Lise Freking

Director of Strategic Marketing and Communications

Department: Administration
Office: L-319
Phone: 651-450-3551


Lisé Freking, JD, is the director of strategic marketing and communications at Dakota County Technical College and Inver Hills Community College. Lisé is responsible for the strategic direction for marketing, branding, and communications for both colleges. She also serves as the DCTC and Inver Hills public information officer and leads the marketing, public relations, graphic design, and web development teams.

Lisé is currently a co-chair on the Minnesota State Womxn in Higher Education Employee Resource Group, a programming and resource committee member on the National Council for Marketing & Public Relations (NCMPR), an ambassador for the Dakota County Regional Chamber of Commerce (DCRCC), and a member of the Community Relations Committee on the Dakota-Scott Workforce Development Board. She previously held positions at Thomson Reuters in strategic product and customer marketing, product management and development, and legal editorial operations.

Lisé holds a Juris Doctor (J.D.) from John Marshall Law School in Chicago and a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Journalism and Spanish from the University of Wisconsin–Madison. She earned a TESOL graduate certificate from St. Cloud State University, a mini-MBA certificate from the Opus School of Business at St. Thomas University in Minneapolis, and a Paralegal certificate from Roosevelt University in Chicago.

Education Credentials

Certificate (CERT) - Majors: Business Administration and Management, - University of St Thomas

Paralegal Certificate (CERT) - Majors: Legal Assistant/Paralegal - Roosevelt University

Juris Doctorate (JD) - Majors: Law - John Marshall Law School

Bachelor of Arts (BA) - Majors: Journalism and Spanish - University Of Wisconsin-Madison

Lise Freking