Morgan Zegers founded YAAS in August 2019 after being shocked and embarrassed by the polls showing a majority of her generation would choose socialism for the future of the country. Morgan is also the owner of Zegers Freedom Flags, a small family woodworking business that sells handcrafted wooden American flags across the country.
In high school, Morgan was the youngest-known officer of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Ladies Auxiliary in New York. Morgan is a frequent speaker at national conferences and college campuses, and has appeared on Fox and Friends, BBC World news, CNN, Fox Nation, The Blaze, and more.
Gina Pell is the lead editor of all YAAS video content, focusing mainly on the development of our first-hand testimonies from survivors of socialism.
Social Media Director
Grace Reilly manages and creates the content for all social media accounts for YAAS.
Maria Fernanda Bello
As a young political activist born and raised in Venezuela, Maria actively denounced the human rights violations of Hugo Chavez and Nicolas Maduro. At the age of 17, Maria fled the Venezuela due to the destructive democratic socialism being implemented. Since her arrival in the United States, Maria has continued to be active in the fight against socialism.
Maria served as the field representative for Nick Freitas’ campaign for Virginia House of Delegates of the 30th district. Maria has also participated in multiple trainings with the Leadership Institute, including the Youth Leadership School, and Student Activism Conference.
Maria currently is a Political Science student in Northern Virginia, she hopes to become a lawyer and eventually run for office. In the future, Maria will continue to be a leading voice denouncing socialism and advocating for the liberation of Venezuela and other countries affected by socialist regimes.
Editor in Chief
As Editor in Chief, Tess creates and edits articles for the blog portion of the website, as well as oversees the staff of contributing writers. Tess seeks to dismantle the lies of rising politicians pushing a socialist agenda. Tess is also currently interning at One America News Network as a News Writer.