Our Board

Peter Cockburn

Co-Founder and Vice Chair, Peter is the father of Georgina. Peter is a builder who has been in the construction industry for 20 years. As the driver of the vehicle that ran over his daughter, he fully understands the effect these incidents have on everyone involved, and why it is so important to prevent them from happening to others. 

Jim Appleby

Jim is the current manager of Downer Roads and Infrastructure’s Reconomy program. Jim was previously the National General Manager – Road Surfacing
Infrastructure Services for Downer, and well understands the importance of the Low Speed Vehicle Run Over prevention message for the industrial world, as well as for the home environment.

Tracey Laybutt


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.

Craig Pratt