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BOARD OF DIRECTORS - 2023-2024

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

president@dallascourt.org

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 

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Vice-President, Jacquelyn Chamberlin
a.k.a. AnjelFyre/DeMeetri

vicepresident@dallascourt.org

Anjel has been an active member of the Dallas LGBTQ+ Community for over ten years, NLA since 2018, and UCLSE for the past seven years. She grew up and raised a family in the DFW area. For 25 years, she has worked as a business analyst in the individual retirement industry.

Organizational roles: 7 year member of the UCLSE, Board Vice President, Empress 46

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Secretary Jerry McMahan
secretary@dallascourt.org
Jerry has worked in the healthcare billing industry for ten years in Fresno, CA. His experience and dedication led to a job promotion, which brought him to DFW. Jerry is a multiple-lifetime title holder and former Imperial Dove Court de Fresno board member and has been involved in the ICS for over eight years.
Organizational Roles: 3-year member of the UCLSE, Crown Prinpre Royale Reign 49

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

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Treasurer, Mickey Hightower
treasurer@dallascourt.org
 

 Mickey has been active in local fundraising charity events since the early 1980s.  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, Emperor 42, and now treasurer.  

 

I believe life is rewarding in being part of something 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,
Ryan Sandoval

socialmedia@dallascourt.org

For the past 15 years, Ryan has worked in healthcare, and his experience led him to a job promotion in Dallas in 2022. Ryan has held two monarch titles in California, one in Modesto as Emperor 36 in 2009 and again in Orange County as Absolute Emperor 47 in 2020, and has been involved with the ICS since 2000.

Organizational Roles: 2-year member of the UCLSE, Marquis Reign 49
Director of Social Media & Promotions

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Co-Dean of the Monarchs Council, 
 Dowager Emperor 48, Boy Earl Coffman Kaye

DeanCouncil_Emperor@dallascourt.org

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

Co-Dean of the Monarchs Council, 
Dowager Empress 48 - Gary Allinger,
a.k.a Penny Cilyn
DeanCouncil_Empress@dallascourt.org

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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 Regent Emperor 49, Craig Thomas Sommers

Emperor49_Craig@dallascourt.org

Craig has been actively involved with the UCLSE and Dallas Community for over 14 years. He has worked in the Retail/Service Industry for over 30 years. 

Organizational Roles: Craig previously served as Emperor 43 of the UCLSE. He has also served on the Board of Directors for multiple years and is currently serving as Regent Emperor 49 of the UCLSE.

Favorite Quote: "Do all you can to make this world a better place because we are all one community."

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Fundraising Chair,
 Regent Empress - 49, Valerie Atkins
a.k.a. Valerie DeVasquez Wings

Empress49_Valerie@dallascourt.org

Valerie has been part of the UCLSE for 8 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 over 30 years and has enjoyed every moment of life’s journey.

Organizational Roles: Valerie previously served as Empress 45.

Favorite Quote: " A heart filled with love like a phoenix that no cage can imprison."  Rumi

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