Board Secretary

Current Term: 2015-2018

Additional Positions: Finance Advisory Chair, Fundraising & Marketing Chair, 2018 LALP Marketing Director

Titles Held: 1st Runner-Up CA Drummer 2017

Organizational Affiliations: LA Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, Member since 2010 (Sister Mariposa Patriota); American Veterans for Equal Rights (AVER), Former National Secretary, Former National Membership Chair, Founder & Past President of the Greater LA Chapter; ONYX SoCal/Southwest, Member since 2016

Apolonio “Señor Apple” joined the LA Leather Coalition in 2014 as the representative for the Los Angeles Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence where he is also known as Sister Mariposa Patriota, the All-American Charity Whore. In 2015 Apolonio was elected to the Board of Directors representing those on the fringes of the Leather Community, such as members of the Drag & Veterans Communities and those new to Leather such as himself. Apolonio comes to the LA Leather Coalition with many years of service to the community serving on various National, Regional and Local non-profit boards, and is a Certified Veteran Peer Support Specialist & Ordained Minister. Since 2015, Apolonio has been part of the LA Leather Pride Planning Committee and was the receipt of the Chairman’s Award at the 2016 Southland Honors.

Apolonio is an active member of ONYX-Southwest, Los Angeles Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, and American Veterans for Equal Rights (AVER).