USITT Lighting Commission

The mission of the USITT Lighting Commission is to serve the lighting profession by providing a forum for dialogue and information relating to excellence in lighting design, technology, and production, associated research and development, and lighting education.

Commission Leadership:

Commissioner: Jesse Portillo
VC of Programming: Heather Brown
VC for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion: Darren Levin

VC For Education & Training: Jonathan Allender-Zivic
VC For Communication: Jenni Propst
VC for International Activities and OISTAT Lighting Sub Group Delegate: Adam Mendelson
VC For Professional Practice: Scott Parker
Co-VC For Special Events: Liz Crifasi
Co-VC For Special Events: Tim Thistleton
Co-VC For Lighting Studio: Stephen White
Co-VC For Lighting Studio: Angelo O'Dierno

Awards Coordinator: Adam Chamberlin
Co-Coordinator Poster Session: Todd Proffitt
Co-Coordinator Poster Session: Adam Chamberlin
Coordinator for Conference Student Activities: Todd Proffitt

Technology Representative: Kirk Starks
Design Representative: Anne McMills
Education Representative: Anthony Pellechia
Alternative Application Representative: Dylan Bomgardner
ESTA Representative: Adam Hayward
Vendor Representative: Tori Mays
ALD Representative: Nick Moran
Student Representative: Chris Moore

Lighting Graphic Recommended Practice-Co-Chair: Gregg Hillmar
Lighting Graphic Recommended Practice-Co-Chair: Jakyung Seo
Lighting Networks Recommended Practice Co-Chair: Michael Kraczek
Lighting Networks Recommended Practice Co-Chair: Wally Eastland

Updated: August 31, 2022

What we do:

 Details on all commission activities can be found in the Lighting Commission Manual.