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  • AAMVA Committees & Working Groups

  • The key to any association’s viability is the involvement of its members. AAMVA’s members are engaged in program and policy development.

    AAMVA has three standing committees: Driver, Law Enforcement and Vehicle .The three committees meet both independently and in joint session. Each committee is structured to best meet the needs and address the issues of the program area and has members from nine AAMVA discipline areas.

    Subject matter experts in each of these discipline areas are represented in each of AAMVA's three standing committees:

    • Driver Licensing & Control
    • Fraud
    • ID Management
    • Information Technology
    • Law Enforcement
    • Legal Services
    • Motor Carrier Services
    • Public Affairs & Consumer Education
    • Vehicle Registration & Title 

    AAMVA's Standing Committees Converge at AAMVA Headquarters




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    2016 Submission & Nomination Packet 2016 Entry Form

    AAMVA’s awards program fosters a tradition of excellence in the motor vehicle and law enforcement community by honoring individuals, teams, and organizations who have committed their time and resources to safety and security initiatives, outstanding customer service, and public affairs and consumer educational programs throughout North America. Each year, AAMVA receives numerous outstanding submissions in each category and through a rigorous judging process selects those that are exemplary. Awards are presented at our Regional Conferences and at our Annual International Conference.

    Submission Information

    All submissions must conform to the specifications listed in each award description (starting on page 4 of the " 2016 Awards Program Submission & Nomination Packet"). Each jurisdiction agency should complete and send one award entry form with the accompanying information specified in each award description.

    2016 Deadlines and Timeline

    2016 Deadlines and Timeline

    How to Submit

    All submissions must be sent electronically unless otherwise specified in award descriptions. Submissions should be sent via email to awards@aamva.org. Materials that are mailed, as specified in award descriptions, should be sent to:

    ATTN: Jessica Hill
    AAMVA Awards Program
    4401 Wilson Blvd., Suite 700 
    Arlington, Virginia 22203

    For specific questions regarding awards and submissions, please contact Jessica Hill or 703.908.5788.


    AAMVA’s Awards Program is open to all AAMVA jurisdiction members that are in good standing. Entries submitted for the 2016 awards must have been conducted (produced, implemented, and/or developed) between January 1 and December 31, 2015 (does not apply to the Martha Irwin Awards). Entries are to be submitted via email to awards@aamva.org by February 1, 2016 at 5 PM Eastern Time (April 1, 2016 at 5 PM Eastern Time for the Martha Irwin Awards). Items that must be mailed, as specified in award descriptions, must be postmarked by February 1, 2016.

    Questions about your jurisdiction membership status should be directed to Dianne Graham or 703.908.8267. 

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    Looking for a PACE discipline member to lend expertise!

    AAMVA is looking for a PACE discipline jurisdiction member to join the Driver Standing Committee. Serving on a committee is an ideal way to influence policy, develop best practices and network with your peers.If you would like to apply for this vacancy, please complete the Committee Member Application Form. This position is a two-year term with the potential to be reappointed for an additional two years. If you are interested in the position, please submit an application by November 2, 2015. 

    If you have questions, please contact Dianne Graham, director, Member & Conference Services via email dgraham@aamva.org or phone (703) 908-8267.

    Call for Working Group Members

    Members Needed for New Motor Carrier Working Group
    AAMVA is seeking volunteers for a new Motor Carrier Working Group that will identify potential opportunities for AAMVA to expand its services and support to members who work on motor carrier related issues.  The initial tasks of the group will include performing a gap analysis on motor-carrier-related issues that warrant the AAMVA community’s focus that are not already within the scope of other associations and recommending next steps for AAMVA to fill those gaps.  The Working Group will be comprised of eight members representing all AAMVA regions with a range of experience in motor carrier-related DMV or enforcement functions, exclusive of CDLs.  Eligible applicants will be expected to attend in-person and virtual meetings. Please complete the application and submit no later than close of business on Thursday, February 18, 2016

    Region III and IV Representatives Needed for IDEC Executive Board
    AAMVA is looking for volunteers to serve as the Region III and IV Representatives on the International Driver Examiner Certification (IDEC) Executive Board, a permanent AAMVA Executive Board which is directly responsible for maintaining and distributing new and revised IDEC materials to the AAMVA members.  These include both commercial , non-commercial and motorcycle examiner testing materials.  IDEC will meet face to face at least twice a year, as well as via conference call or webinar as the work load requires. Applicants must be from an IDEC-accredited jurisdiction and are required to attend and actively participate in all Executive Board meetings, assist in all Board activities, and be the liaison between AAMVA member jurisdictions in your Region.  Please complete the application form and submit it to committees@aamva.org no later than close of business on Friday, February 19, 2016. Please cc Denise Hanchulak on your submission at dhanchulak@aamva.org