Renee resides in Glendale with her family and attends Lutheran Church in the Foothills (La Canada). She loves to ride mountain bikes and enjoys taking her son to high school cross country races throughout California. Her daughter studies engineering at UC Riverside. Renee has a B.S. in Biology from UCLA and an M.S. in Public Administration from Cal State LA. Renee has a soft spot in her heart for Solheim since her grandmother received care during 2009.