About 

The Adult Performer Advocacy Committee advocates to maintain and improve safety and working conditions in the adult film industry by giving adult performers education and organized representation in matters that affect our health, safety, and community.

 

The mission of APAC is to provide representation for performers in the adult film industry and to protect performers’ rights to a safer and more professional work environment. We do this through education of each other and the greater community, development of ethical best practices, and fostering of solidarity. We review existing health and safety protocols and will initiate new ones as needed. We are committed to working cohesively with all aspects of the adult entertainment industry and the public, strengthening unity between all performers, and maintaining a work environment where workers are valued, respected, and educated.

 
Riley Nixon
President
Riley Reyes
Chairperson

Riley Reyes is an adult actress, fetish clip creator, and sex educator, who has worked in environments from mainstream porn sets to independent fetish studios. 

As APAC Chair, Riley continues the organization's legacy of political advocacy, performer outreach, and community support.

Raised in a family of educators, Riley believes that information is the greatest source of power. She seeks to provide resources for adult performers, and to make them accessible to talent of all types and abilities, even to models outside of the Los Angeles mainstream industry.

She also chairs the APAC Fundraising Subcommittee, on which she organizes fundraising events designed to build community and raise awareness on important issues affecting the adult performer population.

Riley is committed to uniting the diverse sectors of adult entertainment, and uplifting the voices of those in need. She knows the importance of solidarity to accomplish APAC’s goals, and fights every day to build a better tomorrow for adult performers everywhere.

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Tim Woodman
Vice President

Tim Woodman began tying up damsels in 1996, back when VHS was king and DVD was hard. He has been performing in BDSM/fetish/kink adult entertainment ever since. Tim is also a BDSM lifestyler, and teaches classes for BDSM lifstylers and adult entertainment professionals in bondage, whipping, roleplay, and assorted other fetish skills. He volunteers for APAC and for the Center for Positive Sexuality and is passionate about feminism, women’s rights, and sex worker advocacy.

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Riley Nixon was born in the prairies of Manitoba, Canada where she spent half of her childhood until she moved to San Diego in 2006. In 2015, she began nude modeling. Her first porn agent found her on Model Mayhem in January 2016 and it was then she made her debut in the Porn world. She has shot for a vast variety of websites and genres and became a Penthouse Pet in March 2017. She plans to start her own membership website in the coming years shooting all sorts of genres with all sorts of people. 

She strives to be as inclusive as humanly possible, which is something she wants to really highlight through APAC.  She never wants someone to feel like an outsider in this industry. 

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Michael Vegas
Treasurer

Michael Vegas has been actively performing in and producing adult entertainment industry since 2006 and believes that every performers voice needs to be heard and represented fairly. Michael is passionate about promoting safe sexual health practices and educating everyone about be benefits of a safe healthy active sex life. He understands the various difficulties that performers can face on and off set and is passionate about continuing to make APAC a safe place for performers in the adult industry. Quick to help and often found to be the source of wisdom for both new and veteran adult artists, Michael Vegas has spent the last decade fighting to make performer spaces as safe and worker friendly as possible.

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Katy Jayne
Secretary

Katy Jayne is a British adult performer based in Los Angeles with international experience in the business since 2016. She is an advocate for the self-booking community and founded the twitter page “Independent Female Talent” (@self_booktalent) in March 2019, which showcases agent-free female performers to producers and directors in Los Angeles. Katy believes in celebrating and embracing sexuality, whilst practicing safe sex protocols. She is on the Free Speech Coalition PASS Panel, and is very much a voice for all independent contractors (including crew and makeup artists) in our industry; highlighting issues ranging from workers rights, consent boundaries and health and safety on location. Katy wants to help performers navigate and network in the industry in the most professional and seamless manner possible. She believes performers should feel in control and empowered in our business, whilst also having a support network behind them.

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