ATMIA members are encouraged to serve on committees to better our industry. Committees typically convene quarterly via conference calls, which may be scheduled on a more frequent basis if deemed necessary. Members may serve on one or more of the following committees available to membership level status:
ATM Consulting & Training (Global, Approved Consultants)
Established to develop and manage a professional body of outsourced consultants, specialists and trainers across the full range of the industry in every chapter of ATMIA, this committee's mission is to build a Resource Center with a growing knowledge base, set of case studies and research materials. For more information, contact Mike Lee.
ATM Cyber, Software and Encryption Security Working Group (Global)
This alliance includes the participation of law enforcement agencies and computer security firms like Kaspersky in addition to stakeholders in the ATM industry. The objective of the collaboration is to share global best practice, ideas, information and data in the areas of cyber, software and encryption security for ATMs. This is a critical frontier for crime and fraud prevention in our industry. For more information, contact Mike Lee.
ATM Hygiene & Safety Committee (Global)
The mission of the ATM Hygiene and Safety Committee will develop international best practices for a new ATM and cash cleaning protocol for the industry following the coronavirus pandemic which has turned the world upside down and will result in a new normal or new emerging social order. For more information, contact Mike Lee.
ATM Migration Committee (Global)
The mission of the ATM Migration Committee, which is a merger of the 2020 and Win CE 2023 committees, is to discuss ongoing challenges and opportunities in future ATM OS migrations, including W10, the role of Linux and the hypervisor and what happens after the Win CE sunset in 2023. For more information, contact Mike Lee.
ATM Security Forum (Global)
The ATM Security Forum is designed to employ global security resources in a united alliance in order to protect the industry from criminal activity. For more information, contact Mike Lee.
ATM Skimming & Card Data Compromise Working Group (Global)
This is a discussion and problem-solving working group focused on monitoring and preventing ATM skimming, as well as other forms of card and card data compromise.
Cash & Payments Council (Global)
The ATM Cash Council (Formerly ATM Cash Council & World Payments Council) is a global committee open to all ATMIA members. Its mission is to share current information, data, context and member feedback on global cash and payment trends. For more information, contact Mike Lee.
Cassette Security Working Group (Global)
This group will look at how to improve the security of ATM cassettes, including looking at solutions and potential standards.
Consortium for Next Generation ATMs (Global)
This committee discusses alternative OS systems for ATMs but also how ATM architecture, whether software, hardware or network architecture, will evolve as innovation, which may be “OS-agnostic” in nature, takes place. For more information, contact Mike Lee.
European Independent ATM Deployers Committee (Europe Region)
This committee monitors and analyses issues impacting Independent ATM Deployers (IADs) in Europe, with a view to identifying steps that can be taken by the ATMIA and its members to safeguard and further the interests of the IAD community.
Financial Institution ATM Deployers Forum (US Region, Banks)
This committee is a forum that provides a non-competitive environment in which banks and credit unions can share experiences and address issues unique to their ATM channel. For more information, contact David Tente.
Government Relations Committee (GRC) (USA, Europe, Canada Regions)
Established to actively monitor regulatory trends and policies that affect ATM deployers across the international marketplace, the global GRC is an international forum that works to develop / publish consistent positions representing the best interests of the broader ATM industry. For more information, contact your regional Executive Director.
IAD (US Region)
This committee brings together organizations that independently deploy, operate and manage ATMs, as well as those which provide them with products and services. Non-bank ATM operators face unique challenges in the marketplace and have an opportunity here to stay informed and network with peers. For more information, contact David Tente.
International ATM Marketing Forum (Global)
Mission: The mission of the new group is to promote communication between marketing professionals, educate members on advances in marketing technology and techniques, and provide them with the information they need to more effectively promote their company. For more information, contact Sharon Lane.
Linux ATMs Committee (Global)
This committee studies Linux as an alternative operating system for ATMs to Windows, identifying issues that require further research. In addition, we are conducting an industry RFI (Request for Information) into an industry-wide approach to Linux, including the Hypervisor solution for the W10 migration. For more information, contact Mike Lee.
Next Gen ATM Security Working Group (Global)
This is the security committee of the Consortium for Next Generation ATMs which is looking at the security of the API App model for ATMs which is a new ATM architecture which will connect the ATM to the consumer’s mobile phone for transactions. It will cover security of consumer owned devices too, as well as protecting the new ATM architecture.
Regional Advisory Boards
By particitpating in your regional advisory board it affords you and your organization the opportunity to stay abreast of key industry activities impacting your business and you also have the right to vote on key actions being taken by the ATMIA during our quarterly meetings. For more information, contact your Regional Executive Director.
Software Packaging & Distribution Forum (Global)
As ATM software has grown more complex, security concerns multiplied, and functionality expanded to enhance the customer experience, the task of managing software distribution has become very challenging. Manufacturers and larger deployers are managing thousands of USB sticks and looking for better ways to deliver updates and reload hard drives. This discussion forum has been created as a vehicle for sharing best practices and new ideas for simplifying the packaging and distribution of ATM software. The Forum is open to all ATMIA members, but will probably be of most interest to banks, larger independent deployers, and manufacturers. For more information, contact David Tente.
Sponsoring Financial Institutions (US Region, Banks)
The mission of this committee is to provide a forum for the discussion of risk associated with ATM IAD sponsorship and, with advice from networks, processors, IADs and other industry experts, to determine by consensus the procedures sponsoring financial institutions will recommend their institution implement. For more information, contact David Tente.
Strategic Direction Committee (Asia / Asia Pacific)
This committee works to minimize the potentially negative impacts of any proposed legislation which may be disadvantageous or harmful to the industry and its businesses and to maximize opportunities to enhance understanding and governance of the industry. For more information, contact Sandra Smith.
US EMV Migration Committee (US Region)
This is a temporary committee formed to facilitate the exchange of information regarding US EMV migration. Sub-committees address best practices, technical requirements and payment industry relations. This committee interacts with other entities involved in migration, such as the EMV Migration Forum. For more information, contact David Tente.
US Steering Committee (US Region, appointed by Board)
Appointed by the Board, the Steering Committee coordinates the activities of the various regional committees. Made up of a small group, composed of board and non-board members, the board co-chairs, ATMIA staff, committee chairs and other representatives, the committee reports to the full Regional Board. For more information, contact David Tente.