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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 

    Standing Committees 
    2017 Updates*

     Playlist includes video updates from each of the three standing committees.


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    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

    Each jurisdiction agency should complete and send one award entry form with the accompanying information specified in each award description for each award submission. Each award submission should be sent in a separate email. If an award submission is by more than one jurisdiction agency please send an entry form for each jurisdiction agency for that submission. All award submissions must be sent electronically. Please send a separate email for each award submission and include all materials for that award. If the materials are too large to send by email, please place in a zip file. Send to awards@aamva.org. For specific questions regarding awards and submissions, please contact Jessica Hill at awards@aamva.org.

    2017 Deadlines and Timeline
    2017 Award Dates


    AAMVA’s Awards Program is open to all AAMVA jurisdiction members that are in good standing. Entries submitted for the 2017 Awards must have been conducted (produced, implemented, and/or developed) between January 1 and December 31, 2016 (does not apply to the Martha Irwin Awards). Entries are to be submitted via email to awards@aamva.org by February 1, 2017 at 5 PM Eastern Time (April 15, 2016 at 5 PM Eastern Time for the Martha Irwin Awards).

    Questions about your jurisdiction membership status should be directed to Dianne Graham at dgraham@aamva.org or 703.908.8267.

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    Thank you for your interest in serving as a member of an AAMVA committee. There currently are no committee vacancies. Please continue to check back for notice of available positions.

    We keep all applications on file, so if you would prefer, please complete the committee member application form and return it by email. If you have any questions, please contact Dianne Graham at 703.908.8267.

    Working Groups Seek Jurisdictional Volunteers

    NMVTIS Law Enforcement Working Group

    NMVTIS Law Enforcement Working Group is seeking one jurisdiction law enforcement member from AAMVA Region I. To be eligible to apply, you must be a sworn officer or DMV investigator in an AAMVA member agency and have experience working within or supervising an auto theft unit or task force and/or have other relative vehicle crimes investigative experience.

    The NMVTIS Law Enforcement Working Group operates under the auspices of the AAMVA Law Enforcement Standing Committee. The purpose of the Working Group is to expand NMVTIS awareness and usage among law enforcement and to improve the NMVTIS Law Enforcement Access Tool (LEAT) in collaboration with the Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Administration.

    For more information about the Working Group, please contact Paul Steier, 703.270.8932 or Brian Ursino, 703.350.5103. If you are interested in applying for the working group, please complete the application and send to Dianne Graham at committees@aamva.org by Wednesday, May 17.

    Fraud Detection & Remediation (FDR) Maintenance Committee Seeks Volunteers 

    AAMVA is seeking five volunteers to fill vacancies on the Fraud Detection & Remediation (FDR) Maintenance Committee. The Maintenance Committee works under the direction of the AAMVA Law Enforcement Standing Committee and provides technical expertise and oversight for the FDR program/training content. The Working Group typically meets in-person only once annually, and members are funded for travel to this meeting.  Additionally, members are expected to complete occasional assignments between meetings.

    If you are a member of a state police/highway patrol and/or motor vehicle agency within AAMVA, are interested in serving on this Maintenance Committee, and meet the requirements found on the working group application and assessment form, complete the application form no later than June 1, 2017, and submit to Dianne Graham at committees@aamva.org.   The Committee is particularly interested in applicants that have expertise with the following skill sets:

    • Regulation/certification/professional licensing (e.g., motor carriers, transportation networking companies, dealers, towing, driver education entities, emissions/safety inspections, etc.)
    • Audit/Quality Assurance
    • Process/implementation and/or DMV operations