Our Board Members

Mikki Rentschler - VP Finance & Governance

Mikki was born in Reno, Nevada on the Washoe Air Force Base.  She has lived in Rock Hill for 32 years.  She stays busy working as the Director of FInance and Administration for the Hood Center.  Mikki is an avid gardener.  She has a son that will gradute from Clemson University in 2015.  She is most passoniate about our community and improving on the quality of life in some small way.


Alice Davis - President

Alice is a Rock Hill native, working for Williams and Fudge as Director of Foundation and Community Support.  She is a mom of three, with her two attending Rock Hill Schools at Ebinport Elementary School in the Language Immersion Program.  Alice's husband is the assistant principal at Sullivan Middle School.  She is passoniate about God and her family, especially being a mom raising her children to love Him.

Serena Williams - District Administration

Serena is a from Columbia, South Carolina and has lived in Rock Hill for 15 years.  She is the Coordinator of Community Services for Rock Hill Schools and serves as the District Liaison to the Education Foundation.  Serena is married to Norris, Principal of Dutchman Creek Middle School, and has 2 sons in Rock Hill Schools.  Serena represents the district on various community boards and committees.  She supervises district Drop Out Prevention and Family Outreach Coordinators, and she supports students by serving as the McKinney Vento Homeless Education Liaison and Foster Care Point of Contact.


Susan Hamel

Susan is a native of Rock Hill and she has 2 children in the Rock Hill School District and a freshman at USC.  She is a senior mortgage loan officer for loanDepot.  She has volunteered within the district for over 10 years in various roles.  On the weekends you will find her traveling climbing mountains or relaxing with family.

Jana Conner

Jana is originally from Kentucky, but has lived in Rock Hill since 2008.  She is married to Russ and they have one son who attends South Pointe High School.  Jana is a CPA currently working as the Financial Administrator for Westminster Presbyterian Church, and in her spare time she enjoys reading, watching old movies, University of Kentucky basketball (GO CATS!!!), and watching her son play football for the Stallions.  


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Michele Boyne

Dr. Michelle is a local pediatric dentist.  She is married with one son.  She oversees our Back the Pack Program.

Brent Faulkenberry - VP of Programs

Brent is the owner of Global Recruiters of Rock Hill.  He serves on two School Improvement Councils within the district.  He is married to Amy, who is an administrator at Piedmont Medical Center.  They have two children that both attend Rock Hill Schools.  Brent serves as a volunteer for several non-profits within the community and enjoys spending time outdoors with his family.

Tracy Wimmer 

Tracy is a Rock Hill native, employed with Resolute Forest Products as a Human Resources Generalist.  She has two sons who both play baseball.  She can usually can be found either on a baseball field (Go Reds!  Go Titans!)  She enjoys volunteering at the schools and throughout the community.  It is such a blessing to see what a difference we can make when we work together.  




Trina Ricks

Trina is the Business Services Coordinator for ARCpoint Labs in Rock Hill.   She serves on numerous committees in our community.    

Luanne Kokolis- District Representative

Luanne joined Rock Hill School District in 2006.  In her current role with the school district, Associate Superintendent for Planning and Program Support, Dr. Kokolis is directly involved in school assignment, student transfers, school capacity, enrollment, school choice options, and strategic planning.  Other areas under her direct supervision are personnel, student services, community outreach, alternative programs, adult education, transportation, athletics, and technology.


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Sonya Van Sickle- VP Marketing

Sonya works for New Town HOA Management, a division of Rinehart.    Sonya has a son who is in 8th grade.  She enjoys spending time at the lake and watching her son's baseball and football games.  It is so rewarding to see the positive impact RHSEF is making in the lives of our local students and teachers.

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Brian Hovis

Brian is a Rock Hill native and a graduate of The Citadel.  He is the Business Service Manager for Comporium Communications, and enjoys being involved in the community.  He is married to another Rock Hill native Cece Moseley Hovis, and they have 3 boys Grayden, Briggs, and Jackson.  He enjoys spending time at the lake, the beach, playing golf, and fishing with his sons.  


Rick Lee

Rick is retired from a career constructing and operating mission critical facilities at locations such as Cape Canaveral, Kwajalein, Fort Benning and the Cincinnati EPA laboratories.  He is presently providing consulting services to Federal contractors in the US and overseas.  He and his wife, Kim, have 4 children who all attended Rock Hill Schools.  Rick is a Winthrop graduate, former County Councilman, member of the Catawba River Bi-State commision and member of the Outdoor Recreation Board for the City of Rock Hill.  He is an avid supporter of public education.

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Regina Price

Regina is a Rock Hill native and graduate of Winthrop University.  She is Married to Doug, and they have two daughters in the Rock Hill School System.  She works for KeyImpact Sales & Systems, Inc. as an Education Segment Manager.  She is active in several local Civic and Community organizations and is also very involved in the School Nutrition Association of SC and NC. When not busy with her girls volleyball, basketball and soccer schedules she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, traveling and gardening.

Michael Kelly

Michael is orginally from the big State of Texas, but calls Rock Hill home.  He is married to Brittany Kelly and has 3 adorable daughters.  Michael is a Realtor at Allen Tate.  He enjoys hanging out with friends and rainy weather.  You will always find a cup of coffee in his hand no matter the time of day!

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Amanda Haskin - Executive Director

Amanda was raised in the foothills of NC but has lived in Rock Hill since 2001.  She is married to Eric, and they have 3 children in Rock Hill Schools.  Amanda is on two School Improvement Councils and is very involved at her children’s schools.  She is an active Christian at the Gold Hill Road church of Christ where her husband is a youth deacon.  She enjoys spending time in the mountains, cooking, hot tea and training her children in the Lord.

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