Northwest Master slave Contest Judges

The judges chosen this year for the all-important job of selecting our next Northwest representatives are as follows:

Lady Catherine (Head Judge)

I am a Master Certified Coach. I offer classes on relationships, D/s, play skills, M/s, and other topics. I have served on local/national boards, judged contests, staffed conferences, emceed and produced events for several charities/organizations. I am the producer of SouthEast LeatherFest, a board member of Leather Archives & Museum, and a founder of the Women’s Leather History Program. I have presented at 600+ organizations. I was awarded Black Rose's Vaughn Keith National Educator Award 2002, Pantheon of Leather Southeast Region Service Award 2006, PoL Business of the Year award 2006, and Jack Stice Memorial Award 2016. I created Servant's Retreat I & II, Nine Fold Path Seminar, and Foundations in Mastery. I am known for life-changing weekend seminars. I love people and going deep with them is one of the great privileges of my life. Visit & Follow me on Tweeter @SuccessCoachMCC and @BDSMClasses.


angel, a slave identified queer leathergirl, found the community in 1995. angel serves the community in various roles from President of the San Francisco girls of Leather, Treasurer of the Leather Alliance, to hosting munches. In the mix is a myriad of involvement with events from Co-Chair to Judges’ Coordinator. On occasion, she has the chance to share her knowledge as a presenter. In 2013, angel won Women’s International Leather Legacy (WILL), a title dedicated to documenting the history of women in our community. Through extensive travel, she has added to the Women’s Leather History Project. That travel included South Africa to document the first Ms. South Africa contest. The Leather Alliance community selected her the 2014 Woman of the Year. In her spare time, angel hosts kinky events with her newly created, Angel Wings Presents. She loves meeting people and sharing her passion for this lifestyle– please say hello!

Master John

Master John was first introduced to the Leather lifestyle back in the mid-90’s with the phrase “want to try something a little different?” Since that time he has been on this Leather journey down the road less traveled by. He has held leadership positions in several local BDSM organizations and currently serves as Executive Director of Evergreen Leather Events, the organization that produces Leather Reign. Master John, alongside his slave ann, had the privilege of serving as Northwest Master and slave 2014. They are also owners/producers of the Washington State Master slave contest. Master John and slave ann have been married and in a Master/slave relationship since 2000. In 2007 they found their “unicorn” and in 2010 kim joined them to create their triad family.

Laura Carlson

Laura Carlson is a slave that has been in service to Swmplrd for almost 25 years. She discovered the community in 2001 and has been deeply involved with the public scene ever since. She is a producer and educator in the Boise, Idaho community. In 2013, she realized her dream of having a MAsT chapter and founded MAsT: Boise. She is currently serving as MAsT International Northwest Regional Representative. She also served as a Board member of the NCSF for 10 years. She held the position of Secretary for 7 years. She has been active in the lifestyle for almost 24 years. She has served as president of Boise Pride, a director for Ruff-N-Tumble, Boise’s only leather event and is a past board member of the Boise BDSM Society. Professionally she is an administrative assistant.

Patrick Mulcahey

Patrick Mulcahey speaks and writes on leather, BDSM, and Master/slave topics. He is past program director of the San Francisco Leathermen’s Discussion Group, past chapter director of MAsT: San Francico, and currently serves on the board of Butchmanns Inc. He was named 2011 Bay Area Leather Alliance Man of the Year and received the 2013 Leatherman’s Heart Award, the National Leather Association’s 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award, and the 2016 Leather-to-Leather Award, which recognizes efforts to strengthen ties between the San Francisco and Los Angeles communities. He lives in southwest Washington state with his slave and husband, patrick.

slave arcane

Slave arcane was born in Oklahoma and raised all over. Currently he lives just outside of Columbus, Ohio with Ms. Brenda. He was honored to carry the title of GLLA slave 2014. He is usually busy, making or teaching about floggers, and presenting on topics relating to the M/s dynamic. He is active with a local submissive round table, and a co-director of MAsT: Columbus, as well as producing Enclave “- the event designed with femdom in mind”.

Robert Brooks

Robert Brooks was born and raised in Sacramento, California. Although he describes himself as a “natural-born kinkster,” his life in Leather began with his employment at The Bolt Bar. He has produced the Mr. Bolt Leather contest for the past 3 years, and holds the title of Mr. Bolt Leather 2013. He is a member of Mama’s Family noted as “Mama’s Corrupted Boy.” His kinky lifestyle arose while serving in the United States Marine Corps where he is quoted as “Serving his country on his hands and knees.” Robert enjoys open discussions of kink/fetish, discipline, and fast cars! His favorite charities are the Wounded Warrior Project and Walk a Mile in Her Shoes (WEAVE). WEAVE is the primary provider of crisis intervention services for survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault in Sacramento County. His slogan is Laugh, Learn, and Love!