The Cerebral Palsy Education Centre (CPEC) is an independent not for profit organisation complying with State Government requirements and regulations.
Garry has been Chairman since CPEC's inception in 2001. He was a volunteer for nearly twenty years for the benefit of children with Cerebral Palsy, their families and the staff who attend conductive education based Early Intervention and extended after school education programs at CPEC. In 2008 Garry was made full time Chief Executive Officer of CPEC.
Ex officio Claire was the founder of the education services that were established in May 1987. Please refer to her staff profile for more information.
Sue has been a member of the Board since 2001, serving as the Treasurer from 2001-2012. Sue is an accountant with a Bachelor of Business (Accounting) and she works as a bookkeeper. She has worked in various roles with the National Australia Bank and as Faculty Resources Coordinator for the Pro Vice Chancellor of Business at Swinburne University. Sue is married to Tom and has three children, Mitch, Jon and Brooke. Brooke has ataxic Cerebral Palsy and attends CPEC.
Martin has been associated with CPEC for over 13 years. Connor, his eldest son, has CP Quadriplegia & has been through the early intervention programme & now attends the afterschool programme. He also has another son with very mild CP Hemiplegia. Mackenzie has also been through the early intervention programme. Martin has worked for the past 14 years at Optus Communication in the Mobile Deployment area within Networks. “Yes” they build all the new infrastructure for the southern part of Australia (VIC, TAS, SA, WA & NT). He manages the financial side to the business as well as assists around 60 project managers & engineers.
His dream for CPEC is as follows: "We have a Rolls Royce service, and we need to let everyone who deals with CP in the world have a ride in our Rolls Royce."