Kevin Shwedo, SC
      Secretary/Treasurer: Whitney Brewster, TX
      Members at Large: Georgia Steele, GA; Boyd Dickerson-Walden, FL; Ricky Adams, OK
      Past President: Fred Williams, KY
      International Board: Whitney Brewster, TX (Member At Large); Fred Williams, KY; Brenda Coone, AL; Boyd Dickerson-Walden, FL

      Minutes from AAMVA Region II Board Meetings

       Region 2

      Links to Region II Jurisdictions


      Region III

      President: Rhonda Lahm, NE
      Vice President: Lisa Kaspar, KS
      Treasurer: Jane Schrank, SD
      Secretary: Kristina Boardman, WI
      Members at Large: Kent Abernathy, IN; Mike Wartella, MI; Dawn Olson, MN; Mark Nelson, ND; Don Petit, OH
      Past President: Terri Coombes, IL
      International Board: Lisa Kaspar, KS; Terri Coombes, IL;  Rhonda Lahm, NE (Member at Large); Kent Abernathy, IN
      Ex-officio: Anne Ferro, AAMVA President & CEO
      Regional Director, Member Support: Sheila Prior 

      Region 3 

      Links to Region III Jurisdictions

      Region IV

      President: Pat Kohler, WA
      Vice President: Sarah Garcia, MT
      Treasurer: Mike Dixon, CO
      Secretary: Terri Albertson, NV
      Past President: Tom McClellan, OR
      Members at Large: Will Duran, NM; Firoz Mohamed, AB
      Law Enforcement Member At Large: Col. Ralph Powell, ID
      Member: Jean Shiomoto, CA; Scott Hernandez, CO
      International Board: Tom McClellan, OR (Treasurer); Pat Kohler, WA; Jean Shiomoto, CA (Chair); Col. Scott Hernandez, CO (International LE Member at Large); Sarah Garcia, MT
      Ex-officio: Anne Ferro, AAMVA President & CEO

      Regional Director, Member Support: Sheila Prior

      Region 4 

      Links to Region IV Jurisdictions

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