The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) has announced the appointment of three new staff members: Mark R. Tibbetts is the director of business development, Joel Saltzman is senior manager of government relations, and Francine Meyer is the organization's meeting planner; Ohio-based lamp manufacturer Venture Lighting has named Amanda Foust as a sales-account manager for the company's proprietary lamp systems to the commercial lighting community; and four new designers have joined dpa lighting consultants: Ben Acton, Stuart Barrett, Carole Grainge, and Louise Mari Santiago.