Sharrin Spector and Pat Baillie

comes to this women's community as a body modification artist, teacher, vendor and event producer. She found the leather community in Seattle and jumped in with both feet. Sharrin has been active in the BDSM community for the last 25+ years. She was one of the organizers of the first lesbian BDSM conference, Powersurge, held in in Seattle in 1992. Her passions for blood, rattan canes and being on the receiving end of excellent service moved her into being a much requested educator and player. Sharrin has taught for numerous organizations including Black Rose, Thunder in the Mountains, Dark Odyssey and IMsL. She supported the bay area community through Pierce Ink, her body modification shop, for 20 years. She is the Executive Producer of IMsL and lives in a non-traditional "poly-cule" in Oakland, CA.

California born, Pat Baillie is a retired Air Force Major who works as a professional gay expanding LGBT rights through education and consulting. She held the title of Ms San Jose Leather 1995 and went on to win IMsL 1995 in Chicago during the first contest outside San Francisco and the start of Generation 2 of IMsL under Amy Marie. She worked to build community throughout her year and after through LeatherWomen United. She has worked on such projects as Consent Counts and producing Rio Grande Leather in Albuquerque, NM. She is the current Board President of the newly created IMsL Foundation. She is a boy at heart and service is what she is all about. She belongs to Lady Sharrin.