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Generated: Mon Nov 20 17:57:11 EST 2017

Biographical Information for all Con Staff.

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George has been volunteering for NELA for several years, and has been the NELA webmaster since October 2006. Prior to that, he assisted on the website. He has also been a volunteer at many FFFs. George is a rope top who enjoys learning new stuff; he and his partner have attended many regional and national rope conferences as well as national educational events such as LLC. A desire to further help the Kink community was George?s motivation in becoming part of the NELA board.

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Jack has been involved in the local leather community for over 15 years. He was unwittingly sucked into lugging boxes for NELA at the Summer Flea several years ago and became steadily more involved, helping with and volunteering for the Fleas, Pride, Volunteer Coordination and other duties. He wanted to increase his activism in the leather community AND kill off every scrap of what little free time he had left, and so in 2009 he joined the NELA board as Co-Director of Associates with his wife Kerry, in which position they continued to lug boxes at the Flea, just with a fancier title. In February 2013 he became the Chair of NELA, while still retaining his original job of being He Who Lifts Things Up And Puts Them Down.

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JB Segal has been involved in the leather community - at least on the fringes - for approximately 17 years. While very little of that involvement has been as anything other than a player and as a generally helpful person, he finally decided to put his time and energy where his flogger is and joined the board of NELA.

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Kerry has been involved in the local leather community for about 15 years. Like Jack she was unwittingly sucked intolugging boxes for NELA at the Summer Flea many years ago and became steadily more involved, helping with and volunteering for the Fleas, Pride, Volunteer Coordination and other duties. She also wanted to increase her activism in the leather community AND kill off every scrap of what little free time she had left, and so in 2009 she joined the NELA board as Co-Director of Associates with her husband Jack, in which position he continues to lug boxes at the Flea and she tries to manage chaos, just with a fancier title.

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Leather By Danny joined the NELA board as vendor liaison back in 1999. In addition to continuing to act as vendor liaison for NELA's Fetish Fair Fleamarket(TM), he is currently NELA's Board Member at Large and he remains a member of the PDL Steering Committee. Danny entered the public scene in 1989. His passion for bondage inspired him to make his own bondage equipment. It was the popularity of his unique Grip-cuff(TM) design that inspired him to start his own business, "Leather By Danny." Leather by Danny now carries a wide range of bondage equipment and can be found in shops around the country. Danny enjoys traveling the country vending as well as teaching classes on bondage.

Leather by Danny

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Lord Percival (Percy to most) has been active in the scene, both in private and in public, for more than four decades. While many of us know him for his mastery of rope, he also has an extensive knowledge of many other areas of play, including but not limited to: takedowns, breath play, caning, whips, electricity, knives, energy play, and mental bondage. Education is a particular passion of Percy's. He has been a teacher, lecturer, mentor, and trainer in the scene for a quarter century. Currently, he is on the Board of NELA (New England Leather Alliance), where his role is Director of Programming and Education.

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Preferred pronoun: He, Him, His

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Master Adam and shy - are a lifestyle couple who have been going to the fleas and NELA events for years. They got involved a few years ago by volunteering and going to board meetings. From there they were drawn to the Programming Director position, due largely in part to their strong desire to improve and expand NELA's educational outreach as well as provide classes in a variety of settings. Having accomplished that task and with ever increasing demands in their personal lives (shy having recently graduated as an R.N. and M.A. who recently left nursing to go to Law School) both felt it was time to change the focus of their attentions at NELA and took positions as Board Members at Large. This will allow them to focus on various individual projects to help improve NELA?s overall ability to serve our community.

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Princess Kali is a foot-fetishist and lifestyle dominatrix with experience in humiliation, corporal punishment, female supremacy, and TPE play. Hailing from sunny California, and now based in Boston, this young and vivacious blond haired, blue-eyed Domina is known for the unique way she combines her sweet-natured appearance and natural charm with her insatiable appetite for cruelty and unbridled sadism.

She has lectured on a variety of BDSM topics since 2003. Presenting at such institutions as Harvard, RISD, and Brown University as well as Lifestyle venues such Black Rose, Fetish Fair Fleamarket, Leather Retreat, and Kink in the Caribbean has garnered her respect in both the vanilla and kink worlds. Founding the Kink Academy in 2007 has allowed her to reach an even broader audience in a more personal way with her particular form of kink positive sex education, helping couples and singles reach a deeper understanding as well as a heightened creativity in their personal perversions.

Princess Kali

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Rae has a long history of community organizing and activism and has brought all those years of experience in the vanilla community to NELA. Involved in the public leather scene for 10+ years, she volunteered for NELA events before joining the board.As one of the original organizers of the Kaleidoscope Munch, she continues to co-host what she hopes will become a successful munch/social outlet for leather People of Color and their allies in the New England area.

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Scott Erickson's knot tying education started at the age of 4 by many ole salts who had been boating for more than 40 years.When he came out at 21, he started applying the knots to bondage, and it has been fun ever since. He considers his leather journey a life long pursuit. Scott has been active with NELA over the past few years, and decided to join the NELA board in 2007, and served as CoChair from 2007 to 2008. Scott held the title of Mr. Boston Leather in 2004. In 2003, Co-founded the Bay State Marauders, and served as the inaugural President from 2004 to 2005, and Vice President from 2006 to 2007. In 2007, won the Pantheon of Leather New England Regional Award.

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Vivienne was Chair of the New England Leather Alliance (NELA) from 2001 through 2006 and had served as NELA's Treasurer from 1996 through 2003. She also holds the position of Chair of the National Coalition for Sexual Freedom and was one of the Co-Chairs of Leather Leadership Conference - Seven held in April 2003. In addition to leather activism she squeezes time out to be the Treasurer of the Greater Boston chapter of NOW, something she's enjoyed doing since 1989. Vivienne identifies as bisexual Jewish feminist and would like to be mistaken for Cher. Barring that, she'll settle for being known as a dedicated sexual freedom activist.

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