The Yuri's Night Team

The Yuri’s Night Global Executive Team is a small, dedicated group of volunteers distributed around the world. The Global Team is the group that runs the Yuri’s Night website and Worldwide Event List, newsletters, social media efforts, and the higher-level global tasks.

Tim Bailey
Executive Director

Christy Fair
Yuri’s Night Los Angeles Director & Global Team Member
Ryan Robertson
Yuri’s Night Space Coast Director

Ryan Struit
Lead Graphic Designer

Jami Higginbotham
Empress of Photons

James Ellington
Music Director
Mark Lucas
IT Liaison
MaryLiz Bender
Website Coordinator
Mike Mongo
Co-Chief Engineer, Master of Ceremonies
Pavit Hooda
Yuri’s Night Youth Founder & Ambassador
Rick Hanton
Media Director

Brian Katz
Media and Technical Specialist

Brandon Thonen
Social Media Manager
Kristi Acuff

Kristi Acuff
Dream Team Lead

Lauren Paylor
Chief Mixologist