Gretchen Dobervich serves as the Public Health Policy Manager for the American Indian Public Health Resource Center in the Public Health Department at North Dakota State University.
Gretchen received her Bachelor of Social Work from Minot State University and is a licensed social worker in the state of North Dakota. Previously, Gretchen was the Vice President- North Dakota for the Minnesota-North Dakota Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association. She has over 20 years’ experience working in geriatrics including care giving, social engagement, professional and community education, care consultation, policy, admission and marketing.
Gretchen has presented at national conferences and events for various organizations, including the Administration on Aging, Council of State Governments, Volunteers of America and the American Aging Society. Gretchen currently serves as President of the North Dakota Rural Health Association. She is a member of the National and North Dakota Public Health Associations, American Legion Auxiliary, ND Farmers Union and is a trustee of the Awesome Foundation of Cass and Clay Counties. Gretchen was appointed to the North Dakota House of Representative in 2016. She serves on the Industry, Business and Labor, and Transportation committees. Her interim committees are Health Services and Health Care Reform. Gretchen and her husband, Eric, live in Fargo.