Our Board of Directors are a group of passionate volunteers who believe in the mission of Bridge and help oversee the success of the organization. Each board member is an advocate and supporter of our kids. With the support of a strong and engaged Board of Directors, Bridge looks forward to great things.
SEAN BROWNE | BOARD MEMBER
lee burton | BOARD Treasurer
Lee is the Manager of Financial Planning and Analysis for Sammons Corporation (of Sammons Enterprises, a diversified holding company headquartered in Dallas, Texas). Lee received a BBA from Baylor University and a MBA from Southern Methodist University. Lee is a CPA and has 25+ years experience in various roles in accounting and finance. He and his wife Cricket have three children Mark (’14 St. Mark’s School of Texas), Frances (’16 The Hockaday School) and John (’19 St. Mark’s School of Texas). The children have all played lacrosse and Frances and John have both been members of the Leadership Board. Lee is also active with Wesley Rankin Community Center where he is the past treasurer and continues to serve on the board of directors. Lee and Cricket (and family) feel strongly the contributions that Bridge Lacrosse makes to the Dallas community are admirable and very worthy of their support.
Chris Creedon | BOARD MEMBER
Chris Creedon serves as the Vice President of the McKinney Lacrosse Association, where his five children play. He has been a youth coach for five years and a summer coach for Coast2Coast U-13 team. Chris has supported the tripling in size of McKinney lacrosse in the past five years and has been a vital advocate for promoting both the sport and many of the same values, teamwork and respect, that Bridge also represents. Chris is Vice President for TruSouth Oil, makers of new TruFuel premixed fuel for small engines. Originally from Stanford, CT. and a graduate from Tulane University, Chris also spent 13 years with Dr. Pepper/Snapple, most recently as Vice President of Marketing. In the past he has also served with the March of Dime in Los Angeles, heading up Winefest, while co-charing WalkAmerica.
Jason Detweiler | BOARD MEMBER
Jason is a Territory Sales Representative at Cardinal Health. He graduated from the University of Illinois in 2008 with a B.S. in Political Science. He moved to Dallas in 2013 and joined Bridge as a volunteer coach for the St. Philip's Saints in 2014. Prior to joining Bridge Jason played midfielder at Illinois and coached JV at Libertyville High School. He also currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Kappa Kappa Chapter of Sigma Chi. Jason is a believer in the mission and impact of Bridge and enjoys giving back to the youth of the Dallas through lacrosse.
sean duffy | BOARD president
Macy Jaggers | Board Member
Macy is a Criminal Defense Attorney in Dallas, Texas. Macy received her BA in English from SMU in 1993, and her JD from SMU in 2002. Macy worked as a non-fiction book editor for several years before returning to SMU for law school. She and her husband, Michael, live in Oak Cliff, where they raised their two children. Their daughter, Jenna, is a graduate of Bishop Dunne High School and the University of Indiana. Their son, Max, attended Greenhill for ten years before transferring to Culver Military Academy in Indiana, where he plays on their prep lacrosse team. Max has played lacrosse since the age of six for local clubs, including Sentry, StickStar, and the Texas Mustangs, as well as nationally for Mad Dog and Crabs; he has also volunteered for the Bridge summer camps. Macy remains involved with Greenhill lacrosse as the Program Consultant for the Team GAP (Greenhill And Parish) youth program. Macy has seen the incredible impact that lacrosse and its community have made in her son’s life and believes that Bridge’s work bringing these same experiences to student-athletes in underserved communities is invaluable.
Bob Jones | BOARD MEMBER
Bob is a partner in the law firm of Holland & Knight, where he primarily represents funds, banks, and other capital providers. Bob was one of the founding partners of Holland & Knight’s Dallas office, which opened in July, 2013. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Houston and then graduated from Stanford Law School. Bob is a long-time supporter of youth sports, and formerly served on the board of directors of the North Dallas Chamber Baseball League. He and his wife Lori have two children, Reagan, who attends St. Mark’s (class of 2018), and Natalie, who attends Hockaday (class of 2019). Both Reagan and Natalie have been avid lacrosse players for years, and both play for their school teams. Bob, Lori, Reagan and Natalie all believe very strongly in the mission of Bridge Lacrosse, and all have seen firsthand the impact of this program in our community.
