National Leadership

The Navigators have a National Leadership Team and a National Council that leads the work. Each Member brings a perspective from their local ministry and their own gifting and heart to feed into discussions.

National Leadership Team

Robert Bolton leads the work to pioneer a Brisbane City Ministry and recently retired from NSW TAFE in Ballina.

Scott Brown is the Sydney leader and also heads our National Apprenticeship Training Program.

Bruce Clarke is on the Melbourne Leadership Team and is our Missions Director. He is a recently retired Distinguished Senior Technical Specialist with Telstra.

Grant Dibden is the National Director of the Navigators and the Anglican Bishop to the Australian Defence Force.

National Council

The National Council consists of the National Leadership Team and the following people:

Tami Brown is a member of the Sydney Leadership Team and disciples a number of young women personally.

Ali Burns works as a Nurse Unit Manager at the Defence Hospital.

Kayla Dibden is our National Marketing and Fundraising Manager, and lives in Sydney.

Frank Mapperson is a member of the Melbourne Leadership Team. He is self-employed as a process management consultant.

Dave McIntosh is a member of the Sydney Leadership team and serves as our Campus Director at Macquarie University.

Phil McMaster is an Army Officer who disciples cadets at the Royal Military College and others in the military community in Canberra.


Board of Directors

The Australian Navigators Limited is an incorporated Company with a Board of Directors which gives accountability and governance to the Company. The Board members are:

Mike Johnson, (Chair) Melbourne City Leader and former US Navy Nuclear Submarine Engineer

Jeff Buckpitt, a retired Senior Executive and member of the Canberra Leadership Team

Grant Dibden, Navigators National Director

Taryn Donohue, Lawyer

Janice Lai, Senior Client Advisor

Mark Morrison, Environmental Economist and Marketer

Russell Skelton, Manager

Ian Watts, a retired RAAF Officer

Company Secretary

Lynn Shim

ABN 26 001 294 677

A public company limited by Guarantee and not having a share capital.

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