Senior Technical Operations Manager
DLC (DesignLIghts Consortium)
Bernadette Boudreaux is the Associate Director of Operations for the DLC’s Solid-State Lighting, Horticulture and Networked Lighting Controls programs. Her engineering experience includes product development at Ford Motor Company and electrical product development of commercial lighting at Acuity Brands. There she was responsible for the development, launch and sustainability of over 50 commercial outdoor/industrial luminaire electrical systems. She also transitioned into a role where she managed a team of engineers whom supported sustaining engineering and new product development for platforms across several brands of outdoor, roadway and industrial products. She earned her BS in Mechanical Engineering from Howard University (Washington DC) and is steadfast in continuing education activities. She is an Emerging Professional member of the IES, Technical Procedures Committee for Solid State Lighting, and Women in Lighting + Design.