Gretchen Rydin was elected to the Littleton City Council in 2021 to a four-year At Large term. She was subsequently elected by her peers on the council to serve as Mayor Pro Tem for the next two years.
Gretchen Rydin is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) and Licensed Addiction Counselor (LAC). She earned a bachelor of arts from Brigham Young University, and a master’s degree in Social Work from Howard University. She is a therapist specializing in trauma and addiction for individuals, couples, and groups.
She is a member of the Denver Pops Orchestra and performs regularly at her church. She plays the violin and viola and is starting to learn the ukulele. She believes music is another way to connect with people.