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Boards and Committees

Motor Vehicle Dealer Board meetings are held on the second Monday of the months of January, March, May, July, September and November.

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Next Board Meeting:

  • When: Monday, January 11, 2021
  • Where: via video conferencing with GoToMeeting.com
  • Time: 9:00 a.m. prompt

This is Subject to Change.
Please join our meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone: https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/890430861

You can also dial in using your phone: 
     United States : +1(646) 749-3122  

     Access Code: 890-430-861

Joining a Meeting

Joining In Person?

Location:
Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles
2300 W Broad St
Room 702
Richmond VA 23220

Attending in Person: Please arrive 15 minutes prior to the Board Meeting for proper identification and check-in at the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles security desk.

Joining Online?

Please join Board meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
Go to the link below to find out the details of upcoming board meetings and how to join in.
Board Meeting Library and Next Board Meeting


Note: If you are using your tablet, pc or laptop for video in addition to using your smartphone for audio; please make sure that you mute the microphone and audio on tablet, pc or laptop to prevent audio feedback. If you need assistance with using GoToMeeting please contact MVDB for assistance and training.

Board Meetings on Video

On the scheduled date for the Board Meeting, the meeting will be broadcast live starting at 9:00am. Users may stream this live video by clicking on Recorded and Live Board Meetings

Users must have a valid internet connection to join the online meetings from their computer or mobile device.

Board meetings prior to our virtual GoToMeeting recordings are located at the link here: http://www.dmvnow.com/about/#media/video/live_event.asp and scroll to the archived listing to choose the meeting choice.

Summary and Minutes

Prior to the next Board meeting, board meeting summaries are published on this site which recaps the meeting events and resolutions when appropriate. You can view previous Board summaries/minutes by clicking on https://mvdb.virginia.com/formsandpublications/ and then click on the Board Summaries in the Category Box.

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Board Committee Meetings

The first committee meeting begins at 9:00 am promptly. Below are the committee meetings in order, current members and principal responsibilities. Each committee will be called to order at the conclusion of the previous committee meeting unless there are special circumstances or changes.

Dealer Practices Committee - Monday, 9:00 am

  • The Dealer Practices Committee, advises the Board and the Board staff on issues related to the conduct of business
  • Receives and identifies dealer practice issues
  • Discusses and investigates issues, as needed, in order to make policy and procedural recommendations to the Board

Members:

  • Ron Kody, Chair
  • Steve Farmer, Vice-Chair
  • Michael Bor
  • Liza Borches
  • Gardner Britt
  • Robert Fisher
  • Matthew McQueen (Consumer Advocate)
  • Chris Maher
  • Geoff Malloy
  • Senior Saghafi

Licensing Committee – follows Dealer Practices Committee

  • The Licensing Committee advises the Board and the Board staff on matters relating to the licensing of dealers, dealer-operators and salespersons.
  • Reviews and makes recommendations to the Board on individual licensing actions proposed by the Executive Director which are required to come before the Board.
  • Receives and identifies dealer-licensing issues. Discusses and investigates issues, as needed, in order to make policy and procedural recommendations to the Board.

Members:

  • VACANT, Chair
  • Maurice Slaughter, Vice-Chair
  • Ted Bailey
  • Dan Banister
  • Liza Borches
  • Gardner Britt 
  • David Duncan
  • Rob Fisher
  • Randy Harris
  • Senior Saghafi
  • Maurice Slaughter
  • Don Sullivan

Advertising Committee – follows Licensing Committee

  • Advises the Board and the Board staff on matters relating to motor vehicle dealer advertising
  • Receives and identifies advertising issues Discusses and investigates issues, as needed, in order to make policy and procedural recommendations to the Board
  • Reviews staff reports on advertising complaints and violations
  • Presents summary reports to the Board
  • Directs the advertising staff on how they monitor and identify advertising violations and consumer complaints concerning advertising
Members:
  • David Duncan, Chair
  • Ted Bailey, Vice-Chair
  • Dan Banister
  • Michael Bor
  • Liza Borches
  • Randy Harris
  • Ronald Kody
  • Geoff Malloy
  • Matthew McQueen (Consumer Advocate)
  • Maurice Slaughter
  • Don Sullivan

Transaction Recovery Fund Committee

  • Monitors the activities and solvency of the Motor Vehicle Transaction Recover Fund (MVTRF) and report findings to the Board
  • Reviews staff reports and recommendations concerning actions against the Fund
  • Makes recommendations to the Board on claims against the Fund
Members:
  • Chris Maher, Chair
  • Geoff Malloy, Vice-Chair
  • Dan Banister
  • Michael Bor
  • Steve Farmer
  • Robert Fisher 
  • Randy Harris
  • Ron Kody
  • Matthew McQueen (Consumer Advocate)
  • Maurice Slaughter
  • Don Sullivan

FULL BOARD – Meets after Transaction Recovery Fund Committee

Members:
  • Chairman: Rick Holcomb
  • Vice-Chairs: Ron Kody and VACANT
  • Ted Bailey
  • Dan Banister
  • Michael Bor
  • Liza Borches
  • Gardner Britt
  • David Duncan
  • Steve Farmer 
  • Robert Fisher
  • Randy Harris
  • Matthew McQueen (Consumer Advocate)
  • Chris Maher
  • Geoff Malloy
  • Senior Saghafi
  • Maurice Slaughter
  • Don Sullivan
  • Vacant (Independent)
  • Vacant (Franchise)
The following committees meet on an ad-hoc basis as deemed necessary by the Board as follows:

Franchise Review and Advisory Committee

  • Advises the DMV Commissioner, through the Board, of any violations of Article 7 (Franchises) of the Motor Vehicle Dealer Act. (See § 46.2-1573.C.)
  • Assists the Commissioner in assembling panels, comprised of three Board members, as described in § 46.2-1573.D.8.
Members:
  • Gardner Britt, Chair
  • VACANT, Vice-Chair
  • Ted Bailey
  • Randy Harris
  • Chris Maher
  • Senior Saghafi
  • Maurice Slaughter

Finance Committee

  • Monitors the income and expenses of the Board and recommends adjustments in order to ensure the financial solvency of the Board
  • Directs the preparation of a financial report to be distributed to Board members periodically. Presents a summary report to the Board at Board meetings

Members will be determined if necessary.

Personnel Committee

  • Advises the Executive Director in procuring needed staff, equipment, and other requirements necessary to ensure the internal Board office has the personnel and materials needed to meet Board objectives
  • Advises the Executive Director in personnel matters as needed
Members will be determined if necessary.