ROSE RANGEL | BOARD MEMBER
Rose is currently a senior consultant with TEKSystems serving her client AT&T in the role of Lead Technology Project Manager. She spent recent years with consulting firms, Slalom and Statera, serving top Fortune 100 clients in telecom, real estate, and retail industries. Before becoming a consultant, Rose spent a dozen years working in finance including an Assistant Vice President position at JP Morgan Chase and launching a Commercial Lending division at GM Financial. She served as Co-Chair and Director-at-large on the Board of Adelante; a JP Morgan Chase Hispanic Employee Networking group. Rose is a transplant from Northern California who relocated to the DFW metroplex 10 years ago. Rose became involved with Bridge Lacrosse 3 years ago when her son began playing with the 6th grade Saints team and he has continued to play the last two seasons with the 7th/8th grade Eagles team. Miles is very active with Bridge off the field as well including travel to Los Angeles for City Lacrosse camp/college visits and participation in the Naked Stage event. Rose most recently served as the Parent Advisory Committee member for the Boys 7th/8th grade Eagles team.
DAVID HIGBEE | EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
David Higbee is a 2008 graduate from the University of Oklahoma where he received a B.S. in Biomedical Sciences and played midfielder for Oklahoma. David moved to Dallas upon graduation and prior to becoming the Executive Director for Bridge, worked in the environmental industry. David joined Bridge in 2009 as a volunteer coach with the St. Philip's boys teams. Since then, he has enjoyed coaching year-round and participating in various events on behalf of Bridge. In 2011, David was a recipient of the Positive Coaching Alliance's Double Goal Coach Award for North Texas. David has enjoyed developing lasting relationships in both the lacrosse and the philanthropic landscapes.
MEGAN HAGGARD | PROGRAM DIRECTOR
Megan Haggard is a DFW native, having graduated from Lewisville HS. She is a 2018 graduate from the University of North Texas where she received a BBA in Sports Management. Megan started off her career in sports at 6 years old when she started playing recreational softball. At the age of 8 she transitioned into select softball, played for Lewisville HS and continued her career at the collegiate level playing for Hill College. Through her time spent in the sports world and her experiences in serving different communities, she found her passion in helping others through sports. She is excited to learn about the unique sport of lacrosse and is looking forward to helping and working with the athletes within Bridge!
EDIE LYCKE | FOUNDER
Edie Lycke was an immense catalyst for the growth of lacrosse in North Texas. Her passion for the sport began with her daughter's playing days at The Hockaday School. The formation of Bridge Lacrosse Dallas began with the US Lacrosse initiative to diversify and grow the game in under-resourced areas of the nation. Bridge Lacrosse began with programming in 2004, primarily out of St. Philip's and Irma Rangel YWLS. In 2008, Bridge Lacrosse reincorporated from the previous organization of Friends of North Texas. Edie's contagious passion for Bridge and serving the community through such a unique sport has spread to what is now the Bridge Lacrosse we see today.
Past Board Members
Joe Hearne | Mark Frears | Alicia Martinez | Doric Earle PhD | Tracey Perry | Vinita Schroeder M.D., | Taylor Smiley | Christina Cotten | Rivka Linksman Altman | Richard Moses | Franklin Byrd | Misty Pressley | Marcia Beare | Kevin Mondy | Julia Danklef | Patricia Morris | Barry Smink | Alex McGeoch | Seth Woodberry | Roby Mize | Cricket Griffin | Edie Lycke (Founder) | Marna Wohlfeld | David Higbee | Dennis Winston | Kathy Crow | Sandy Boyce | Chip Hiemenez | Bernadette Nutall | Carlton Dixon | Jack Tierney | Fran Berg | Chris Surran