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President, Tom Adair
a.k.a. Delilah Devasquez

20 + years in vendor & service management, currently is a Service Delivery Manager for a major financial institution.

10-year member of UCLSE raising a ton of cash for the Dallas Community.


Organizational roles: 5-year member of the UCLSE Board of Directors, Empress 43

Favorite Quote:  "Trust yourself.  You know more than you think you know." - Dr. Spock 

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. Larry has served in numerous roles with several organizations including Dallas Bears - Ambassador, Vice President, President.

Larry served as Emperor 41 to the UCLSE and now in the capacity of Vice-President.

Favorite Quote:   "Remember where and from whom you draw your strength!"

Secretary Jerry McMahan
Jerry has been working in the healthcare billing industry for 10 years in Fresno, Ca. His experience and dedication led to a job promotion bringing him to DFW. Jerry is a multiple lifetime title holder and former board member of the Imperial Dove Court de Fresno and has been involved in the ICS for over 8 years.
Organizational Roles: 2nd year member of the UCLSE, Grand Duke to Reign 48

Favorite Quote: " We can't help everyone, but everyone can help someone." Ronald Reagan

Treasurer, Mickey Hightower

 Mickey has been active in local fundraising charity events since the early 1980's.  Professionally, has been working in the real estate and mortgage industries for 30 years and enjoys helping clients find their homes.


Mickey has served on the Board as Membership Director, President, Dean of the Council and Emperor 42, and now treasurer.  


I believe life is totally rewarding in being part of something that is bigger than I am and the fellowship and camaraderie of working with like-minded individuals in helping our community.

New moniker:  "The Mayor of Muchkin-ville"

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Director of Social Media & Promotions,
Craig Bolson
aka Craig Sommers


Craig has been active in fundraising and community efforts for over 15 years. Professionally, has been working in the service/retail industry for over 30 years. He currently runs the design/orders office for a local outdoor furniture company he has been employed with for 20 years.

Organizational Roles: Six year member of the Board of Directors, Emperor 43.

Favorite Quote: "Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts." - Winston Churchill

Co-Dean of the Council of Emperors & Empresses, 
Emperor 47, John Terrill

Born in Kingsville, Texas, John grew up and went to school in Central Illinois. He graduated from Illinois State University with a degree in Communications and worked in Radio and TV in the Peoria and Bloomington, Illinois area before moving to Dallas in 1985. John worked in retail sales and store management and spent almost 20 years in the hospitality industry in hotel sales. He is now happily retired and lives with his husband Don, and three cats.

Favorite Quote: "There is nothing to fear, but fear itself."

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Co-Dean of the Council of Emperors & Empresses, 
Dowager Empress 47, Donna Dumae

Don was born and raised in Fort Worth, Texas, and has been a resident of Dallas, Texas for the past 30 years. In his Imperial Court life, he was Empress XI of Fort Worth (1989-1990) and Empress XXIII of Dallas (1998-1999).
Don's Court service also includes serving as a Board member in the positions of Secretary, Treasurer, and President. Don has stepped back up to co-lead our fundraising efforts twenty-four years later as the reigning Empress.
Favorite Quote:  "We are the only ones who control our future."
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Fundraising Chair, 
Reigning Emperor - 48, Earl Coffman-Kaye

Boy Earl move to Dallas a little over six years ago and immediately became involved in the UCLSE and the local LGBTQIA+ community. He brings 20+ years of community service and fundraising experience. 

Organizational Roles: Boy Earl previously served as social media director on the Board for two years. He has also previously held the titles of Prince Royale, Grand Duke (three times), Crown Prince Royale (two times), and Mr. Texas Star Emeritus.

Favorite Quote: "Live, Love, Laugh, Learn, Leave A Legacy." 

modified: Stephen R. Covey

Fundraising Chair,
Reigning Regent Empress - 48, Gary Allinger
a.k.a. Penny Cilyn

Penny has been involved in fundraising for charity organizations for over 15 years now.  After graduating with her bachelor's and master's degree in education, Penny spent over 10 years teaching in Secondary Education before moving into her career in healthcare for the past 15 years, currently serving as a Division Director of Operations and Sales. 

Organizational Roles: In her Imperial Court career, Penny has served as an Emperor (Gary) in another realm and after moving to Dallas over 12 years ago was then elected as Empress (Penny) for Reign 44 and is currently serving as Regent Empress again for Reign 48 of the UCLSE.  Penny has served on the Board of Directors three times as Board Secretary, twice as the Reigning Monarch and once as the Dowager Empress.  Penny's heart is with our organization and feels blessed to be able to benefit the membership and the community we serve any way she can.

Penny believes in Family, Fun and Friendship.  A recent newlywed, she enjoys time with her new husband and their two fur babies.

Favorite Quote:  "Make Today the Day You Make a Difference"
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