Non-Technical Committees



IES invites you to volunteer and offer your recommendations on IES events, help recognize achievement in the lighting industry or develop the next generation of lighting professionals by submitting an application for a membership committee of your choice. You can explore membership committees on this page, or go to the quick application form here.


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Annual Conference Papers Subcommittee  

Scope: To procure, review and approve all papers for presentation at the IES Annual Conference.

  last person joined 28 minutes ago

Annual Conference Steering Committee  

Scope: Lead the planning and development of the annual conference, meeting the requirements of the Society.

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Audit Committee  

Scope: To oversee the selection of the accounting firm and process that will conducted for the Society’s annual audit.

  last person joined an hour ago

Board of Fellows Award Committee  

Scope: To evaluate the eligibility of candidates for award of designation of Fellow, according to procedures approved by the Board of Directors.

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Distinguished Service Award Committee  

Scope: To evaluate the eligibility of candidates for the Distinguished Service Award according to procedures approved by the Board.

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Education Material Review Committee  

Scope: The Education Material Review Committee consists of three five-person panels to work in a rotational basis in reviewing all face-to-face educational materials. Material review responsibility will rotate through the panels. Three individuals recommended by the Director of Education for Board Approval will work as Panel Chairpersons and lead each panel. Guest expert reviewers will be added for specific material where required and determined by the Panel Chairperson. The scope of the Educational Material Review Committee is to review educational materials and to ensure the quality and message meet IES standards. The Committee will only suggest additions or changes, and will not develop materials. Educational materials for Committee review will be Fundamentals of Lighting, Intermediate Seminars and Programs, and Regional Roadshows.

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Education Strategy Committee  

Scope: The Education Strategy Committee mandate is to discuss IES educational opportunities, threats and evolving modalities and advise on forward strategies. The group will be a diverse collection of individuals from various areas of expertise and experience but all with a passion for lighting education.

  last person joined 10 days ago

Global Development Committee  

Scope: To investigate and report back to the board a recommendation as to IES’s global position relating to standards, research, education, and membership.

  last person joined one month ago

Illumination Awards Committee  

Scope: The IES Illumination Awards program recognizes individuals for professionalism, ingenuity and originality in lighting design.

  last person joined 3 days ago

Leadership Forum Committee  

To develop and implement an annual workshop designed to help leaders, at all levels of the Society, effectively work with volunteers.

  last person joined 23 days ago

Marks Award Committee  

Scope: To evaluate the eligibility of candidates for the L.B. Marks Award according to the procedures approved by the IES Board of Directors.

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Medal Award Committee  

Scope: To evaluate the eligibility of candidates for the award of the IES Medal according to the procedures approved by the Board.

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Membership Advisory Panel  

Membership Advisory Panel

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Nominating Committee  

The goal of the Nominating Committee is to select a balanced slate of candidates to serve on the IES Board of Directors who are capable and willing to commit time to accomplish their assigned duties.

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Research Symposium Committee  

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Rules Committee  

Scope: To review, and recommend improvements to, all of the Society’s governing documents, as well as all policies and procedures.

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Street & Area Lighting Conference Committee  

Scope: To provide educational opportunities that promotes excellence in the street and area lighting industry.

  last person joined 6 days ago

Street & Area Lighting Conference Education Subcommittee  

Scope: To develop the curriculum necessary to support educational courses and programs offered at the Street and Area Lighting Conference.

  last person joined 3 months ago

Street & Area Lighting Conference Executive Subcommittee  

Scope: To coordinate the activities of the SALC.

  last person joined 6 hours ago

Street & Area Lighting Conference Industry Interchange Subcommittee  

Scope: To monitor, compile, inform, and disseminate technical, regulatory, and legal issues and activities that impact street and area lighting.

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