Howard P. Lewis, representing the Illuminating Engineering Society of North America (IES), has been elected to his third consecutive term as chair of the National Lighting Bureau (NLB). The NLB is an independent, not-for-profit, lighting-education organization sponsored by professional societies, trade associations, manufacturers, utilities, and agencies of the U.S. government.
Also re-elected were vice chair Cary S. Mendelsohn (Imperial Lighting Maintenance Company), representing the interNational Association of Lighting Management Companies (NALMCO), and secretary/treasurer James M. Yorgey, P.E., L.C., technical applications manager for Bureau Sponsor Lutron Electronics Company, Inc.
Lewis is the president of Lighting Alternatives (Cherry Hill, NJ), a fluorescent-fixture manufacturer he established in 2003. Before then he spent more than 30 years in lighting, with an emphasis on product manufacturing. He holds Bachelor of Science degree from Franklin Pierce University and is a member of the IES Progress Report Committee. He also is a past president of the IES Philadelphia Section and sits on its Board of Managers.