Arizona Judicial Branch

Board Information


TO:                 Interested Persons

FROM:           Certification and Licensing Division

RE:                Defensive Driving Board Member Recruitment 

The Arizona Supreme Court is currently seeking interested candidates for appointment to the Defensive Driving Board. The Defensive Driving Board is comprised of eleven volunteer members appointed by the Chief Justice for three-year terms. The Defensive Driving Board meets every other month to consider and make decisions regarding certification and disciplinary matters involving defensive driving schools and instructors.  The Board also makes recommendations to the Arizona Supreme Court regarding defensive driving issues.   Applications are being sought for the following Board positions:

o   School Owner/Operator - Open to owners/business partners, principal officers or administrators of a classroom or ADM school doing business in Arizona for at least two years. 

o   Chief Justice Designee - Open to candidates that are not a school owner/operator, court administrator, instructor or judge of a limited jurisdiction court.

o   Limited Jurisdiction Court Administrator Member - This seat became vacant due to resignation.  The new member will finish the existing term which will expire on December 31, 2015.

Additional information may be obtained by contacting the Defensive Driving Program by email to  Interested persons may submit a resume and an application form to:


Certification and Licensing Division

Attention: Michelle Martinez

Arizona Supreme Court, Administrative Office of the Courts

1501 West Washington, Suite 104

Phoenix, Arizona 85007

FAX – (602) 452-3958

 PowerPoint Presentation Given at May 18, 2017 School Owner's Meeting

PowerPoint Presentation Given at August 30, 2017 Committee on Limited Jurisdiction Courts Meeting

Staff's Proposed Revisions to ACJA § 7-205

ACJA Public Comment:

Meeting of the Defensive Driving Board:

   December 14, 2017
  10:00 a.m.

  Hearing Room 109

Board Meeting Materials :


Arizona Supreme Courts Building
1501 W. Washington
Phoenix, AZ 85007

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