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Dwayne ThomasChair, Government AffairsLive Events Coalition

Dwayne Thomas is the owner of Greenlight Creative, a boutique full-service event lighting production company in Portland, Oregon. He has over 40 years of experience lighting live events of all kinds. In March of 2020 he co-founded Live Events Industry in Oregon, for the purpose of advocating for assistance for the industry’s businesses and workers in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. This organization is now a state chapter of the national Live Events Coalition, of which Mr. Thomas is also a board member, and additionally chairs its government affairs committee, advocating daily through rigorous congressional outreach and lobbying, to help the live events world bounce back during and after the pandemic.

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