Kathy joined the Auxiliary under the eligibility of her Dad, William T Matesic, Sr., who served in Korea (USN) and Vietnam (USCG). She joined the Auxiliary at Lorain VFW Post 451 where she was President before transferring to Amherst VFW Post 1662 where she became a life member. Kathy has held the office of Jr. Vice along with several Program chairmanships at her Auxiliary. Kathy was District 9 President 2017-2018. She has been Department Veteran and Family Support Program Chairman and currently the 2019-2020 Youth Activities Chairman. Kathy has been a Deputy Clerk for the Lorain County Probate Court since September 2015. She is also one of the Co-Founders of the 22 Challenge 10K Annual Ruck Walk for Suicide Awareness for Veterans of Lorain County held every Armed Forces Day the 3rd Saturday in May. Kathy has one son, Anthony and two dogs-Gunner & Trooper. Her mother, brother and son are all life members of the Amherst Auxiliary as well.