Ms. Garland is the Executive Director of The National Ballet of Canada, which she has held since 2002. Ms. Garland`s experience spans the corporate and cultural sector. She was a Partner of the A.J. Diamond Associates, Architects and Planners, Vice-President, Planning and Design, Eastern Region for BCE Development in Toronto and Vice President, Planning and Design and Senior Vice President, Corporate Real Estate with CIBC Development Corporation.
Before joining the National Ballet of Canada, Ms. Garland held the position of Executive Director for the Canadian Opera House Corporation. Ms. Garland has served on numerous boards, including the Boards of Trustees of the United Way of Greater Toronto and Ryerson University. She is currently a provincial appointee to the Board of the Waterfront Toronto. As well, she is a member of the Advisory Board for Habitat for Humanity.