Committee Detail

Light and Design Committee


Committee Purpose, Scope and Documents

This Technical Committee reviews, researches and develops best practices for lighting design considerations and techniques.


Included subject matter: The scope includes all areas where natural and electric lighting are used, including interiors and exteriors. Excluded subject matter: This committee does not cover specific lighting applications, codes, energy considerations, or specific technologies.



Committee Chair

John M. Fox

John Fox, President of FOX AND FOX DESIGN, is a prominent lighting designer of 30 years’ experience with a passion for great lighting. He has been a proponent for high CRI lighting and holistic design solutions that take careful consideration to the human condition. He has numerous international IES and IALD Lighting Awards, been a speaker at numerous conferences around the world, and is an active committee member for the IES and when not playing with light, is usually found in the waves, surfing with his wife and two children.
Peter A. Hugh
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Peter Hugh, founder of Hugh Lighting Design has been in lighting design for over 30 years of which over 20 of that has been serving the IES in many capacities. He has been an IES section President for two sections, regional vice president, district chair, regional director, and served a member/vice chair/ and chair of several committees. With a background in theater, psychology, and history, he has based his focus on lighting design issues for all people equally. He believes in balance and finding solutions grounded in imagination and reality.

Members (Voting)

  • Mike Lehman
  • Yukiko Yoshida
  • Leslie M. North
  • Carlos Inclan
  • Gregory C. Hansen
  • Carla Bukalski
  • Darren D. Kelly
  • Jeffrey R. Dross
  • Bob Parks
  • Donald R. Lincoln
  • Ming Jiang

Advisory Members (Non-Voting)

  • Yue Zhao
  • Eleni Savvidou
  • Jeremy W. Yon
  • Karen P. Murphy
  • Christine Brotz

Advisory Panel Liaisons

  • Tanya T. Hernandez

Board Liaisons


Staff Liaisons

  • Patricia A. McGillicuddy
  • Geomara Flores