The Lighting Controls Association (LCA) has announced that Gary Meshberg, LEED AP, LC, director of sales of Encelium Technologies, has been appointed president of the Lighting Controls Association (LCA). A lighting controls industry veteran with more than 25 years of experience, Meshberg will assume this new role on January 1, 2010.
The LCA is a consortium of lighting control manufacturers dedicated to educating the public about lighting control design and technology. LCA members include noted leaders in the manufacture of lighting automation and controllable ballasts.
“I am honored to serve as president of this organization, which is the highly respected voice of the lighting controls industry,” said Meshberg, who is LCA’s current vice president. “Lighting controls are playing an increasingly important role in energy management and the creation of healthy, sustainable buildings around the globe. At the LCA, we are committed to providing educational programs on all the aspects of lighting controls technology, design and application in order to maximize energy conservation as well as cost savings.
“Gary is a highly respected member of the lighting controls industry and ideally suited for the office of president of the Lighting Controls Association,” said Craig DiLouie, education director of the LCA, which is administered by the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) based in Rosslyn, VA. “We are excited about the kind of leadership he will bring to the organization as it continues to expand its educational mission. Gary is an excellent advocate for advanced lighting controls and will make an excellent ambassador for our industry.”
Meshberg is a highly informative guest speaker and lecturer. Recently, he presented at the 2009 LIGHTFAIR International as well as at several Illuminating Engineering Society of North America (IESNA), Custom Electronic Design & Installation Association, and Electronic House EXPO functions. In addition to his work with LCA, Meshberg is founder and a past chairperson of the Home Lighting Control Alliance and education chairperson for the North Texas Section of the IESNA. He is also actively been involved in the National Council on Qualifications for Lighting Professionals, Consumer Electronics Association and TecHome.
LCA thanks A. J. Glaser, president of HUNT Dimming, for his lonstanding service as President of LCA and efforts to guide the organization to become the voice of the lighting controls industry and the lighting industry’s authority on lighting controls.
LCA also welcomes Bob Freshman, marketing manager for Leviton, as Vice President, and Glaser, who will be returning to LCA’s leadership as Secretary/Treasurer.