The Committee (March 2022 - 2023)

The people who dedicate their valuable time to look after SEDA...
Theo Loyla

Theo Loyla

Hon. President

Theo Loyla is one of the UK’s most experienced and respected DJ’s.   Starting in Norwich in 1966 he has run his Banana Power Travelling Discotheque and performed at all manner of functions from village halls to Royal Palaces, childrens parties to 90th birthdays!  Along the way he has been a club DJ or Mecca, Top Rank and top London and provincial clubs.   Theo is an experienced master of ceremonies and compere and has worked for and with many well known celebrities.   He is a founder member of SEDA and is currently Hon. President.   He was also a previous Chairman of the DJ Federation of Great Britain, co-founder of the charity Disco Aid, columnist for various magazines like Mix Mag, Jocks and Disco International and also disco promotion manager responsible for Saturday Night Fever, Grease, Fame, Flashdance, Ghostbusters, Level 42, Whitney Houston and many other artistes.    Still in demand for selected functions he has a huge experience and choice of music from the 40’s to todays charts and a quality audio system and attractive lighting.   The safest pair of hands in the mobile disco industry!

Jack Wilson, Webmaster + Technical

Andy Dykes

Chairman

Andy has been a member of SEDA for donkey’s years and looks after SEDAshop, the place to go for oddball connectors, bulgin plugs, gaffa tape and inflatable geetars!

Andy is a very clever chap indeed, his creations via his company (Paladin Innovations) including the Casebooth concept along with loads of other different types of DJ booth are owned by folk across the UK.
What this guy doesn’t know about aluminium isn’t worth knowing!

Tony Caliandro

Vice Chairman

Tony our Vice Chairman and the creator of the very successful Cosmo Pod. He is a great contributor to the committee and is the guy everyone loves because of his experience of going from the analogue days through to the modern technology. He certainly knows his stuff and is willing to share his DJ and business knowledge with anyone who needs advice.

Keith Hutchins

Honorary Treasurer

Keith joined SEDA in 1982 and has been a DJ for over 40 years. He has served as Chairman, managed the SEDA Shop, organised the old exhibitions and has been treasurer twice. Despite his advancing years he is still and active DJ and takes pride in both the performance and equipment he supplies.

Brenden Wood

Honorary Secretary

Brenden of Moonlight Events UK has been providing entertainment for over 20 years now and has been a SEDA Member for 6 years and a committee member for 1 year.

Brenden truly loves SEDA and what it stands for and provides to DJs.

He knows how to get things done and is willing to take on any task we set him which makes him a great member of the team.

Jack Wilson, Webmaster + Technical

Jack Wilson

Webmaster + Technical

Jack has been involved in SEDA for a little while now. Jack became a member a few years ago and rapidly began helping and getting involved into SEDA and it’s running at shownights. Jack now kindly takes care of our shownight technical responsibilities and also our webmaster duties.

Jack runs his own mobile disco company – Kent Discos along side his small production company (Kent Media Group) whilst being involved in many other industry related things such as the BPM DJ Show

Jack Wilson, Webmaster + Technical

Brian Mole

Education

Brian is a full time award winning wedding DJ based in West Sussex with his company Dancemix. He has been a SEDA committee member for many years, also serving as chairman from 2012 to 2015. He has also won many awards for his services including:
National Highly Commended Wedding DJ of the year 2019, The Wedding Industry Awards
Winner, Wedding DJ of the year 2019, South East region, The Wedding Industry Awards
Winner, Wedding DJ of the year 2018, South East region, The Wedding Industry Awards

Jack Wilson, Webmaster + Technical

Dan Viggers

Press Secretary

Our newest member to the committee Dan Viggers was swiftly promoted to press secretary as his knowledge of the industry and the relationship he builds with suppliers is second to none. Whenever there’s a new product from a supplier Dan is on the case to get it to one of our show nights so members can see the product and have a play.

Jack Wilson, Webmaster + Technical

Ryan Lockett

Committee Member

Ryan is our technical wizard working alongside Jack. If there’s a technical problem Ryan will know how to fix it instantly. His knowledge with all the latest technology is truly incredible and has no problem sharing his wisdom with all members (not that us old folks understand it). If anyone has a problem with DMX Ryan is your go to guy. 

Jack Wilson, Webmaster + Technical

Steve Jebbitt

Committee Member

Steve has been helping SEDA out behind the scenes for many years. It’s Steve who does all the amazing work behind SEDA Mail. Steve also makes all the amazing SEDA clothing merchandise we have with his company Smart Creative Design. He is a great credit to SEDA and is always there to give great advice. 

Jack Wilson, Webmaster + Technical

Bradley Penhallow

Committee Member

A former chairman, Bradley has supported SEDA for many years and is very approachable. His bubbly personality is infectious which always keeps everyone entertained.  

Whilst supporting SEDA Bradley also runs his own DJ business, Remix Entertainments, which covers London and the South East. 

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