Gretchen Persbacker has been a member of ADF since 2000 and is a former senior druid of Tear of the Cloud Grove.  She is also a member of the ADF Artisans Guild.

Gretchen has a bachelor's degree in Landscape Architecture and has been fascinated by the plant kingdom since childhood.  She and her husband, Chris, live in a cozy house surrounded by oak trees.  They share their home with their cat, Samantha, their dog, Dakota, and often host Dakota's friends, Molly and Buddy, and they try to keep the dust bunny population under control.