Commander, Navy Region Hawaii
Commander, Naval Surface Group Middle Pacific
Rear Adm. Timothy Kott is a native of Newport, Rhode Island and raised in a Navy Family. He is a 1990 graduate of the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, Kings Point, New York. He holds a Master of Science in Management (Financial Management) from the Naval Postgraduate School and a Master of Science in National Security Strategy from the National War College.
Chief of Staff, Commander, Navy Region Hawaii
Captain Darren B. Guenther hails from Honolulu, Hawaii and is a graduate of Punahou School. He earned a B.A. in Political Science in 1994 from the University of California at Berkeley, and was commissioned through the NROTC program. He was designated a Naval Aviator in 1997 and then reported to the Vikings of VAQ-129, the EA-6B Fleet Replacement Squadron (FRS), where he was named FRS Student Pilot of the Year for 1998.
Command Master Chief, Navy Region Hawaii
Master Chief Petty Officer Rivers hails from Pensacola, Florida where he graduated with honors from Booker T. Washington High School May of 1994. Continuing his father’s legacy, he enlisted in the U.S. Navy a month after graduation. Upon completion of Recruit Training in Great Lakes, IL, he attended Seaman Apprentice Training.