Voting for the International Association of Lighting Designers (IALD) 2015 IALD Board of Directors and IALD Membership Committee is now open. The association’s voting members must cast their ballots by Nov. 28 for candidates in each of the following positions: one President Elect, one Treasurer, three Directors at Large, and two Membership Committee members. Write-in options are allowable for the available positions. Full details about the election process, descriptions about each of the positions, as well as biographical information and a personal statement from each of the candidates are available via the IALD Election Brochure.
The candidates are as follows: 
PRESIDENT ELECT CANDIDATE (1 Position Available) 
VICTOR PALACIO, IALD
Ideas En Luz
Mexico City
TREASURER CANDIDATE (1 Position Available) 
DAVID GHATAN, IALD
C.M. Kling Lighting Design
Washington, D.C.
DIRECTOR AT LARGE CANDIDATES (3 Positions Available)
PAUL BEALE, IALD
Electrolight
Melbourne, Australia
ARAM EBBEN, IALD
EXP
Maitland, Fla.
DENISE FONG, IALD
Candela
Lynnwood, Wash.
RONALD KURTZ, IALD
Randy Burkett Lighting Design
St. Louis
KEVAN SHAW, IALD
KSLD
Edinburgh, Scotland
 
MEMBERSHIP COMMITTEE MEMBER CANDIDATES (2 Positions Available)
COLIN BALL, IALD
BDP
London
ULRIKE BRANDI, IALD
Ulrike Brandi Licht
Hamburg
REIKO CHIKADA, IALD
Reiko Chikada Lighting Design
Tokyo
CLAUDIO RAMOS, IALD
Banks | Ramos Architectural Lighting Design
San Francisco
All questions regarding the IALD’s 2015 elections should be directed to the IALD office via email -- elections@iald.org -- or by calling 312.527.3677.