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  • AAMVA Code Dictionary (ACD) Working Group



  • The AAMVA Code Dictionary (ACD) Working Group is a group of states established to examine and update the AAMVA Code Dictionary (ACD) set of codes used nationwide by driver-licensing authorities to communicate a driver’s convictions and withdrawals between jurisdictions. The Working Group will address known limitations, prioritize enhancement needs, and identify opportunities for improving the set of codes and the operational procedures and best practices associated with such codes.   

    AAMVA Code Dictionary (ACD) Working Group Roster


    Chair & Region 3 Representative
    Cara Schamun (2022)
    Citations & Withdrawals Rep
    Wisconsin Division of Motor Vehicles 
       
    Vice Chair & Region 4 Representative
    Michael Hemsley (2023)
    CDL Policy Analyst
    Oregon Driver and Motor Vehicle Services
      
    Members  

    Region 1 Representative
    Rakonda Cobb (2023)
    Service Center Manager
    District of Columbia Department of Motor Vehicles
      
    Region 1 Representative
    Tracey Wheaton (2022)
    CDL Coordinator
    New York State Department of Motor Vehicles
       
    Region 2 Representative
    Laura Main (2023)
    Program Supervisor II
    North Carolina Division of Motor Vehicles
      
    Region 3 Representative
    Lacey C. Hane (2023)
    Management System Analyst
    Kansas Division of Vehicles
      
    Region 4 Representative
    VACANT (2023)
      

    Brandy A. Duncan (2024) 
    Assistant General Counsel
    South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles
      
    Federal Government Representatives
     
    Carlos Dequina
    Transportation Specialist
    U.S. Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration
       
    Garth Lantz
    State Program Manager
    U.S. Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration
     
    Miriam Chege
    System Specialist
    U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
        
    Michael Gordon
    Team Leader, CDL Division
    U.S. Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

    Khoa Nguyen
    IT Specialist
    U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

     
    AAMVA Staff – Project Manager
    Tony Bauza
    Sr. Business Analyst
      
    AAMVA Staff Member
    Pamela Dsa
    Senior Director, Project Management

    AAMVA Staff Member
    Kevin Lewis
    Director, Driver Programs
      
     


    The ACD Working Group is comprised of jurisdictional representatives. Each representative is tasked with communicating information discussed by the ACD Working Group to their assigned states.

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