New England Leather Alliance (NELA) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to making a safer world for BDSM practitioners through advocacy, education, and charitable giving.
NELA organizes and hosts New England’s largest kink event: the Fetish Fair Fleamarket which brings in 3,000 attendees, 75 presenters, and 85 vendors under one roof for 48-hours of classes, shopping, and entertainment. Throughout the year NELA also puts on a smaller Fetish Fair Fleamarket, participates in numerous PRIDE events, and hosts classes and seminars throughout the region. NELA further supports the community by sponsoring sister organizations and events such as Mr. Connecticut Leather, The Network La Red, Boston Area Rape Crisis Center, Bay State Marauders, Mr. New England Leather, Rhode Island Drag Kings, AIDS Care Ocean State and the National Coalition for Sexual Freedom.
NELA is a completely volunteer-based organization. All donations and income earned from events go directly to supporting NELA’s mission.
Whether you’re interested in organizational leadership, IT, accounting, education, community relations, event planning, communication, social media, photography, and/or artistic creations there can be a place for you in NELA. Giving your time and energy to an organization such as NELA that supports the kink community is fulfilling on many levels.
Effort, time, skills, patience, professionalism, dedication, and perseverance are needed to be a part of NELA to help better serve the community, build better events, and achieve its mission.
Please consider applying for one or more of the open Board of Director or Coordinator positions.
Applications will be accepted through March 31, 2019.