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Two District Leaders Named: Chief Business Officer and Director of Special Education


Redwood City School District (RCSD) Superintendent Dr. John Baker has appointed two District leaders in the roles of Chief Business Officer and Director of Special Education. Rick Edson, currently the Deputy Superintendent and Chief Business Official with Santa Rosa City Schools, has been named Chief Business Officer while Dr. Maeve Mulholland, Director of Special Education Services with Roseland School District, will serve as Director of Special Education. The Cabinet level leaders will join RCSD as of the 2022-23 school year.
 

Rick Edson, Chief Business Officer

Employment History  
2019-Present Deputy Superintendent and Chief Business Official, Santa Rosa City Schools
2018-2019 Assistant Superintendent and Chief Business Official, Santa Rosa City Schools
2014-2018 Chief Technology/Bond Officer, Santa Rosa City Schools
2011-2013 K-12 Specialist Account Executive, Enterasys Networks
2008-2011 Director of Technology, San Mateo-Foster City School District

Education:

  • Associate's degree in General Studies--Sacramento City College

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration--California State University, Sacramento

Mr. Edson fills the vacancy created due to the upcoming retirement of current Chief Business Officer Priscilla Aquino-Dichoso.


Dr. Maeve Mulholland

Employment History  
2013-Present Director of Special Education Services, Roseland School District
2020-Present Adjunct Faculty, Educational Leadership and Special Education, Sonoma State University
2011-2013 Special Education Services Supervisor, San Francisco Unified School District
2006-2011 Special Education Services Content Specialist, San Francisco Unified School District
2007-2008 Lecturer, City College of San Francisco
2001-2006 Owner and Director, Early Intervention Services
1998-2001 Special Day Class (SDC) Teacher, Hayward Unified School District

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts--National College of Art and Design (Dublin, Ireland)

  • Master’s degree in Special Education--San Francisco State University

  • Doctorate of Education, Organization and Leadership--University of San Francisco

In addition, Dr. Mulholland holds credentials in both education specialist instruction and administrative services. She fills the vacancy created due to the upcoming retirement of current Director of Special Education Dr. Patricia Pelino. 

Both Mr. Edson’s and Dr. Mulholland’s appointments are effective July 1.