The International Association of Lighting Designers has appointed four new members to its board of directors. They are: Andre Tammes, IALD, of Sydney, Australia, the new president; Nancy E. Clanton, IALD, of Boulder, CO, director of finance; Alfred R. Borden, IV, IALD, of Philadelphia, PA, director of marketing and communications; and David Mintz, IALD, New York, director at large. Also, two members were elected to serve on the membership committee: Laura Antonow of Oxford, MS, and Michael Souter of San Francisco, CA.

"We are delighted to welcome these new officers and committee members to their new positions," says IALD Executive Vice President, Morag Fullilove. "Each brings a wealth of experience and enthusiasm to our association at a key point - when we are truly growing the profession both in statue and in global representation."

Tammes co-established the professional design firm in the UK that focused solely on architectural lighting design in 1984. Lighting Design Partnership now has markets in Australia, Southeast Asia, India; Tammes leads the firm in Sydney, Australia.

Clanton has been president of Clanton & Associates, Inc. for 20 years. She is a registered professional engineer in Colorado and has been project principal on over 1800 lighting and electrical projects. She has taught at the University of Colorado, frequently addresses professional organizations and was the group leader of the lighting team for the "Greening of the White House."

Borden started his architectural lighting firm, The Lighting Practice, in Philadelphia in 1989. His firm does projects throughout the United States, Europe, and Asia, and Borden is a regular contributor in the architectural press.

Mintz is a founder and a fellow of the IALD. He established The Mintz Lighting Group Inc in 1965 and has lectured at many universities including the Columbia University School of Architecture.

For more information on the IALD check out its website at www.iald.org.