Kathy Richter has served as an ELCA pastor for more than 30 years. Prior to coming to California in 1989 she was Director of Advocacy for Lutheran Social Services of Central Ohio. She has served parishes in Downey, San Diego, Fullerton, and most recently was the pastor at St. Stephen's Lutheran Church in Granada Hills. She has served on many boards and committees in both Southern California Synods. Pastor Kathy served on Solheim’s board for 6 years and is currently the Pastor and Chaplain.