Alice Garland

Vice Chair at SECU

Alice Garland helped start the N.C. Education Lottery and served as its top executive from August 2010 – March 2018. She held many positions with the North American Association of State and Provincial Lotteries, the professional association representing the lottery industry in the United States and Canada, and chaired the association's Responsible Gaming Committee. Garland also served as Vice President of the Multi-State Lottery Association, a nonprofit organization which operates the two major jackpot games, Powerball and Mega Millions, on behalf of its member lotteries, and served on its Development Committee.

Garland is a member of the Lottery Hall of Fame and received the Lottery Statesperson award. She also received the inaugural Arch Gleason Industry Award for Responsible Gambling Leadership and the National Council on Responsible Gaming Annual Advocacy Award, the only lottery employee to receive this award. For more than 34 years, Garland served in state and local government executive posts handling governmental affairs and communications. She received a bachelor's degree from the College of William and Mary with a major in urban studies and a master's degree in city and regional planning from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Garland has been a member of the Raleigh Kiwanis Club for 26 years, was the first female president and is a past president. She serves on the Wake County SPCA Advisory Board. She has also served on the board of directors of the Public School Forum, the N.C. Environmental Management Commission, the N.C. Center for Public Policy Research, and the N.C. Professional Lobbyists Association.


  • Vice Chair

    Current role

  • Secretary, Treasurer