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. She was also Executive Director of The National Ballet of Canada from 2002-2013.
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, Ryerson University, Waterfront Toronto, and the Advisory Board for Habitat for Humanity. She is currently a member of the Board of Toronto Civic Theatres, and Artscape.