• Central Office Administrators

    Dr. Bonita Jamison

    Bonita Jamison Ed.D

    Superintendent of Schools

    bonita.jamison@mrhschools.net

    Dr. Bonita Jamison comes to MRH from the Ferguson-Florissant School District, where she served as the Executive Director of Integrated Supports and Accelerated Learning. She brings with her more than 19 years of experience in urban, suburban, and charter school districts. Dr. Jamison earned her Doctor of Education degree from the University of Missouri-Columbia in 2017, her Education Specialist degree from Mizzou in 2007, her Masters of Educational Administration from Lindenwood University in 2006, and her Bachelor of Arts in Education degree from St. Louis University in 2002. Prior to Ferguson-Florissant, Dr. Jamison worked at Open Sky Education charter school, Riverview Gardens School District, Jennings School District, University City School District, and St. Louis Public Schools.

    Roxanna Mechem

    Roxanna Mechem Ed.S.

    Assistant Superintendent

    roxanna.mechem@mrhschools.net

    Roxanna Mechem started with MRH in August 2011 as a Middle School reading teacher and instructional specialist. She was formerly with the Rockwood and Union School Districts. In her career, Mechem has served as a curriculum coordinator, instructional coach, and assessment director. Roxanna has an Ed.S. from Central Missouri State University, a master’s degree in education/curriculum from Southwest Baptist University, and a bachelor’s degree in education/history from Southeast Missouri State University. Roxanna and her husband have two children.

    Chris Hoelzer
     
    Chris Hoelzer

    Director of Technology and Business Services

    chris.hoelzer@mrhschools.net

    Chris Hoelzer started in the MRH School District in 2001 as band and instrumental music director for grades 7 to 12. Starting in 2006, Chris began taking on technology responsibilities including student information systems manager and Project Headware coordinator. In 2010, Chris became the director of technology. He holds a B.A. in instrumental music education from the University of Missouri-St. Louis and an M.A. in educational leadership from St. Louis University. He and his wife Danielle have three children.

    Ed Rich 

    Ed Rich

    Director of Communications

    ed.rich@mrhschools.net

    Ed Rich is a 1989 graduate of the University of Missouri School of Journalism. He has three decades of experience in broadcast news, including seven years as a writer, reporter, and anchor at KMOX Radio in St. Louis and twenty-one-plus years as manager of the assignment desk at KSDK-TV in St. Louis. A native of Farmington, MO., Ed is married and has two grown sons.

    Vince Estrada

    Vince Estrada

    Director of Student Services; Point of Contact for Foster Care, Homeless and Migrant Education

    vince.estrada@mrhschools.net

    Vince Estrada has been director of student services since 2001, after working as the MRH social worker for six years. Vince holds a bachelor's from Marquette University and a master's in education from Harvard University. He and his wife, Christy, have three children.

    Ben Gleason

    Ben Gleason

    Special School District - Special Education Administrator

    ben.gleason@mrhschools.net

    Ben Gleason joined MRH in July 2015. From 2008-2015 he was a Special Education Area Coordinator in the Mehlville School District. Prior to becoming an administrator, he was a Speech-Language Pathologist. He earned a B.A. in Psychology from The University of Kansas, an M.A. in Communication Disorders and Speech Science from the University of Colorado at Boulder, and an Ed.S. in Educational Administration from Webster University. Ben and his wife have three children.