Meet our Directors and Foundation Board members


Director and Foundation President

Cheryl-Lea has lived in Brisbane her whole life, except for a 6 month stint in Italy in 2000 where she played softball. She retired from softball at a young age (24yrs old) and only started playing again when she qualified to play Masters (35 yrs old) with the Play for a Cure team.  Cheryl-Lea is very passionate about finding a cure for cancer as many of her family and friends have been affected by this disease, and joined Play for a Cure as a board member in 2013.


Director and Foundation Vice President

Anne is an inaugural P4AC board member and remains heavily involved in softball.  Anne was involved with the Qld U19 team as an Assistant Coach and Head coach for 10 years, winning the national championships in 2014.  Anne continues to coach and play at club level and has done so for over 30 years.  Anne works full time in the Queensland Police Service, and has for 25+ years, after receiving her teacher’s degree.


Charity founder,
Co. Secretary, Director, Foundation Secretary and Treasurer

Leigh works full time and has for over 35+ years, in the banking and telecommunications industries.  Leigh has been having involved in all types of sport for the majority of her life as either a player, manager, coach or administrator, including 4 years as President of Brisbane Softball Association. Leigh remains in softball, coaching for 10+ years in her local competition. Leigh was born and raised in Brisbane.  Except for a six year stint in Sydney, Leigh has lived in either Brisbane or the Gold Coast all her life.  Leigh lives with her partner Peter and their doggos and loves fundraising, sport, travelling and reading.


Director and Board Member

Brooke is an inaugural P4AC Director whose softball career has taken her all over the world and to 3 Olympic games (96, 00, 04). Brooke has been inducted into the International Softball Federation, Australian Softball Federation, and the Softball Queensland Hall of Fame. Brooke continues to give back to the younger generation and was a Qld U19 coach for 9 years. Brooke has also worked on the administration side of softball, being a former Brisbane Softball Association Vice President and currently works with Softball Australia. Brooke is married to Lachlan and has 2 young girls.


Board Member

Carrie aspires to the vision of P4AC to find a cure for cancer and joins the board to work towards making a difference.  As an advocate for early childhood education, she has worked with young children for 30+ years of her career.  During this time, she has been touched by children with cancer and aspires to never see that happen to another child.    She has played softball for 40+ years, representing QLD a number of times during her career and continues to play and support young softballers.