BOARD OF DIRECTORS 2019 - 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, Mike Sessions aka Nina Morgan
Outreach Facilitator for an innovative company that works to better the lives of care avoidant individuals suffering from substance abuse and behavioral health disorders. Eight year member of the UCLSE and first time board member.
Favorite Quote: Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th.
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, Jacquelyn Chamberlain aka Anjel Fyre
Business Analyst for a national financial institution for 22 years.
Favorite Quote: "Where words fail, music speaks." Hans Christian Anderson
Council of Emperors Chair, Emperor 44, Larry Carter
Regional Account Manager and Business Development Specialist for a national stored energy company for 24 years.
Member of the UCLSE since 2010.
Favorite Quote: “ eventually all of the pieces will fall into place. Until that moment learn from your mistakes, be happy with what you have and know that everything happens for a reason”
Council of Empresses Chair, Empress 44, Penny Cilyn
Executive Healthcare Administration, Returning Board Member (previously Executive Secretary), Active Member of the International Court System for over 10 years and proud member of the UCLSE.
Favorite Quote: "Let the beauty of what you love, be the reflection of what you do".
Fundraising 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"
Fundraising Chair, 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