Mr NC Triangle Leather is proud to introduce our judges and Staff

Sir Michael Matles - Judge

From Detroit MI. He discovered his love of leather at an early age.
Sir Michael has been an active member of the leather community for eighteen years. Sir Michael served as Southeast Leather Sir for 2015 and 2016. 
Sir Michael is currently the treasurer of Empire City Motorcycle Club, the country's oldest, active rider men's motorcycle club. The club celebrates its fifty-forth anniversary this year.
Sir Michael currently serves as secretary for the Atlantic Motorcycle Coordinating Council.
Sir Michael is the proud father old three amazing adult daughters.
He is an associate member of several leathers clubs in the southeast and northeast


John Fox - Judge 

Originally from Fowler MI and served in the United States Navy. He discovered his love for leather at the age of 25 and has never looked back in the past 30 years. He considers himself as a traditional leather man that is evolving with the times. He is an active member of the Knight Hawks of Virginia, currently serving on the board as Member at Large, and held the position of Pledge Master in the past. The Knight Hawks of Virginia celebrated their 25th Anniversary in 2018. John currently lives in Norfolk Virginia with his husband of 23 years.

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Dick Gray Judge

Southeast LeatherSir 2003

-NC LeatherSir 2003

-NC Leather 2000

-active in Leather community 42 yrs

-founder Tarheel Leather Club 1990

-founder Triad Health Project 1985

-pierced (14) and tatted (2]

-64 yrs old, poz undetectable

-AIDS activist

-LGBTQ activist

Single, kinky, gars, bourbon rocks,


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Sir Brad Violand our Den Daddy has been a member of the Leather community for over 10 years. He was honored to serve his local community of Raleigh, NC as the inaugural holder of the Mr. NC Triangle Leather title in 2018. Sir Brad competed at Mid-Atlantic Leather 2019, coming in first runner-up. He was also a member of the 41st International Mr. Leather Class in 2019. Now serving his fourth term as President of the Red Lions Leather Club, he has been a strong proponent of growing the Leather community in Raleigh and the state of North Carolina through community service, mentorship, and of course having fun! For his work in this area he was named the 2018 Southeast Community Leatherman. He believes everyone has a fetish – some just haven’t discovered it yet! Sir Brad resides just outside of Raleigh with his husband Pup Lucky (Nick) .