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STLD Officials

A list of past and present officers of the Society

Past Officers of the STLD.

Chairmen

Stuart Gain 2007 -
Bernie Davis  2001 - 2007
Ian Dow 1999 - 2001
Mark Kenyon 1997 - 1999
John Watt 1995 - 1997
Mike Jefferies 1993 - 1995
Nigel Wright 1991 - 1993
Eric Wallis 1988 - 1991
John Watt 1984 - 1988
Sam Barclay 1982 - 1984
Bill Lee 1980 - 1982
Bert Wilkins 1977 - 1980
John Treays 1974 - 1977

Treasurers

Mike Le Fevre 2004 -
James & Fiona Campbell 2000 - 2004
Barry Chatfield 1988 - 2000
Nigel Wright 1974 - 1988

Secretaries

John O'Brien 2015 -
Richard Bowles 2009 - 2015
Mark Ninnim 2007 - 2009
Stuart Gain 2001 - 2007
Bernie Davis 1998 - 2001
Mark Tugwell 1997 - 1998
Mike Baker 1991 - 1997
Bridget Anderson 1988 - 1991
Eric Wallis 1980 - 1988
John Carter 1974 - 1980

Magazine Editors (as listed in the front page of each Issue)

Emma Thorpe 2012 - (Iss 105 -
Iain Davidson & Bernie Davis 2011 (Iss 104)
Bernie Davis 2010 - 2011 (Iss 102 - 103)
Iain Davidson 2008 - 2010 (Iss 97 - 101)
Bernie Davis 2008 (Iss 96) 
Paul Middleton 2008 (Iss 95)
Iain Davidson 2005 - 2008 (Iss 86 - 94)
Gill Hersee 2004 - 2005 (Iss 83 - 85)
Bernie Davis 2003 - 2004 (Iss 78 - 82)
Francis Cathcart 1999 - 2002 (Iss 71 - 77)
Will Charles 1999 (Iss 69 - 70)
Simon Littler 1998 - 1999 (Iss 66 - 68)
Ian Dow 1993 - 1998 (Iss 51 - 65)
Rod Litherland 1988 - 1993 (Iss 36 - 50)
Ken MacGregor 1974 - 1988 (Iss 1 - 35)

Magazine Production

Jo Horne (Iss 105 -
Iain Davidson (Iss 98 - 104)
Graham Rimmington (Iss 71 - 97)
Will Charles (Iss 66 - 70)
Graham Rimmington (Iss 51 - 65)
Rod Litherland (Iss 36 -
Ken MacGregor (Iss 1 - 35)

Honorary Members

John Carter

Colin Innes-Hopkins

Derek Lightbody

Knud Sheldt

Nick Coleman (Honorary Auditor 1974 - 1989)

George Templeton

John Treays

Bill Lee

Nigel Wright

Frederick Bentham
(1911-2001)
Strand Lighting 1932-1974 Designer of Patt23 and Light Console.

Antonio Ianiro  1981

Mario De Sisti 1981

Bob Gray
(1920 - 1991)
Ally Pally Cameraman, BBC Lighting Engineer 1949, Head of Lighting at Associated Reddifusion 1955 - 1967, Head of Lighting at Yorkshire TV 1968 - 1979, Retired 1983. 

Jacques Manier

John Watt

Ian Dow

Bernie Davis

Hedley Versey 2012
Ally Pally Cameraman, BBC Lighting Engineer 1949, Southern TV Head of Lighting 1958 - 1979. Retired 1979

Alan Bermingham 2013

Society Award for Lighting "Excellence in TV Lighting"

1991 - John Mason for "The Chronicles of Narnia"

1992 - Chris Townsend  for "The House of Elliot"

The format of the Society Award was changed at the 1992 AGM to encompass contributions to TV Lighting over the years, both in the craft of lighting and excellence behind the scenes in developing the tools of the trade, to be awarded at the discretion of the Committee.

1993 - Dickie Higham (awarded posthumously for raising the art of Light Enterntainment lighting to a superb level, by exploring the use of subtle colours and being always willing to pass on his experience to younger Lighting Directors.)

1994 - Derek Lightbody - developer of Dual Source Luminaires, Hoists, Q-File and the Aurasoft.

1995 - John Treays - for having taken the mantle as the first Chairman in 1974.

1999 - Michael Samuelson (awarded posthumously for his outstanding contribution to the lighting industry.)

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