The IALD has announced the election of five new members to the 2005 Board of Directors and two new membership committee members. They are: Graham Phoenix, IALD, of PhoenixLarge/lightmatters in London, England, is President Elect; Jeffrey Miller, IALD, of Pivotal Lighting Design in Seattle, Washington, is Director of External Affairs; Larry French, IALD, of Auerbach-Glasow in San Francisco, California is Director of Membership; Mary Rushton Beales, IALD, of Lighting Design House in Middlesex, England, is Director of Education; Julie Blankenheim, LC, of Lighting Design Alliance in Chicago, Illinois, is Director at Large.

Two members were elected to serve on the five-member membership committee. They are Dawn Hollingsworth, IALD, of Visual Terrain in Los Angeles, California and Michael K. Souter, IALD, of Luminae Souter in San Francisco, California.
To fill the vacancy on the membership committee created by Graham Phoenix's election to President-Elect, IALD President Charles G. Stone has named Ulrike Brandi, IALD, of Ulrike Brandi Licht in Hamburg, Germany, to carry out the remaining year of Mr. Phoenix's term. Additional information can be found at