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: Michael Schietzelt, LaBella Associates
  • Vice President: Lauryne Zinter, Hesnor Engineering Associates
  • Treasurer: Michael Myer, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
  • Secretary: Wendy O’Hearn, Vertex Innovative Solutions
  • Past President: Lauryne Zinter, Hesnor Engineering Associates
  • Board of Managers:
    Steve Yakey, Sage Engineering Associates, LLP
    Karl Pedersen, Wolberg Electrical Supply
    Margaret Fowler-McDowell, Margaret Fowler-McDowell Lighting Design
    Kristen Odell-Putnam, Steinel America

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.

 

Section Chairs 2021-2022


  • Membership: Wendy O’Hearn, Vertex Innovative Solutions and Karl Pedersen, Wolberg Electrical Supply
  • Illumination Awards: Michael Schietzelt, LaBella Associates
  • Nominating: Margaret Fowler-McDowell, Margaret Fowler-McDowell Lighting Design, LLC
  • Communications: Lauryne Zinter, Hesnor Engineering Associates
  • Scholarship: Kristen Odell-Putnam, Steinel America

 

Past Presidents


  • Lauryne Zinter (2018-2020)
  • Michael Myer (2016-2017)
  • Bruce Plekan (2015-2016)
  • Kevin Fuscus (2013-2015)
  • Margaret Fowler-McDowell (2013-2014)
  • Marianne Donovan (2013-2012)
  • William Koonz, II (2012-2011)
  • Marianne Donovan (2011-2010)
  • Jeff Schwartz (2009-2010)
  • Kan Latal (2008-2009)
  • Bob VanWormer (2007-2008)
  • Paul Gregory (2006-2007)
  • Steve Yakey (2005-2006)