Kari, a Covenant Pastor since 1999, has served in several Covenant churches over the past twenty two years. Her ministry experience includes Youth and Children’s ministry, Congregational/Pastoral Care and Counseling. In the past two years, Kari has been working at Fernbrook Family Center in Owatonna as a Clinical Mental Health Therapist. She has a Master’s Degree in Counseling Psychology from Bethel, a Certificate in Addictions Studies from Bethel, and has attended North Park Theological Seminary. She was recently ordained in the Covenant denomination.

Kari is married to her husband Dan, and they have four children together: William, Jacob, Margret, and Andrew. Kari enjoys long distance running, hiking, exploring parks and being outdoors. She is an avid reader, and loves to learn about history. Kari and her husband love to golf and garden together.