The Committee

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!

Glenn Nash

Glenn Nash

Chairman

Glenn has been a member of SEDA for many years and was voted in as Vice Chairman back in 2013 and later Chairman in 2017.  He is a full time Professional Mobile DJ who also specialises in Weddings, Karaoke, Video Disco and Rock & Roll Bingo.

Dan Elliott, Vice Chairman

Dan Elliott

Vice Chairman

Dan hast just begun his Vice Chairman role after being elected into the position in 2017! Dan runs his own company specialising in ‘Phunky‘ entertainment including mobile discos, inflatables, dancefloors and photobooths too!

Andy Dykes, SEDAshop

Andy Dykes

Secretary + SEDAshop

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!

Keith Hutchins

Treasurer

Keith has been a SEDA member for many many years and now holds our purse strings after being elected as Treasurer in 2013.  He makes sure there’s enough money in the bank to pay for stuff, all of this without having to use a calculator! Amazing!

Caroline Robinson

Membership

Caroline is one of the most organised members of the SEDA committee.  She looks after our membership system and makes sure it runs smoothly.  There’s not much more to say really other than if you need any stats regarding our membership, she can put her finger on the numbers you need within minutes!  One of her biggest niggles is chasing up Members who haven’t paid their membership fees so be warned!

Andy Robinson, ShowNights

Andy Robinson

ShowNights

Andy has been involved with the SEDA Committee for many many years, looks after our ShowNights, the treasure island table (Ahoy me ol’ chumbucket!) and is also the friendly face of SEDA with the lovely Caroline on our stand at BPM each year!

Every committee meeting Andy can be found scoffing a plate of fish and chips drinking a pint of grog out of a hornpipe.  Shiver me timbers!

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 (Kent Media Group) as well as working for the audio manufacturer FBT among other things.

Jack Wilson, Webmaster + Technical

Paul Comber

Health & Safety

Paul is our newly appointed health & safety representative.
He has been involved with SEDA for a few years now as a member often giving advice where needed on all things health & safety so it only made sense to give him the role!

Paul also runs his own mobile disco company – Function Entertainments as well as being the ‘go-to’ cable guy via his brand Marten®……. and… he is the director of Kent PAT Testing & Electrical Supplies Ltd.
All in all a very handy man to know!

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