National Leadership

Grant Dibden is the National Director of the Navigators. He served 26 years as an Army Officer before moving on to Navigators Staff full time in 2005. Along with his National Director responsibilities, he is currently discipling several businessmen. He has a passion for generational ministry and is thankful to God for allowing him to pursue this full time. He has studied theology at Ridley College and has a BTh from Sydney Missionary and Bible College. Grant is married to Jeanette and they have three sons.

Grant has a National Leadership Team and a National Council that assists him to lead 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 also works for NSW TAFE in Ballina.

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

Bruce Clarke leads our Melbourne City ministry and is our Missions Director. He is a recently retired Distinguished Senior Technical Specialist with Telstra.

Phil McMaster heads our military stream. He is based in Canberra and also disciples some cadets at ADFA.

National Council

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

Tami Brown is involved in our Sydney work helping her husband, Scott, lead it. She also disciples a number of young women.

Ali Burns works part time as a Nurse Unit Manager at the Defence Hospital, and full time as a mum of 5 children.

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

Frank Mapperson is a co-leader on the Melbourne City Leadership Team and leads the Melbourne Support 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.

Luke Midena heads our workplace ministry in Canberra and is a member of the Canberra Leadership Team. He is also involved in student ministry at ANU.

Cat Muir is a Paramedic in Brisbane where she is discipling young women and is a member of the Brisbane Leadership Team.

Andy Utley heads a ministry at Monash University in Melbourne.  He also catches up with some people in their workplace.


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:

Grant Dibden, Navigators National Director

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

Taryn Donohue, Lawyer

Janice Lai, Senior Client Advisor

Mark Morrison, Environmental Economist and Marketer

Russell Skelton, Manager

Mike Swan, (Chairman) Consultant

Ian Watts, a retired RAAF Officer

Phil McMaster, Military Community Leader

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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