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In the Ring Season 3, Episode 3: “Overcoming Legislative Pitfalls & Partisanship” with State Rep. Barb Dittrich

Published Mar 20, 2024
By: LSS Staff

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State Representative Barbara Dittrich is a lifelong resident of Southeastern Wisconsin, currently residing in Oconomowoc with her husband Steve as she has for the past 30 years. She graduated from Hamilton High School – Sussex and attended the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee.

After working in the investment industry for 13 years, Barbara founded a charitable non-profit serving the parents of children with disabilities and chronic illnesses. Barbara served as the organization’s Executive Director for 16 years until the non-profit merged with another faith-based organization where she served as Director of Advancement for one year. She currently serves on the board of directors of that ministry.

Representative Dittrich sits on several committees, including those that directly relate to Social Services:

Committee on Children & Families

Committee on Education (Vice-Chair)

Committee on Health, Aging and Long-Term Care

Committee on Mental Health and Substance Abuse (Vice-Chair)

She was the first legislator to sign the Education Freedom Pledge and was honored for this with the Inaugural Common Sense Award in 2021 and was named the National Foundation for Women Legislator’s Woman of Excellence in 2019.

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