Keynote Speaker

Keynote Speaker: Jeffrey Payne


One of the benefits of GLUE Weekend is our Officer's Brunch held on Sunday at our host hotel. Brunch is included with your run pass and we have a keynote speaker. This year, we are proud to welcome Jeffrey Payne as that speaker

Jeffrey is a graduate of Texas A&M University, and owns Notarius (Nōt-ă-rē-us) Reporting, a court-reporting firm, owner of the Dallas Eagle and the Eagle OutPost. He works diligently as co-founder and Board Member of the Sharon St. Cyr Fund, Inc. (SSC Fund), a 501(c)3 organization, which raises money for individuals within our community to assist them with the purchase of hearing aids and to provide grants to organizations for Sign Language Interpreters. In 2012, he took over International LeatherSIR, Leatherboy and International Community Bootblack as CEO and President.

Jeffrey was also honored with the title of International Mr. Leather in 2009. Jeffrey has been named Man of the Year in 2010 and 2013 by Pantheon of Leather, as well as Man of the Year in 2011 and 2012 by the National Leather Association – International.

In the last nine years, Jeffrey has attended over 300 events spanning the globe, judging leather contests, emceeing fundraisers, teaching workshops and officiating weddings, as Jeffrey is also an ordained minister.

Jeffrey is married to Sergio Saragoca, and they share their home with their ten puppies, Wilson, Noir, Addison, Elizabeth, Jack, Jill, Tate, Motley, Foxy and Stella.