• Driver Standing Committee

  • Mission Statement

    The Driver Standing Committee will work across all disciplines to assist member jurisdictions and the other Standing Committees by improving and promoting safety, security and service within driver programs through education, leadership, communication and the development of uniform practices. 


    • Develop and implement uniform practices and standards that will assist jurisdictions with the implementation of driver programs.
    • Identify opportunities to develop and implement education and training programs that will help our member jurisdictions professional development efforts.
    • Communicate clearly and concisely committee activities to the jurisdictional members, associate members and other stakeholders.
    • Provide leadership that facilitates, promotes and communicates driver program best practices and products.
    • Encourage and maintain participation by jurisdictions and form partnerships for the exchange of ideas and information on driver issues.
    • Consider all disciplines in committee activities and ensure active participation in projects by the appropriate disciplines.
    • Advocate for programs that create fair, uniform and effective treatment of the driving public across jurisdictional lines.

    Contact:  Kevin Lewis, Director, Driver Programs


    Driver Standing Committee
    2018 Update
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    Driver Committee Roster


    Chair and
    Driver Representative Region IV
    Christopher Caras  

    Utah Driver License Division

    Vice Chair and
    Driver Representative Region I
    Captain William Russell Haynes Jr. 
    Commander, Support Services Bureau 
    New Hampshire State Police

    Board Advisor  
    Jane Schrank
    South Dakota Department of Public Safety 

    Board Advisor
    Jackie Bemboom
    Director, Motor Vehicle and Driver Licensing Division
    Missouri Department of Revenue

    Driver Representative Region I
    Cindy Zuerblis 
    Division Manager/PERU
    Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles

    Driver Representative Region I
    Captain William Russell Haynes Jr.
    Commander, Support Services Bureau
    New Hampshire State Police

    Driver Representative Region II
    Kyle Cain
    Deputy Division Director
    Regulatory Compliance Division
    Georgia Department of Driver Services

    Driver Representative Region II
    Mimzie Herklotz
    Senior Manager
    Customer Support
    Texas Department of Public Safety

    Driver Representative Region III
    Breana Berroth
    Driver's License Manager
    Kansas Department of Revenue



    Driver Representative Region III
    Patrick Fernan 
    Director, Field Services
    Wisconsin Division of Motor Vehicles

    Driver Representative Region IV

    Elizabeth Woods
    Operations & Policy Analyst 3
    Oregon Department of Transportation 


    Driver Representative Region IV
    Christopher Caras 
    Utah Driver License Division

    Fraud Representative
    Rachel Mount
    Regional Drivers License Supervisor
    North Dakota Department of Transportation

    ID Management Representative
    Chris Hollister
    Senior Investigator/Supervising Investigator
    New York Department of Motor Vehicles

    Information Technology Representative
    Thomas Harlan
    Senior Information Security Officer
    Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles

    Law Enforcement Representative

    Darryl Hill
    Director, Office of Investigative Services
    Michigan Department of State

    Legal Services Representative
    Frank L. Valenta Jr.
    General Counsel
    South Carolina Department
    of Motor Vehicles

    Motor Carrier Services Representative
    Deann  Williams 
    Kansas Division of Motor Vehicles  

    PACE Representative
    Katy Lloyd
    Lead Communications Consultant
    Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles

    Vehicle Representative
    Palmer Brand
    Senior Operations Manager, Bureau of Titles & Registrations
    Florida Department of Highway Safety & Motor Vehicles



     For more information about the Driver Standing Committee, please contact Kevin Lewis, AAMVA Staff - Project Manager, 703.908.2823

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