Garland Draper is a retired Navy Captain (reserve) who has lived in the Boise area for 10 years. She has one daughter who is an active duty Air Force Engineering Office in Salt Lake City and a second daughter who is doing a gap year as a high school exchange student in Germany.
Garland has a BS in International Business and a Master's degree in Library Science. In addition to her Navy career, Garland has worked in the corporate world for 25 years, from a small boutique recruiter firm to a medium size defense contractor to large companies like HP and Safeway Corporate. She also has experience working for the City of Boise and State Health and Welfare Department. Currently, Garland works as a Process Analyst and Data Manager for a Large Healthcare System in Boise.