• AAMVA Board of Directors - Member Biography

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    Kevin Byrnes
    Assistant Deputy Minister of the Ontario Road User Safety Division, Ontario Ministry of Transportation

    With a career in public service spanning 20 years, Kevin has held progressively senior leadership positions in the Ontario Government.  He has differentiated himself as a leader by building and motivating strong teams, bringing a passion for engaging staff and stakeholders, and leveraging these relationships to successfully realize business transformation opportunities. Kevin also brings extensive experience in creating and supporting strategies that advance reform across Ontario government sectors. In previous roles, Kevin has been deeply engaged in the modernization of program delivery, and has led a number of large, innovative and complex initiatives across Government.  

    As the Assistant Deputy Minister with the Ontario Ministry of Transportation, Kevin is responsible for setting provincial safety standards for drivers, vehicles and commercial transportation, developing policy and road safety programs, regulating and enforcing responsible driving behavior and overseeing leading edge research to inform policy development and public education. He led the client-centric approach to service and policy design for  Ontario’s driver licensing services, carrier programs and policy development, and is currently leading the business transformation and modernization of Ontario’s driver and vehicle programs.