Joyce Kelly, LC, LEED® AP, Assoc. AIA

Joyce J. Kelly, LC, LEED® AP, Assoc. AIA, is Planning and Design Manager for the Development Department of Canyon Ranch, an internationally recognized health and life enhancement company.  Now based in Tucson, AZ, she has a background is in architecture, facilities management, electrical and low voltage systems and lighting design with emphasis on energy efficiency.  Kelly’s portfolio ranges from in-house architectural design and project management for the International Coffee Organization in London, to universities, healthcare and correctional facilities in the Southeastern United States.

At Canyon Ranch, she has worked to integrate sustainable design into the comany's mission statement, brand guidelines and standards reviewing designs for their wellness communities across and outside the United States.  She holds a Bachelor of Architecture degree from the University of Arizona with graduate studies in Facilities Planning & Management at Cornell as well as Lighting, Acoustics & HVAC at the Bartlett College in London.


  • Illuminating Engineering Society of North America: member since 2000; Sustainable Lighting Guide contributing editor 2005-present
  • National Council for the Qualification of Lighting Professionals: Lighting Certified since 2001
  • US Green Building Council:  LEED® Accredited Professional since 2003
  • AZ Green Building Council
  • AIA Arizona