Meet the Kings County Veteran's Service Office Staff
Scott HolwellKings County Public Guardian and Veterans Service Officer
Scott grew up in Hot Springs, South Dakota, joining the Navy on Delayed Entry and arriving at basic training three days after graduating from high school. Scott deployed seven times during his 30 year career in the military; four of which were to the Persian Gulf, with two being in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom. He served as Command Master Chief for Fighter Squadron Two at Naval Air Station Oceana, Virginia. In July 2003, he moved to Lemoore, where he served as Command Master Chief for Strike Fighter Squadron 2, Commander Strike Fighter Wing Pacific, Strike Fighter Squadron 125 and Strike Fighter Squadron 122. Scott retired from the Navy in 2011.
While on active duty, Scott earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Organizational Leadership from Chapman University. He came to work for Kings County as the Deputy Public Guardian and Veterans Service Officer in February 2014. Scott is married to Judy. They have five sons, three of whom live in California and two in South Dakota. In his free time, Scott enjoys sport shooting, golf and traveling with his wife.
Codi HickeDeputy Veterans' Service Officer/Public Guardian
Codi grew up in Modesto, California, joining the Navy on the Delayed Entry Program and arrived at basic training shortly after graduation from high school. Codi served as a Hospital Corpsman and was stationed at Naval Hospital Oak Harbor in Whidbey Island, Washington and Naval Health Clinic in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.
After her years in the Navy, Codi earned her Masters Degree in Business Administration in Management from California Coast University. She came to work for Kings County as a Public Guardian Technician in August 2012, promoted to Deputy Public Guardian in July 2013, and to Deputy Public Guardian/Veterans Service Officer in July 2016. Codi has two young daughters. In her free time, Codi enjoys re-energizing on a cruise, attending her kids multiple extracurricular activities, and spending time with her family at Disneyland.
Kevin RennerSenior Veterans Service Representative
Kevin grew up in the Central Valley of California and joined the Navy shortly after high school. Kevin’s deployments to the Persian Gulf included support of Operations Earnest Will and the first deployment of the F/A-18 Hornet aboard the USS Constellation. He has served as Operation’s Chief of Combat Camera Group Pacific providing support to world wide missions and operations; as Command Technical Inspector of Fleet Imaging Command Pacific he conducted INSURV and sea trial inspections for ships operating in the Pacific Fleet.
In August 2002, Kevin moved to Lemoore where he served as Chief Petty Officer in Charge of Fleet Imaging Facility Pacific and retired from the Navy in 2006. Kevin started working at Kings County in 2006 as a Micrographic Technician, and in 2015 he begun working as a Veterans Service Representative.
Genevieve Twing AKA Genny grew up in Plano, TX where she attended Frisco High School. Genny enlisted in the Navy as a Storekeeper (later to become a Logistics Specialist) in March 2008 and was stationed at HSC-6 out of NAS North Island, Coronado CA and FRC WEST out of NAS Lemoore. She deployed once on-board the USS Nimitz in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.
Genny graduated with a Bachelors of Science in Business with a General Management Certificate. Genny came to work with us as a work study in August of 2015 then was hired on as a Veterans Service Representative in May of 2016. She hopes to pursue a Masters in Business Administration in the future.
Alex grew up in California’s Inland Empire, joining the Navy in 1999. Alex served as a Signalman on the USS Fitzgerald (DDG-62) home ported in San Diego, where he met his wife Aida shortly after. In 2003 Alex served oversees at Naval Air Facility Atsugi Japan and then in 2004 made his way back home to California being stationed at NAS Lemoore, CA with VFA-146 Blue Diamonds as a newly cross rated Aviation Structural Mechanic. He served there as an Airframes collateral duty inspector and night shift supervisor. Alex has deployed twice to the Persian Gulf in 2000 and 2007.
Alex separated from the Navy in 2009, has worked as an HVAC mechanic, and has served as a Spanish translator/teacher in Colombia S.A.
Alex earned his Bachelors of Science in Business from University of Phoenix in 2018 and in 2019 decided to step away from the maintenance field and began working as a Veterans Service Representative. Alex and Aida have two girls and two boys. Alex enjoys soccer (futbol), spending time with his family, serving at Calvary Hanford, traveling, and doing missions work.