Board of Directors


Beth Presley Paul, Pharm.D., serves at RSO’s Board Chairman and is a wife, mom, and disciple maker. She held various senior leadership roles in her 15 years at CVS Caremark, including sales and account management, merger and acquisition oversight and talent development.  Dr. Paul now uses her gifts in leadership, administration, and hospitality to serve God’s kingdom through various non-profit Board appointments and Christian ministry opportunities.  


Jason Leach serves as the Vice Chairman of the Board. Jason is married to Lindsey, and they have three children who attend Regents, Harper, Hayes, and Mimi. Jason is a dentist and has over 15 year of experience in pediatric dentistry. Jason's family attends North Oxford Baptist Church. Jason loves all things sports and serves on the Regents Athletic Board.


Benton Smith is married to Brooke Smith, and they have two children attending Regents, Sadie and David. This is Benton's second year serving on the board. Benton is an entrepreneur, and his family attends North Oxford Baptist Church. 


 Carroll Moore is married to Stephen, and they have one child attending Regents, Abby. They have been a Regents family for ten years. This is Carroll’s first year serving on the board. Carroll is the Digital Content Specialist in the Division of Outreach, University of Mississippi. She holds degrees from both the University of Mississippi and Purdue University. The Moores are members of Taylor United Methodist Church.


Alice Kelly Morgan is married to Wally Morgan, and they have two children at Regents, Cave and Mems. Alice Kelly is a pharmacist and works for Pfizer medical. She has served two years on the board. She and her family attend Christ Presbyterian Church. 


Dr. Carla Cole, DMD is married to Sam Cole, and this is Carla's first year serving on the board. Carla has two children attending Regents, Mac and Fin. She is a dentist for Oxford Dental and Perkins Family Dental. She serves at the Oxford Food Pantry and is an active member and past president of Mississippi Association of Women Dentist. Carla and her family attend College Hill Presbyterian Church.


Dr. Preston Gallaher, MD is married to Angela Gallaher, and they have three children at Regents, Mason, Audrey, and Jacob. This is Preston's first year serving on the board. He is an emergency physician at Baptist Memorial Hospital- North Mississippi. Preston and his family attend Grace Bible Church. 


Jenny Stubblefield is married to Earl Stubblefield.  They have two children at Regents, Merritt and Camille.  Jenny is a former high school educator.  Jenny and Earl own Stubblefield Dental Clinic in Oxford.  This is Jenny’s first year serving on the board at Regents. She serves on the Tri Delta House Corporation Board as well as the Children’s Ministry Team at Christ Presbyterian Church where their family worships.

If you are interested in serving on our board, please fill out the application below.


Early Education

Frances Pierce

4K teacher


Trina Nix

4K aide

Elizabeth Stitt

3K teacher

Nicole Moorman

3K aide

Fonda Clark

3K aide

Rebecca Bishop

5K teacher

Erin Wood

5K teacher

Shea Graeber

5K aide

Sasha Bryan

5K aide

Grammar School

Carolyn Spraberry

1st Grade

Molly Roberts

1st Grade Aid

Rorie Berry

2nd Grade

Molly Turner

2nd Grade

Nicole Moorman

5th grade


Lori Bray­

3rd Grade

Tracy Knox

4th Grade

Susan Thomason

4th Grade

Lindsay Manickavasagam

5th Grade

Danielle Butler

5th Grade


Schools of Logic & Rhetoric

Stacy Barnes



Dr. Matt Schroeder


Sally Freeny



Stephanie Young

Rhetoric and Composition

Holly Prather


Melvin Manickavasagam


Dana Edwards

6th grade

Toni Overby

History and Literature


Scott Byrd


Shannon McLaughlin

Literature, Omnibus

Eliana Cummins

Latin and Spanish

Mary Margaret Boudreaux


Luke Buckner


Beth McCullen

6th grade

McKenzie Faulk


Art, Music, P.E., Drama, Yearbook

Luke Buckner

Physical Education


Molly Turner

­Art and Drama

McKenzie Faulk

Physical Education

Jennifer Everett­


Lindsey Manickavasagam


Jill Bell



Jason Wood

Head of School

Micah Messersmith

Upper School Principal

Meredith Meurrier

Director of Early Education

Janet Prather

Business Manager


Liz Byars

Technology Coordinator


Dr. Matthew Schroeder

Director of Educational Services

Brandon Beckett

Athletic Director


Tracy Knox

Athletic Director

Jill Bell

Marketing and Admissions Director

Shannon McLaughlin

College Counselor

Scott Stewart

School Security Officer

Luke Buckner

Building and Grounds

Ashley Stearns

Administrative Assistant