Irina Rasputnis

Executive Director
(206) 256-6161

Irina oversees the operational administration and strategic direction of Lighting Design Lab, supporting technology and educational needs of regional utilities, the design community, and northwest trade allies. She is lighting certified by the National Council on Qualifications for the Lighting Professions (NCQLP).

Prior to Lighting Design Lab, Irina worked for the DesignLights Consortium (DLC) as the DLC Program Manager, where she conducted large-scale stakeholder insights and needs assessments, built and delivered programs, and contributed to the organization’s business planning. Irina has been a panelist and speaker throughout the industry at such industry events as the IES Street & Area Lighting Conference and the U.S. Horticultural Lighting Conference. She graduated from Northeastern University in Boston with a Bachelor of Science degree in chemical engineering, and completed coursework toward earning a Master of Arts in urban and environmental policy and planning.