SPLF Staff

Owner/Producer

Tomo is the Owner and Producer of South Plains Leatherfest, the International Master slave Contest and the International Person of Leather Contest. Tomo sees himself as a steward of the event and applies his decades of event production experience, love of leather community, skills, passion, and devotion to creating space for us to gather.

Tomo (He/They) is a queer butch leatherdyke who found the leather community during a sunset motorcycle ride with his wife Mel decades ago. He has presented classes, produced events, served as a judge, keynote speaker, auctioneer and emcee at leather events since. He is grateful and filled with energy to be the Owner and Producer of South Plains Leatherfest, the International Master slave Contest and the International Person of Leather Contest. He served as Northwest slave 2015 and International slave 2016/2021. He was a Producer of Northwest Leather Celebration, the Northwest Master slave, Northwest Bootblack, and Northwest Person of Leather Contests. He was also a Producer of International Ms Leather and International Ms Bootblack for seven years. He co-produces the Ms Sacramento Leather Contest and is a founding member of the D.U.C.

Tomo photo by Daddy Shay
photo by Daddy Shay

The Staff

The following is the devoted team of volunteers who work creatively, mindfully and tirelessly to bring you South Plains Leatherfest.

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SPLF Staff 2024

Staff:
Majordomo - Levi
Producer's Assistant - Casey
Producer's Assistant - Marcos
Social Media Director - koneko
Graphic Artist - kara
Dallas Liaison - Neko
Leather Ambassador - Sir David Labriola
Webmaster - Mel
Team Dungeon - Hoss and Wolf along with Team Dungeon volunteers and supporters
Program Book Director - koneko
Security Director - Master WrathDaddy
Onsite Registration Director - MsJeep
Onsite Registration Assistant - Sally
Silent Auction Director - MizLilly with  Zap, Touch of Leather
Accessibility Coordinator - Levi
ASL Coordinator - Tuesday Niles
Bootblack Coordinators - Briar Wood, Moxie
Onsite Hospitality Coordinator - Maggie
Onsite Hospitality Assistants - Sam and Omega
Onsite Education Coordinators - Donja, Mr. Ladybug, Fionna
Onsite Vending Coordinator - Marcos
Event Photographer - Master John
TNG, Newcomers Coordinator - Kira
Cruise Liaison - Casey


Contest Staff:
Contest Director - slave raven
Judge Coordinator - slave Passion
Contestant Coordinator - Ma'am Shawn

Ballroom Staff:
Show Director - Liza's slave, Jody
Assistant Show Director - Sir Jin
Stage Manager - Ms Brenda
Technical Director - James
Audio Engineer - Arcane
House Manager - Peggy Sue
Script Writer - Liza's slave, Jody
Spotlight - bendy