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Pantheon of Leather 2015 names Award recipients

By August 20, 2015


Pantheon of Leather announces the recipients of the Pantheon of Leather 2015 Awards to be presented at the Ramada Plaza Capital Park Downtown Atlanta in Atlanta, GA on Friday night, October 16 as part of the greater DomCon: Atlanta weekend, October 15-18.
 There is just shy of 200 nominees total for the 27 categories and there are 33 awards in total. There are three Award levels: Those decided by a Selection Panel, Community Choice Awards decided by popular write in vote, and the President's Awards decided by Pantheon of Leather founder and coproducer Dave Rhodes.

The Pantheon of Leather 2015 Selection Panel is comprised of individuals who received Pantheon of Leather Awards in 2014, including  Jaco Lourens, Pat Baillie, Jack Fritscher, PhD, Caron Ryer, Scott Torvea, McG and boy digger, Michael Tattersall, Jack Garcia, Calvin Pohler, Patrick Grady, Steve Dupont, Rod McCoy (aka Onyx Rod), Thib Guicherd-Callin, Sarha Shaubach, Master Bert Cutler, Hector Vallejo, Gabriel Majors, Alan Stroik, Bob Miller, Boi Blu, Frazier Botsford, Pug, Master SGT Heinz and mstrsgtspvt judy, and Aaron Duke.
In July, Nominee Finalists were notified and given the opportunity to submit 150-word biographies suitable to them. These were submitted to the Selection Panel for voting. In early August the Selection Panel voted in Selection-Panel related Award categories.

The 20th Anniversary of the International Mr. and Ms Olympus Leather Contest will be held on Saturday night October 17. The two milestone anniversaries have been dubbed Anniversary In Atlanta (AIA) and are being held in conjunction with DomCon: Atlanta. There will be a celebration play party after the Contest on Saturday night.

DomCon: Atlanta will feature about 50 workshops and classes, 25 or more vendors, play parties, socials and plenty entertaining events to keep one busy from the time they arrive until when they leave. Hotel information appears below the list of Pantheon of Leather 2015 Award recipients as do links to Pantheon, DomCon: Atlanta and International Olympus Leather.

Now for the Award Recipients

Man of the Year
Eric Paul Leue

Woman of the Year

Mr. Marcus Hernandez Lifetime Achievement (Man)
Mufasa Ali

Mr. Marcus Hernandez Lifetime Achievement (Woman)
Leslie J. Anderson

Non Profit Organization of the Year
Folsom Street Events

Large Club of the Year
Heart of the Flag Federation, Inc.

Small Club of the Year
The Exiles San Francisco

Large Event of the Year
Leather Leadership Conference

Small Event of the Year
Mr. and Ms SA Leather 2015 Contest

Business of the Year

Business Person of the Year
Joyce Berger

International Award
Herman Groenewald
South Africa

Couple of the Year (Tie)
Leo Iriarte and Esteban Bartolo
Master Michael and slave angie

Canadian Award
Pup Figaro

Florida Regional Award
Tyesha Best

Great Lakes Region
Jeff Gruenberger

Mid Atlantic Regional Award
Todd White

Midwest Regional Award
Janet Ryan

Northeast Regional Award
slave david stein

NorCal/Northwest Regional Award
Daddy Ray Tilton

Rocky Mountain Regional Award
Brent Heinze

South Central Regional Award
Tony Mayes

Southeast Regional Award
Alan Penrod

Southern California Regional Award
Russ Mortenson Boyd

Community Choice Award (Man)
Jack Pearce

Community Choice Award (Woman)

President's Award
Lady D.

President's Award
Jim Neuman

President's Award
Bob "Bulldog" Rothwell

President's Award
Daddy Al Santora

Event Registration and Hotel Reservations

Pantheon of Leather 2015 Registration

Use code iol2015 to get $75 rate

Make your reservation at the Ramada Plaza Capital Park Downtown Atlanta


Host Ramada Plaza Capital Park Downtown Atlanta direct line (404) 591-2000

When you make your reservation, use code LBDC
Special regular room rate $99/night, suites higher

Complete Pantheon of Leather Awards information

Complete DomCon: Atlanta information

Complete International Olympus Leather Awards information