Deputy Secretary for Driver & Vehicle Services
Kurt J. Myers
Kurt J. Myers has served as Deputy Secretary for Driver & Vehicle Services for the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) since January of 2007. In this position, Myers has responsibilities for more than 1,400 Driver and Vehicle Services employees who are focused on providing a positive customer experience, while keeping the safety and security of the Commonwealth's 10.1 million licensed drivers and Identification card holders and 12.1 million registered vehicle owners at the center of the Deputates and PennDOT's commitment to safety.
Myers oversees key highway safety improvements relating to driver behavior, a customer-conscious business approach, implementation of motorist-related legislation, and integration of new initiatives that improve customer services, streamline processes, and upgrade the quality of product and services using new and emerging technologies. Myers also is responsible for the oversight of 102 facilities across the Commonwealth that issue driver's licenses and identification cards as well as 5,700 car dealers and title and tag agents, over 15,000 vehicle safety inspection stations, and more than 7,800 emissions inspections stations.
In addition to these responsibilities, Myers has previously served as Chair of the American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators (AAMVA) International Board of Directors from 2017 to 2018, and as Chair of the AAMVA Region 1 Board of Directors from 2014 to 2015. He has also been active in the International Registration Plan (IRP), a reciprocity agreement among states of the US, the District of Columbia and provinces of Canada to facilitate commercial vehicle registration. Myers served as chair of the IRP board from 2004 through 2006.
Before joining PennDOT in 1998, Myers spent 19 years in the private sector serving in his final role as chair of the board, President and CEO of Amalgamated Automotive Industries Inc. Myers received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Kenyon College in Gambier, Ohio.