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 - VP Marketing

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 Movement Mortgage.  She has volunteered within the district for over 10 years in various roles.  On the weekends you will find her traveling with her daughter's softball team or spending time 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.  


Dawn Johnson - Nominating Committee Chair

Dawn owns a State Farm Insurance Agency in Rock HIll, SC.  She is married with one child who attends Rock Hill Schools.  When not actively engaged in serving Christ, her family, her clients, and the community; she is traveling to her daughters gymnastics competitions.  If she does get a free moment, you will find her involved in fitness or outdoor activities or enjoying the artistic world

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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.  




Kenneth Watson

Kenneth is the senior pastor of Rock Hill Bible Fellowship. He is married to Diana and has six children; all have graduated from Rock Hill schools. He currently serves on the boards for the Fellowship of Christian Athletes and Urban Discovery Ministries.  He enjoys reading history and exercising.


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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Kim Keel

Kim has strong family ties in York County, and has called Rock Hill her home for the past thirteen years. She has worked exclusively in the nonprofit and education sectors serving in executive leadership roles for the past 36 years. As an active community leader, she accepts selected consulting roles as an independent contractor providing strategic planning, evaluation & assessment, and capacity building initiatives within the nonprofit sector.  She and husband, Frank, are the parents of two adult children who also call York County home, but being ‘Mimi’ and ‘Papa’ to a third grader at Old Pointe Elementary in Rock Hill is their most cherished role of all.


Sonya Van Sickle- Secretary

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.  


Chrissy Catoe - VP of Development

Chrissy is a Rock Hill native and a true community volunteer.  She is the Associate Director of Development at Winthrop University, her alma mater.  Her husband, Michael, is a firefighter with the City of Rock Hill and they enjoy spending time with their family and friends, traveling, and doing CrossFit.

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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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Tracey Yeager Broome

Tracey was born in Springhill, LA and moved to Rock Hill with her family in 1981.  She is married to Michael Broome who works at Resolute Forest Products.  She has two grown children, and one child at home who all attended Rock Hill schools.  She graduated from the University of South Carolina and is a realtor with Allen Tate.  She enjoys watching her son play baseball and is very involved with the YMCA’s health and fitness programs.  

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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