CHICAGO — At its September 16, 2016 Board of Directors meeting, the Leather Archives & Museum elected LA&M Founder and current President, Chuck Renslow, to the newly created “Chairperson of the Board” effective January 1, 2017. As Chairman, Renslow is seated on the Board of Directors and may be called upon to run meetings of the organization. At the same meeting, the Board elected its 2017 officers: Jon Krongaard as President, Christina Court as Vice President, Harry Harkins as Treasurer and Leon Grossman as Secretary.
The Leather Archives & Museum is a library, museum and archives pertaining to leather and alternative sexual communities. The geographic collection scope is worldwide and includes all sexual orientations and genders. The library collection contains 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 The archival collection contains unpublished papers and records from notable activists, artists, businesses and organizations related to the subject matter.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.