About IES

IES Mission Statement
The IES seeks to improve the lighted environment by bringing together those with lighting knowledge and by translating that knowledge into actions that benefit the public.


IES Vision Statement
The IES will build upon a century of excellence to create the premier lighting community dedicated to promoting the art and science of quality lighting to its members, allied professional organizations, and the public.


Section Officers 2021-2022

  • President: Jennifer Keith, CS^2 Engineering, Inc.
  • Vice President: John Ferguson, Core States Engineering
  • Treasurer: Monica Bunch, Hossley LPS
  • Secretary: Gabi Korac, Essential Lighting Design Studio
  • Past President: Bart Shelton, Holophane Lighting


Board of Managers 2021-2022

  • Mike Wright, HP Engineering Inc
  • Heath Brown, HFA
  • Rod Stull, Curtis Stout
  • Matthew Nichols, Benchmark Group, Inc.

The Board of Managers is elected to a one-year term in accordance with Section by-laws and IES standards. Elections are held in the spring of each year. If you are interested in joining the board, please Contact Us.


Committee Chairs 2021-2022

  • Education: Bryan Melton, Garver, LLC
  • Membership: Mike Wright, HP Engineering Inc
  • Sustaining Membership: Monica Bunch, Hossley LPS
  • Program: Grant Logan, Bernhard TME
  • Illumination Awards: Heath Brown, HFA
  • Nominating: Bart Shelton, Acuity Brands
  • Public Relations / Recognition: Rod Stull, Curtis Stout
  • Promotions / Fundraising: Shannon Joyce, Pro Sales Agents
  • Webmaster: Jennifer Keith, CS^2 Engineering, Inc.
  • Emerging Professionals: Matthew Nichols, Benchmark Group, Inc.

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