Gretchen Hilyard serves as a director for the Garver Black Hilyard Family Foundation. The GBH family foundation areas of focus are litter prevention research, educational scholarships, as well as beautification of parks, trails, waterways and gardens. As a former teacher, Gretchen is passionate about educating America’s youngest how to properly dispose of litter and the benefits of recycling. In addition to her active role at Garver Real Estate, volunteering in her community, Gretchen also serves on the Dean’s Council for the School of Education and Human Development at Texas A&M her alma mater. Gretchen and her husband, Alan, reside in Houston, Texas where they have raised their two children.