Master John has been actively involved with the BDSM Lifestyle for Over 45 years. He started serving his Master in the true Old Guard ways in the Castro in the 60's. Master John received the Pantheon Community Service award for Men 2010. Master John was Honorary Member of the Year 2008 by the SFLBC South Florida Bondage Club. He was a principle in Daddy's Closet and hosts the website: www.DungeonAcademy.com. He has worked closely with many BDSM educators including Jack Mc George, Robert Dante, Catherine Gross, and Sebastian, Master Tallen, Robert Rubel and man others He was the publisher and editor of the Leather Link. He is a past sponsored of the ILSb contest regionally and in 2009 and 2010 was a feature theatre presenter and educator at International in 2009.
Actively involved in educating our community through Mr. S, LeatherWerks, SFLBC ,Leather University, Mens Academy, ILSb , Beyond Leather and S.P.I.C.E. , his educational focus embraces both gay ad pansexual lifestyles. He is a voting member and contributor to the Leather Archives. He is an experienced judge at many contests globally. Master John co-chairs Leather Title Holders Sunday at the M.C.C. Sunshine Cathedral annually. He is involved in charity work at Tuesday's Angels, Center One, Care Resource, The Leathermens Brotherhood/The Leather Masked Ball, Lighthouse for the Blind, The Children with Aids Network, Leather Archives and Museum and SCC Fund/Hearing from the Heart. Over the past five years, he has attended and presented at more than 200 events. He is the author of the book "Smoke, Ash and Burning Embers", a Handbook on Cigar Play and following right behind with his new book on Old Guard called the "Leatherman's Protocol Handbook" a Handbook on Old Guard Rituals, Traditions and Protocols. He currently is the producer of Leathermen's Academy along with his board of directors and holds the Position of President in LMA Events, Inc. Presenting this year at Claw, GLLA, ILSb, Full weekends on his book schedule for Seattle, San Francisco, Chicago, New York as well as London, Berlin and Amsterdam.