Cheryl English is the Vice President of Government and Industry Relations for Acuity Brands Lighting. She is responsible for energy and sustainability programs, regulatory activities, government relations and industry activities.
Cheryl serves on the board of the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES), is a Fellow of the Society and has been awarded the IES Distinguished Service Award and President's Award. She serves on the Board of Managers for the National Electrical Manufacturers Association and received the NEMA Kite and Key Award recognizing her contributions to advancing interests of the electrical industry. She also serves on the Board of Directors for the National Institute of Building Sciences. Cheryl is also the Executive Director of the Robert J. Besal Lighting Education Fund.
Cheryl completed her Masters of Business Administration degree in the Georgia State University Executive MBA program. She earned her Bachelors of Science degree in Architectural Engineering with an option in Illumination and Electrical Systems at the University of Colorado.