Our Board


The LHPF Board of Directors has worked hard to represent the diversity of the Leather community.  Board members hail from across the US, with current board members from Georgia, Illinois, Virginia and North Carolina.  They represent men and women of multiple ethnicities, gender identifications, sexual orientations and Leather lifestyle roles.

Sir David Labriola

Board Chair

Sir David is a Leatherman of the Old Guard tradition.  Winner of the 2000 Pennsylvania Mr. Drummer and the 2000 Mid Atlantic Drummer contests, and he is a founding member of The Guardsman. Sir David has been an educator and judge for many events across the  US, and has had the privilege and honor of being the head Judge at SELF.

Baroness DSilver


Baroness DSilver has been living in the lifestyle since 1992.  She is a 24/7 lifestyle Dominant, and is a founder of the Mid-Atlantic chapter of Onyx Pearls and the 757 Spectrum POC munch.  She has a variety of classes she can teach, and has been involved with several events over the years.

Sir Michael Malcavian


Sir Michael Malcavian started his path in P.E.P. Atlanta over 20 years go. He is an avid volunteer in his local community and at many national events. He presents on lifestyle topics with an emphasis on educating those new to the lifestyle, and on healthy lifestyle relationships.

He is the director of the Carter Johnson Leather Library and Archives - Hampton Roads Annex, an Associate member of the KnightHawks of Virginia, board member for the Leather Pride Cruise, a founder and current President of The Cavaliers Leather and Levi Club.

Ms Tori Jones

Executive Director

Tori has been a presenter and advocate for several years.  She is a past president and treasurer of Tarheel Leather Club, and has been a Den Momma and a judge for several contests.

Ms Tori served as Southeast Bootblack 2016, and is the Ms. SECC Leather 2019 titleholder.

Sir Christine J Sakura House


Sir Christine J has been in the Leather and M/s lifestyle since February 1998. He is a bigender, biracial, poly, queer, Buddhist. He has spent time in the lifestyle in a variety of ways, including ProDom, Mentoring, and BDSM Group Board Chairman. He is the founder of his Leather Family and Head of his House. He is an Associate member of the Columbia Leather Order. 

Since retiring from the Army, he lives in Georgia with his husband, sons, and three dogs.

Goddess MW


GoddessMW is a second generation Domme who grew up in a Female led, D/s household.   She is a Master, statuesque in presence, possesses a wicked sense of humor and is often described as a Sensual Sadist. GoddessMW is a registered nurse, lifestyle choice supporter and educator, Toastmaster, Sergeant at Arms with WiLA (Women in Leather-Atlanta), griot of the Carter/Johnson Library- Atlanta Annex, an active member of BFD (Black FemDoms-Atlanta), B.A.M. (Black Atlanta Munch), former co-producer / hostess of Georgia Femme Dommes Events, as well as co-creator of Natural Dommes (skin care products that include treatment, pampering, sensation play and aftercare).

Geoff Wingard

Treasurer and Acting Secretary, CIO

Geoff has been a part of the Leather community since his first visit to The Sanctuary of a Dark Angel in 1998.  He is a former member of the Tarheel Leather Club, an associate member of both the Charlotte Tradesmen and Columbia Leather Order, and served two terms as Sergeant-At-Arms for the Southeast Conference of Clubs.  He founded T3WD in Columbia, SC in 1999.

Master Talos


Master Talos has spent many years in the lifestyle and thrives on continual learning. He enjoys leading lectures and discussions and sharing the knowledge he has.

Master Talos is an alumni of Master Taíno's MTTA, and has been a part of many MAsT chapters over the years. He is currently Co-Director of MAsT Kissimmee and Co-Founder of the Orlando Leather & Kink Social, and is an associate member of ONYX Deep South.

He considers his Family to be guardians of our Leather values and lifestyle, and is the Founder of the House of Talos, focused on promoting and making education available. Recently he was elected to serve as a Board Member of Leather History Preservation Foundation.

Lady Jennifer


Lady Jennifer, a lesbian trans woman, has served as a Founder, moderator, Board Member or co-host for education and support groups across the Southeast like SC-LOCK; KEY;  Coffee & Espresso Programs;  Carolina Leadership Network; STARS; RODS; Southwest Virginia Association; Magnolia Hall; and Pathfinders.

She has been a presenter for Leather Leadership Conference (2016-2018), and Leather History Preservation Weekend 2018 before being elected to  the LHPF Board in 2019.


Lady Jennifer has a passion for helping those who are new, unsure, and minorities find their place of belonging along their individual journeys.

boy Dave - Founder

Dave, along with Tori and Geoff, created the Leather History Preservation Foundation in April of 2016, and served as our first Board Chair.  Dave stepped down from the Board of Directors to concentrate on his further education and career goals for a couple of years.  LHPF was delighted to have his insight and wisdom return to the Board after he completed his degree program.  He has stepped down from the board to more directly support the hands on production of Leather History Preservation Weekend.

Dave started his journey in Leather in 2000.  He has been active in producing several events over the years.  Dave is an Alumni member of the Charlotte Tradesman, and has held the SE Bootblack 2004, SE Leatherboy 2011 and most recently - American Leatherboy 2014 titles.