Open Committees

“There’s nothing stronger than the heart of a volunteer.”

The IES welcomes your interest in developing lighting standards. Using the ANSI approved consensus process ensures that lighting standards that are non-biased, free of commercial influences, up to date, and educational. IES Standards are developed using the highest quality processes and resources—you!

We are looking for members within the following committees in the interest categories listed below. Please apply online if you are interested.

New Committees are Forming and Open for Applicants

  • Lighting Economics
  • Stage Lighting
  • Houses of Worship
  • Transportation Facilities
  • Correctional Facilities
  • Lighting Design/Common Applications

Existing Committees Open for Applicants

The following list of committees are looking for new members! Beside each committee name, you will see Interest Categories listed from which we really could use your help. If you are interested in joining IES Technical Committees, please be sure to review the Interest Category definitions and select the category that best fits your position within for the committee to which you are applying.

For more information, Please see our ANSI/IES Committee Policies and Procedures, Technical Committee Guide, and our IES Technical Committee Code of Conduct.

BIM Committee: General Interest
Computer: General Interest
Control Protocols: General Interest
Daylight Metrics: Producer, General Interest
Educational Facilities: Producer, General Interest
Electrical Engineering for Lighting Systems: General Interest
Energy Efficiency Lighting Programs: Producer
Energy Management: General Interest
Healthcare Facilities: Producer, General Interest
Hospitality Facilities: General Interest
Industrial Facilities: Producer, General Interest
Landscape Lighting: Producer, General Interest
Library Lighting: Producer, General Interest
Light Control & Luminaire Design: General Interest Lighting Commissioning – Producer, General Interest
Lighting for Videoconference and Presentation Spaces: Producer, General Interest
Lighting Maintenance: User, General Interest
Retail Lighting: General Interest
Security Lighting Committee: Producer, General Interest
Skyglow: User, Producer
Sustainable Lighting Committee: General Interest
Theatre, TV, and Film Lighting Committee: General Interest