Jon Marrelli
Jon Marrelli was International Mr. Olympus leather 1st runner up 2014, Rocky Mountain Olympus Leather 2012, and the producer of Rocky Mountain Person of Leather from 2015 - 2017. Jon has presented classes and weekend intensive workshops in Salt Lake City, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Denver, Boise, Indianapolis, and Seattle. Jon was the Headmaster for Leather Quest Salt Lake City, an education experience focused on BDSM skills, Leather history, personal growth, teaching, leadership, community service, spirituality, and a tradition of earned leather. 
 
Kirk Birkle
Former Treasurer and past President of the Utah Bears, Inc. from 1999 to 2015, Kirk Birkle, works toward inclusion and acceptance for all communities and sub-communities within the LGBT community.  

Kirk has worked in our community to help eliminate boundaries and stereotypes because everyone needs a place where they feel accepted and appreciated, whether it be based on body type, interest, and/or kink or fetish.  He is a non-active member of UMeN, Utah Gay Father’s Association, Utah Atheists, and Utah Stonewall Democrats and supports the work of BlackBOOTS, Mr. Friendly, and the growing Leather community.  


Stephen - Mr Salt Lake Leatherman 2003
Stephen joined the Salt Lake Leathermen in  2002.  He then decided to run for Mr Salt Lake Leatherman 2003 on the structure of bringing the communities of Salt Lake together.  During his "talent" portion he had Kenny Parish use a straight razor on his chest with no shave cream.  Then Kenny light a red candle and dripped hot wax on his freshly shaven chest.  It was exhilarating.  He took second place.  You know the old saying "If for some reason you cannot fulfill your obligation ... blah, blah".  Well the one that won Mr Leather after couple months packed his bags and moved to California.  At which point Stephen was given the title of Mr Salt Lake Leatherman 2003.  At his step down he included the leather, drag, lesbian communities, much to the "Old Guard" dismay.  It was a very successful night and they named a Mr Salt Lake Leatherman 2004. 

After stepping down as Mr Leatherman, Stephen later joined the now de-bunked group The Utah Cyber Sluts.  Where he was active for several years known as Chevy Suburban, a name that was given to him by the two founding members Deacon Bodily, known as Lucky Charms and Chris Trujillo known as Andromeda Strange..  At one point was elected as Madam #4.  After stepping down was involved with the group until about a year before they dismantled. 

In May 2008 Stephen was approached to serve as Princess Royale XXXIII of the Royal Court of the Golden Spike Empire.  This was a one year appointment and during that time, he and his partner in crime Chuck Whyte held several functions that helped to include the different facets of our community here in Salt Lake again. 

In April 2012, He was approached by Chris Trujillo, later to be named Marcee DeSaude, to help start a local chapter of The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence.  He was put into the position of Mistress of  Novices and was named Tillie Swallows.  He held this position for 3 years until June of 2015 when he was elected as the second Abbess and was renamed Spyd'a Webb.  A position he holds until present.

During all of this he has had a husbear of 25 years, Michael Sealey. Michael has been very supportive of him in all that Stephen has done through out the years.  They continue to make a wonderful life together. 
As quoted by Stephen: "There is no future without the past"


Papa Bear - International Person of Leather 2015
At the age of 16, Papa Bear began his journey researching his hidden passions via books and other literature (the only legal recourse when one discovers such proclivities at such a tender age); at age 18, a wonderful Miss took him under her wing. Under her tutelage, he learned step-by-step how to use the tools he fetishized, and he hasn’t looked back since. An active member of the Las Vegas community for some time now, Papa Bear was the 2015 President for LUC of LV, a member of the Las Vegas Leadership Council, a member of Vegas Valley TNG, is a core staff member of Sin in the City, and served as the Associate Director for the last Las Vegas Mentors Program. In March of 2014, he was honored to win the title of Mr. Southwest Olympus Leather 2014 and won the title of International Person Of Leather in 2015. Papa Bear is a leatherman that wants to share his knowledge and the knowledge of others with everyone who hungers for it as much as he!

Ikonoclast - Rocky Mountain Person of Leather 2015

Ikonoclast (aka Ikon) a member of the SLC Leather community for many years, Ikon puts his energy into running Utah Leaf & Leather, Utah TNG and his Leather house, House Leviathan. 
He was nominated for the Rocky Mountain Regional award with the Pantheon of Leather in 2016 and is the recipient of the Bill Keith heart and soul award with International Person of Leather 2016.

He also enjoys educating on a variety of topics especially less-commonly discussed kinky topics. The philosophy and psychology of BDSM, and the history and practice of taboo things are particular favorites.

When asked about his fetishes, Ikonoclast had the following to say, "I only have three real fetishes: Primality, Perverseness, and Power. Every other kink I have is, at its heart, a component of one of these three supersets. I strive for novelty and innovativeness in my play; committing the oldest sins in the newest ways."