Rodney is originally from Washington State where he began his career as a dairy farmer. In 1986, he went to Northwest Nazarene University and graduated with a BA in Religion. He was ordained in the Church of the Nazarene in 1992. He has served churches in Scottsdale, AZ; Ephrata, WA; Atwater, CA; and now in Taft.
Rodney and his wife, Vicki, were married in 1987. They have four children, who are all graduates of Taft High. Rodney feels it has been a blessing to raise children in Taft.
Rodney Wikoff came to Taft in 2004 to become the Pastor of the West Hills Church of the Nazarene. He is a member of the Westside Christian Minister's Association and has served as the treasurer since 2011. He is a member of the Kiwanis Club of Taft and served as President in 2014. Rodney has served on the Taft District Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors since 2012.