Sound Design Commission is a society which assists
and promotes theatrical technical professions in the United States.
It is one of the newest Commissions created
by the USITT
within their working groups. In
1980 it appeared as the "Lighting and Sound Design Commission" and
the two groups met and worked together for several years until the
outnumbered the Lighting Design
members and the Commission was split into two. The first Sound
Design Commissioner was Charlie Richmond
who served from
1980 through 1988. It remains one of the most active Commissions
within the USITT.