MSBA Government Relations Team


Grace Keliher

MSBA Director of Government Relations

gkeliher@mnmsba.org

Grace Keliher joined MSBA in 2003. Grace served in the Minnesota Senate from 2001 to 2002, where she served on an education committee and two education subcommittees. Grace also served 10 years on the Albert Lea Area School Board.


Denise Dittrich

MSBA Associate Director of Government Relations

ddittrich@mnmsba.org

Denise Dittrich joined MSBA in 2013. Denise served in the Minnesota House of Representatives from 2005 to 2012, where she served on various education finance and education policy committees. Denise also served seven years on the Anoka-Hennepin School Board and 15 years as an elementary school teacher.

Kimberley Dunn Lewis

Consultant to MSBA

klewis@mnmsba.org

Kimberely joined MSBA in 2016. Kimberley most recently led the advocacy efforts for Robbinsdale Area Schools’ Legislative Action Coalition, bringing together parents and community members to lend a voice to education policy and funding. Also, she works as communications chair with the district’s education foundation. Before her introduction to public education, Kim managed a national computer consulting firm. She has a B.A. in Journalism from the University of St. Thomas.