Tuesday, January 19, 2010

LEATHER ARCHIVES - Tom Stice Resigns

CHICAGO, IL - January 17, 2010 - The Board of Directors of the Leather Archives & Museum [LA&M] announced today that Tom Stice has decided to resign his position on the Board of Directors, a position he has held since 2001.

"Tom has been an influential Board Member for the LA&M, investing his time, network and numerous public appearances for the benefit of the museum" said Chuck Renslow, Leather Archives & Museum President and founder. "He spoke with many leather men and women about the importance of their history and the LA&M. His connections in Chicago, Atlanta and Fort Lauderdale were pivotal in spreading the word about why saving this history was key." added Renslow. In addition to providing outreach opportunities for the LA&M, Tom served on several Board committees including special events and grants. In 2004, Tom helped to establish the LA&M President's Award to recognize outstanding contributions to the institution. In 2005, Tom presented the first President's Award at the LA&M's mortgage burning celebration.

About Leather Archives & Museum
The Leather Archives & Museum is a library, museum and archives pertaining to Leather, fetishism, sadomasochism, and alternative sexual practices. The geographic collection scope is worldwide and includes all sexual orientations and genders. The library collection contains published books, magazines, scholarly publications, films and electronic resources related to the subject matter. The museum collection contains original erotic art and artifacts from alternative
sex organizations and individuals. The archival collection contains unpublished papers and records from notable activists, artists, businesses and organizations related to the subject matter. For more information about the LA&M, please visit http://www.leatherarchives.org

Leather Archives & Museum
Rick Storer
Executive Director

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