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:
AAMVA's Standing Committees Converge at AAMVA Headquarters
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.
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.
How to Submit
All submissions must be sent electronically unless otherwise specified in award descriptions. Submissions should be sent via email to
email@example.com. 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
firstname.lastname@example.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.
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 email@example.com or phone (703) 908-8267.
Volunteers Needed for Electronic ID Working GroupThe Electronic Identity (e-ID) Working Group is seeking a Law Enforcement Representative. The eID WG has been charged with the review and potential leveraging of existing identity credential standards and recommend standards for the AAMVA membership relating to the emergence and rising popularity of electronic identity.The Working Group's near-term goals include:
Interested candidates can complete the application and return it to Dianne Graham, firstname.lastname@example.org, by November 3, 2015. If you need further information, please contact Geoff Slagle.
AAMVA Standing Committee Guide
Driver Standing Committee
Law Enforcement Standing Committee
Vehicle Standing Committee
Committee Member Application
Best Practices and Model Legislation