Professional Staff



Eric Jacobson, CAE
President and CEO

214-698-9898, ext. 224


W. Lawrence Lauck
Executive Vice President

214-698-9898, ext. 227


Michael Weems
Vice President, Government Engagement

214-698-9898, ext. 236


Jack Grandel
Director of Membership

214-698-9898, ext. 235


Wendy E. Rollins, IOM
Director of Finance, HR & Benefits

214-698-9898, ext. 222


Nici Juneau, LA
Director of Education

214-698-9898, ext. 226


Raelle Bell
Director of Marketing

214-698-9898, ext. 233


Amy Wommack
Communications Manager

214-698-9898, ext. 223


Katie Grandel
Director of Conferences

214-698-9898, ext. 228


Elizabeth Ware, LA
Program Manager

214-698-9898, ext. 221

Outsourced Staff


Terry K. McGowan, FIES, LC
American Lighting Association

Director of Engineering and Technology


Joseph A. Rey-Barreau, AIA, IES
University of Kentucky

Education Instructor


Daniel L. Blitzer
The Practical Lighting Workshop

Education Instructor


Peter Romaniello

Education Instructor


Mark Okun

Education Instructor