Our Board

Emma Cockburn

Co-Founder Emma is the mother of Georgina. Emma has a Bachelor of Education, Bachelor of Teaching, and is on leave from primary school teaching after her fourth child. Since the accident, Emma has focused her time and energy into awareness and prevention of Low-Speed Run-Over accidents. Emma and husband Peter received the Australia Day Mayoral Award at the Young Australian Day Awards ceremony, in January 2012 for their effort and commitment in raising community awareness about these accidents.

Scott Murray

Scott has worked as an Accountant since obtaining his degree in 2002. He was admitted as a partner of Tester Porter Services in July 2008 and continues to work with his vast number of rural and business clients.  Scott has a young family and believes the aim of the foundation is important for those with young families.

Craig Filmer

Craig has a career in Local Government, whose chosen profession is in Health & Building Surveillance and Town Planning.  His 27 years in regulatory, policy and now management spheres of his chosen profession see him as an asset to the Board.  Craig is passionate about grass roots policy change making a difference all the way up to common sense national legislation, uniformly and consistently applied.  He is committed to the Board, its aims and has admiration and loyalty for the strength and courage of conviction displayed by Emma, Peter and their family, in the work of this Foundation.

Joanne Garlick

Chairperson Joanne is the aunt of Georgina.  Joanne has a 20 year career in nursing management and marketing.  Joanne holds a Bachelor of Health Science and a Masters in Management, supported by extensive experience in the not-for-profit setting.  Joanne is fully committed to help realise the dreams and goals of the Foundation.

James Sheehan

James has worked as an Accountant with Tester Porter Services since 2008 and graduated from Charles Sturt University in 2013. James joined the committee of Georgina Josephine Foundation in 2015 to bring his experience in executive positions with other community organisations to the table. James is committed to seeing the increased awareness of Driveway and Garage safety and education, as well as being a part of the Foundation’s growth.