SOLA Advisory Board

Our volunteer advisory board members bring a vast amount of technical, design and policy experience to help the Smart Outdoor Lighting Alliance in its mission to promote ecologically responsible outdoor lighting.

Paul Bogard

Author of The End of Night: Searching for Natural Darkness in an Age of Artificial Light and Associate Professor of English at James Madison University.

Dr. James Karl Fischer

Executive Director of the Zoological Lighting Institute and architect.

Dr. Ronald Gibbons

Director of the Center for Infrastructure Based Safety Systems (CIBSS) at the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute (VTTI).

Dr. Travis Longcore

Associate Professor (Research) at the USC Spatial Sciences Institute and co-editor of “Ecological Consequences of Artificial Night Lighting”.

Mark Major

Co-Founder and Principal of Speirs + Major, an award winning UK  lighting design based in London.

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