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Goals and Accomplishments
Goals and Accomplishments Timeline
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2004
Organized the Joshua Brown Foundation and established a Board of Directors through the Community Foundation of Northwest Georgia

Drafted Joshua’s Law and found sponsor for legislation—Sen. Preston Smith

2005
Passed Joshua’s Law in the Georgia General Assembly

Established the Cartersville High School driver education center

Opened offices at the A.L. Burruss Institute of Public Service, Kennesaw State University

Partnered with the National Safety Council and University of Georgia Traffic Injury Prevention Institute PRIDE Program

Developed the Teen Safety Research Center at the Burruss Institute

Established the Georgia TRIP and community law enforcement relationships

2006    ~~ Back to top ~~
Held Joshua’s Day at the Georgia General Assembly and awarded Teen Safety Legislators of the Year

Partnered with the Burruss Institute in an Hispanic DUI project with the Cobb County Courts

Established a relationship with the MAKUS Foundation, a Tennessee teen victim non-profit

Developed the TeensRemembered.org website

Created the national Integrated Driver Training consortium

Organized the TeensRemembered.org Teen Advisory Board, an organization comprised of teen victim families and friends

Developed an Hispanic Teen Parent Training Program

Invited to attend the National Academies Institute of Medicine Committee on Contributions from the Behavioral and Social Sciences—Reduction and Prevention of Teen Motor Crashes

Sponsored the 21st Century Driver Education International Workshop

Organized the Teen Safety Research Center Technical Advisory Board of international DE specialists

Spoke at the STIPTA Conference at the invitation of the CDC

Opened the NTRC Salt Lake City, Utah, offices through a partnership with Applied Simulation Technology, Inc.

Working with the public and private sectors in the development of a network of teen driving research classrooms throughout America

2007     ~~ Back to top ~~
Visited 30 school boards across the state of Georgia to educate them about 21st Century Driver’s Education

Spoke about 21st Century Driver’s Education at National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in Cooperstown

Began integrating Corporate America into our foundation by adding Emilio Lopez, the Regional Health and Safety Manager from UPS to our board of directors

Worked on teen driving legislation similar to Joshua’s Law in New York, was passed into law in 2009

Successfully completed our three year grant from Anheuser‐Busch grant for the 21st Century Driver’s Education classroom in Cartersville High School

Organized and held the first annual Joshua Brown Foundation Golf Tournament at Chateau Elan

Attended the annual National Transportation Research Board meeting in Washington, DC and spoke at the Teen Driving Committee hearing

Teen fatalities were down by 5% in 2006 thanks to the efforts of Joshua’s Law and increased awareness about 21st Century Driver’s Education

Continued multi‐year Risk Assessment Study with the A.L. Burruss Institute at Kennesaw State University

Made a presentation to UPS executive in Atlanta about the state of teen driving and 21st Century Driver’s Education

Co-sponsored events with Anheuser‐Busch such as Bring Your Child To Work Day and racing appearances by Andy Pilgrim

Added 27 kids to TeensRemembered, rebuilt site, traffic increase 13% over 2006

2008    ~~ Back to top ~~
20% decrease in teen fatalities (15-19) in 2007 (83) over 2006 (104) (Source: Fatality Analysis Reporting System)

Succeeded in increasing the number of high schools teaching driver’s education to over 130 (Source: DDS)

Continued multi‐year Risk Assessment Study with the A.L. Burruss Institute at Kennesaw State University

Worked with several states to form legislation similar to Joshua’s Law

Succeeded in lobbying legislators to delay the sunset of Joshua’s Law until 2013

Formed partnership with Kia to distribute cars to all Georgia public high school

Obtained a grant from UPS to do community-related projects for driver’s education awareness across the state

Rebuilt Joshua Brown Foundation website to be more accessible with more information

Added 29 kids to TeensRemembered.org, rebuilt site, traffic increase 22% over 2007

Invited to speak at the 2009 annual GDTSEA (Georgia Driver and Traffic Safety Education Association) conference

Successfully lobbied against online defensive driver’s education, which was vetoed by the governor

Continued integrating Corporate America into our foundation by adding Mark Clare, AT&T’s Director of Southeast Sales Operations to our board of directors

Spoke at several public events to increase awareness for parents and teens about driver’s education
Visited 22 school boards across the state of Georgia to educate them about 21st Century Driver’s Education

Attended 2008 Green Cross for Safety Medal Banquet and continued to further relationship with UPS executives

Refurbished seven older SSI simulators from Cartersville High School and will donate them to Boys and Girls Club and Boy Scouts in 2009

Formed partnership with Caution and Courteous Driver Alliance to be the official spokesman

Began research study with the A.L. Burruss Institute at Kennesaw State University to study driver education methodology

Helped multiple school districts obtain Joshua’s Law money from the Georgia Driver’s Education Commission