George currently works as an IT Consultant and bartends at the Dunes Resort in Saugatuck/Douglas, Michigan. After winning the title of Cellblock Leatherman in 2005, he went on to compete at IML the same year. Involvement with Mister International Rubber and International Mister Leather has ensured that he will forever be an active part of the leather community. George enjoys traveling and encouraging anyone interested in learning about the kink community to jump and give it a try.
After living in Chicago off and on for more than 10 years, George has moved back home to Michigan. He enjoys spending time with friends and family, as well as his dog Springer. George also enjoys attending local leather clubs The Grand Rapids Rivermen as well as the local country western/line dancing club The Grand River Renegades.
This is his fourth and final year as head tally master for the International Mr. Leather Contest. "I am humbled and more than appreciative of the IML family for allowing me to have my four years as Tally Master for IML. I am proud of every contestant, judge, and volunteer I have had the honor to work with. I will continue to be involved in any way asked. Thank you, Chuck Renslow and the IML Family, for asking me to be involved these many years. We are beyond friends. We are family."
Neptune Township, NJ
Danny Tamez, Mr. New Jersey Leather 2012, has been a vital part of the vibrant Asbury Park Leather Community since 2004. He has been a founding committee member and integral part of ForePlay, a leather/kink block party
which for over six years kicked off New Jersey's Pride celebrations. He created Sinner Sundays to establish a convening arena for the Leather and Kink Communities in New Jersey.
Over the past years he and his husband, Tom Savage, American Leatherman 2011 and Mr. New Jersey Leather 2006, have raised funds through various events, as well as created Slap and Tickle, a kinky carnival to introduce
newcomers to kink and leather. Danny's own fundraising efforts have benefited a variety of agencies and organizations, including The Center in Asbury Park, Making It Possible To End Homelessness, The Leather Archives & Museum, The Carter Johnson Library, The Prevention Resource Network, and Monmouth Arts, to name a few. He is most proud of his work as a board member of the Monmouth County Consortium of LGBTQ Youth. He is an associate member of Jersey boys of Leather and Jersey Amazons.
Danny is thankful for the constant support from his husband, his Daddies Sal and Dion, boy john, and the NJ Leather Family.