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. She served as the organization's Executive Director for 15 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.

Barbara shares your priorities of keeping property taxes low, job opportunities high, and pushing back government waste. Her lifetime experience also gives her a particular passion for issues such as mental health care, opioid abuse, medical costs, protecting life, and strong families.