Sep 16, 2020

Emerging Professional Program Committee


Committee Purpose, Scope And Documents


Promotes the integration of emerging professionals and students into the Society and its leadership.



Committee Leadership

Committee Chair – – Chris Bright

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Chris has blossomed as an important member of Lighting Design Alliance’s team through his education at Penn State University, training and experience Lighting Design Alliance has provided him, and his involvement in professional organizations like the Illuminating Engineering Society and the Designers Lighting Forum. His unique five-month experience working overseas on a jobsite continually has developed his ability to problem solve, find solutions in the field, and work with seamlessly with ownership, architects, engineers, and contractors. Chris does not shy away from opportunity, and his detail oriented mind helps bring a lighting design to fruition.

Members (Voting)

  • Lisa J. Reed
  • Chip Israel
  • Ira J. Rothman
  • Mark L. Roush
  • Geoffrey C. Wright
  • Elizabeth Williams
  • Yulia Tyukhova
  • Alexandra Gadawski
  • Samuel R. Koerbel
  • Peter Y. Ngai
  • Bernadette Boudreaux
  • Barry Young

Advisory Members (Non-Voting)

Advisory Panel Liaisons

Board Liaisons

Staff Liaisons

  • Michael Austerlitz