Rural Community Builder Name: Gretchen Schlie

Community: Madras and Culver

Role: Community Service Specialist at the library; City Councilor

What is one word or phrase that describes this person as an RCB: Creative community champion!

Recognized by: Sienna Fitzpatrick

Tell us a bit about what you appreciate about them as an RCB: Gretchen tirelessly pursues opportunities to do good in the community she lives in by becoming a City Councilor (Culver) and the community she works in by bringing to life tons of community projects and supporting downtown businesses (Madras). She is a maverick of energy, ideas, and passion, and she knows how to get things done.