BOARD OF DIRECTORS - 2020
President, Craig Bolson: AKA Craig Sommers
Dallas born and bred. 25 + years in the service/retail industry. Currently store manager of a small specialty retailer in Dallas. 10+ year member of the UCLSE raising money for the Dallas community.
Organizational roles: 5 year member of the Board of Directors, Emperor 43.
Never give up on something you really want. It's difficult to wait, but more difficult to regret.
Vice President, J Larry Finch
40 years in Banking and Corporate Business. Currently managing Risk and Compliance for numerous applications within GT&O.
35+ years in the Dallas Community raising money for charities. Organizations roles include: Past Dallas Bears Ambassador, Vice President, President, and Emperor 41.
Favorite Quote: "Remember where and from whom you draw your strength!"
Secretary, Tom Adair aka Delilah DeVasquez
Treasurer, Rick Hooker
Retired after 28 years with a school district. 7 year court member, Marquis for Life to Reign 39, Grand Duke for Life to Reign 42, Sixth year as Board Treasurer
New moniker: "The Hooker"
Social Media Director,
Council of Emperors Chair, Emperor 45, Dan Perry
Involved in the DFW community from the early 70’s and raising funds for the community from 1983. A member of the UCLSE for 12 year. Helping to improve and supporting the community. Corporate meeting and special events for 30+ years. Purveyor of leather goods and custom clothing.
Favorite Quote: "It's now or never"
Council or Empresses, Empress 45, Valerie Atkins
Valerie has been part of the UCLSE for 3 years. She is a member of the Hard Pink Sisterhood a group of woman who support other woman and their community’s. Valerie moved to Dallas in 1997 and found a home among the leather community. Served as a Member At Large for NLA-Dallas from June 2018-June 2019. She has been with her partner for 27 years and has enjoyed every moment of life’s journey.
Favorite Quote: " A heart filled with love like a phoenix that no cage can imprison." Rumi
Fundraising Chair, Emperor 46, Jonn Finch Star Thurman