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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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    Whitney Brewster
    Executive Director
    Texas Department of Motor Vehicles
    (Member at Large 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

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


    Kristina Boardman
    Kristina Boardman
    Wisconsin Division of Motor Vehicles
    [2017] (2018)

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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

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    Sarah Garcia
    Montana Motor Vehicle Division

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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

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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 1

      President: Scott Vien, DE
      Vice President: Christine Nizer, MD
      Secretary/Treasurer: Graham Miner, PE
      Members at Large:  Bud Craddock, RI; Lucinda Babers, DC
      Past President: Patty Morneault, ME
      AAMVA Executive Committee Representative for Region I: Kurt Myers, PA
      International Board:  Kurt Myers, PA (Vice Chair); Ray Martinez, NJ; Christine Nizer, MD; Scott Vien, DE
      Ex-officio: Anne Ferro, AAMVA President & CEO

      Regional Director, Member Support: Patrice Aasmo 

      Minutes from AAMVA Region 1 Board Meetings

      Region 1 

      Links to Region 1 Jurisdictions


      Region 2 

      President: Kevin Shwedo, SC
      1st Vice President: Whitney Brewster, TX
      2nd Vice President: Georgia Steele, GA
      Secretary/Treasurer: Pam Goheen, VA
      Members at Large: Ricky Adams, OK; John-Mark Hack, KY; Ken Brown, MS
      Past President: Linda Cone, TN
      International Board: Whitney Brewster, TX (Member At Large); Brenda Coone, AL; Boyd Dickerson-Walden, FL; Kevin Shwedo, SC
      Ex-officio: Anne Ferro, AAMVA President & CEO

      Regional Director, Member Support: Patrice Aasmo

      Minutes from AAMVA Region 2 Board Meetings

       Region 2

      Links to Region 2 Jurisdictions


      Region 3

      President: Lisa Kaspar, KS
      Vice President: Jane Schrank, SD
      Treasurer:  Kristina Boardman, WI
      Secretary: Dawn Olson, MN
      Law Enforcement Member At Large: Sydney Roberts, IL
      Members at Large: Melissa Spiegel, IA; Terri Coombes, IL; Peter Lacy, IN; Mike Wartella, MI; Carla Hocken, MB; Jackie Bemboom, MO; Glenn Jackson, ND; Don Petit, OH
      Past President: Rhonda Lahm, NE
      International Board: Lisa Kaspar, KS; Terri Coombes, IL;  Rhonda Lahm, NE (Member at Large); Kristina Boardman, WI
      Ex-officio: Anne Ferro, AAMVA President & CEO
      Regional Director, Member Support: Julie Knittle

      Region 3 

      Links to Region 3 Jurisdictions


      Region 4

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

      Regional Director, Member Support: Julie Knittle

      Region 4 

      Links to Region 4 Jurisdictions

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