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  • AAMVA Awards Program


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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.  

    Submissions for 2021 Awards Now Being Accepted!

    • AAMVA is now accepting submissions for the 2021 Awards Program.
    • All entries must conform to the specifications listed in each award description.
    • Each jurisdiction agency should complete and submit their entries with the accompanying information specified in the online form and submit by the posted closing date.

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    Eligibility for 2021 AAMVA Awards Program

    • AAMVA’s Awards Program is open to all AAMVA jurisdiction members in good standing. 
    • With the exception of the Lifetime Achievement in Highway Safety awards, the content of the submissions must have been completed during AAMVA’s previous full fiscal year. For example, entries submitted for the 2021 Awards must have been conducted, produced, implemented, and/or developed in FY2020 (between October 1, 2019 and September 30, 2020). 
    • If an entry won an award in a previous year, it cannot be resubmitted in again unless it has major upgrades or developments from the original submission.  

    Schedule for 2021 AAMVA Awards Program

       2021 Awards Schedule

    2020 AAMVA Awards Video Presentations

    This year we could not be together in person to present the awards at the Regional Conferences and Annual International Conference. Instead, we have recorded video presentations for each of the Regions and for our International winners. We hope you will enjoy these video presentations and please join us in congratulating this year’s winners!

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    Region1AwardsVideoScreenshot      Region2AwardsVideoScreenshot

    Region3AwardsVideoScreenshot     Region4AwardsVideoScreenshot


    Questions

    • For specific questions regarding awards, submissions and jurisdiction membership status contact Lynn Dean.     
    • You can also download the Awards Program FAQs for additional information.


    The AAMVA Safety Awards* recognize achievements in the following areas:

    * Visit each Safety Awards page (above) for detailed information including a list of the most recent award winners.

    The AAMVA Service Awards* recognize achievements in the following areas:

    * Visit each Service Awards page (above) for detailed information including a list of the most recent award winners.

    The AAMVA Security Awards* recognize achievements in the following areas:

    * Visit each Security Awards page (above) for detailed information including a list of the most recent awards winners. 

    The Public Affairs and Consumer Education (PACE) Awards Program* recognizes public relations, public affairs and consumer education excellence among the motor vehicle, law enforcement and traffic safety agencies across North America. They recognize creativity, cost effectiveness and the ability to reach consumers with a well crafted, measured and executed message in the following areas:

    Division Awards

    * Visit each PACE Awards page (above) for detailed information including a list of the most recent award winners.

    IDEC Examiner of the Year Award

    Annually, the International Driver Examiner Certification (IDEC) Board and AAMVA recognizes outstanding examiners through the IDEC Examiner of the Year award. Each member jurisdiction nominates one examiner for outstanding performance as a driver's license examiner. Examiners are selected for their excellence in adhering to the principles and recommended practices of driver examining (the Examiner's Code of Ethics) and for their high level of conduct in their profession. Each jurisdiction's "Examiner of the Year" receives a certificate and a congratulatory letter from the IDEC Executive Board. Visit the IDEC Examiner of the Year page for more information, including a list award recipients for the current year and for prior years.

    For specific questions regarding awards and submissions, please contact Lynn Dean.
       

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