Dec 2, 2019
The Lighting Controls Association, a council of the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA), has announced that Charles Knuffke, Systems Vice President and Evangelist for Legrand’s Wattstopper product line, has been elected the organization’s Chair for the 2020-2021 term.
For more than 30 years, Knuffke has been an educator on controls, working in the field with engineers, contractors, distributors, and building owners to design, install, and start up lighting control systems for virtually every type of project. In-house, he oversees the company’s Digital Lighting Management System product line, managing three marketing directors and product line managers. He actively participates in California Energy Commission meetings concerning the ongoing development of the Title 24 energy code. He was previously the Vice Chair for LCA.
Gary Meshberg, LEED AP, LC, IES has been re-elected Vice Chair. Meshberg is Director of Industry & Market Engagement / Business Development Manager – S. Central USA for OSRAM ENCELIUM. He chairs the IES Lighting Commissioning Committee, previously served as past Education Chair for the Dallas Section, and founded and served as Chair of the Home Lighting Control Alliance. He previously served as Chair for LCA in 2008-2012 and 2016-19.
Michael Erbesfeld of NEMA serves as the council’s executive director, secretary and treasurer, and Craig DiLouie, LC, CLCP, IES, principal of ZING Communications, Inc., serves as education director.
For two decades, the Lighting Controls Association has educated the professional lighting community about lighting control technology and application.