National Lighting Bureau (Silver Spring, Md. ): Howard Lewis, the Illuminating Engineering Society of North America’s representative to the National Lighting Bureau, has been elected to a fourth consecutive term as chair of the National Lighting Bureau a, lighting education foundation sponsored by professional societies, trade associations, manufacturers, utilities and agencies of the U.S. government. Also re-elected were Vice Chair Cary Mendelsohn, Imperial Lighting Maintenance Co., representing the interNational Association of Lighting Management Companies (NALMCO), and Secretary/Treasurer James Yorgey, technical applications manager for Bureau Sponsor Lutron Electronics Co.
Lewis is the founder and chief technical officer of Lighting Alternatives, Parsippany, N.J., a fluorescent-fixture manufacturer. Before then he spent more than 30 years in lighting, with an emphasis on product manufacturing. He is a member of the IES Progress Report Committee; a past president of the IES Philadelphia Section and sits on its board of managers.
Others serving on the National Lighting Bureau Board of Directors are: Douglass Baillie, NEMA enLighten America Task Force; Robert Colgan, Jr., National Electrical Contractors Association; Mike Colotti, Osram Sylvania; Mary Beth Gotti, GE Lighting; Larry Leetzow, Magnaray; Terry McGowan, International Dark-sky Association; Heather Milcarek, Philips Lighting; Ron Runkles, National Electrical Manufacturers Association; and Kristine Winner, National Council on Qualifications for the Lighting Professions.