Our Board

Chris Burgin, Chair

Chris is the founder and Executive Director of Allies.


Yuri Trushin, Secretary

Yuri is a Eastern European artist and journalist from Moscow, living in Burleson, Texas. He is the secretary for AiYD


Stan Blacklock, Treasurer

Stan is the President of United Paramount Tax Group in Arlington, Texas and acts as the AiYD Treasurer.


Mayor David Cook

Managing Partner at Harris & Cook LLP and President, Alamo Title Company/Chris Harris and Associates


Felicia Webb

Felicia is an attorney at Leasor Crass in Mansfield, TX. She has served on the AiYD board since February 2019


Seth White

A&W Energy, Director of Budget and Planning.


Sammie Bell

Sammie is retired from AT&T. She travelled with AiYD to Eastern Europe in 2012