Welcome to The Eulenspiegel Society (TES), a non-for-profit BDSM/Leather/Fetish group dedicated to the social interaction, educational exchange, and ever-changing diversity of our community. TES organizes regular classes, workshops and events in the NY tri-state area. We host 1 educational meeting every week and occasional weekend workshops, totaling nearly 60 classes per year. These classes include lectures, demos, panels, and hands-on workshops offered by a diverse range of presenters.
Notice of Board Vacancies
We are saddened to announce the recent departures of Adam, Ann, Ash, Chucky, and Rouge from the TES Board of Directors.
In addition to serving as Parliamentarian since 2018, Adam has served as the chair of the IT Committee, as well as co-chair of Customer Service at TES Fest.
In her six years on the board, Ann has served as our Treasurer, chaired our Community Relations Committee, and been a co-chair for TES Fest.
Ash has been a valued member of our Promotions Committee, vice chair of Programming, and on the TES Fest side of things has served as co-chair of Volunteers, of Programming & Special Events, and as Assistant to the event chairs.
Chucky has led our Site Search Committee, taught classes, and was a critical liaison between TES and DatingKinky in getting our online classes up and running.
In her most recent run on the board, Rouge has served as TES Fest co-chair.
While we are sorry to lose them, we respect their reasons and wish them each well in their future endeavors. As a result of these departures, there are now five (5) vacancies on the Board of Directors, four (4) voting seats and the position of Parliamentarian.
As per Article 6.6 in our Bylaws, we handle such vacancies with a temporary appointment until the next October membership meeting and election. The appointment is made by a majority vote of the current Directors in office.
If you would like to be considered for this appointment, please send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. We shall make our decision at the Board Meeting taking place on Thursday, April 13th, 2023. You must be a TES member in good standing in order to apply. The term of the Board Member appointed at the April Board Meeting will last until the October 2023 election, a period of about 6 months. Your e-mail placing your name into consideration for the vacancy must be received by 11:59PM on April 12th, 2023 to be considered for appointment.
The ideal candidate should be well organized, display good judgement and reasoning, and be able to commit to attending regular monthly online Board Meetings, additional Board Meetings as necessary, and other TES functions as required by the Standing Rules. Those with skills running and moderating online meetings, running large events, and/or handling organizational finances are especially encouraged to apply. Be aware that the legal names of all Board Members are filed with the New York Secretary of State and with the IRS.
Help Support Kink Education For All with TES Pay-It-Forward:
Now Easier Than Ever!
Since 1971, part of TES’s mission is to provide outstanding kink education in a welcoming, judgment-free, and confidential environment. We never want price to be a barrier; therefore, we are delighted to announce that the wider BDSM community now has the ability to contribute to our Pay-It-Forward program. If you have the means, have enjoyed TES classes in the past, and would like to give back to those in need, please click here to visit our donations page. Any amount helps us provide quality kink education to all, regardless of the ability to pay, while also helping TES keep the lights on!
Likewise, if there is a TES class you cannot afford to attend, please write to email@example.com to take advantage of our Pay-it-Forward program.
CLICK HERE, FOR MORE INFORMATION ON OUR UPCOMING PROGRAMMING.
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Special Interest Groups (SIGs) schedule regular meetings on topics that pertain to their Interest. There have been many different Groups at TES over the years, covering many different Interests.
CLICK HERE, FOR MORE INFORMATION ON OUR GROUPS.
Brand new to kink or to the NYC scene? TES also hosts regular parties, social activities and munches — Join us at The Novice and Newcomers Munch! Held every month, this is a great opportunity to meet and mingle in a laid-back atmosphere, before heading out to a party together.