District 5 - Kathie L. Richard
Kathie Richard was first elected to the board in 2010 and lives near the Bevilles Corner area of Sumter County.
She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education K-6 with an ESOL endorsement from Saint Leo University and a background of Cross-Cultural Bi-lingual studies from California State University, San Bernardino. Ms. Richard is currently a kindergarten teacher, technology contact, and Safety Patrol sponsor for her elementary school.
Ms. Richard has two sons, Micah and Troye. Micah is a graduate of South Sumter High School and is an IT Professional at Jacobs Technology. Troye also graduated from South Sumter High School and is pursuing his post-secondary education.