Brian served with OM in administration and church work in India and Pakistan for 12 years. He now works as Business Manager, managing the day to day operations of AMT, and overseeing the accounts department – financial support of its workers being a key service of AMT. He became AMT's Executive Director from November 2010. He is married to Hiltrud, and they have two sons. Brian is an elder at Kuraby Christian Church.
As a highly qualified school teacher, Wendy spent two years (1983-1984) in PNG teaching at the Mt Hagen MAF International School, before returning to Brisbane and working with Scripture Union. In 1991, as leader of SU Kenya, she was based in Mombasa and worked in local schools and with a number of Bible clubs. As well as having contact with children, Wendy ran training workshops for Sunday School teachers and assisted them in the preparation of teaching aids. From 1993 Wendy travelled to many African countries to promote the work of SU and to train SU staff. In 1996 Wendy resigned as Director of SU Kenya and used her teaching and other skills for SU organisations across Africa, basing herself in Nairobi. In 1999 she was asked to be the SU International Children's Co-ordinator, which necessitated worldwide travel. She was involved in the planning of the first Kids' Games program which was held in Cairo, and facilitated the writing of a curriculum for future events. Wendy was also involved in Children At Risk consultations. In 2003 she left Nairobi and returned to Brisbane, where she continued her SU International role. She still travels frequently training and resourcing children ministry leaders. She took over as Personnel Administrator when Sylvia Cowell retired in mid-April 2014, after over nine years of AMT service. Wendy is responsible for liaising with and providing pastoral care to AMT missionaries. She still continues her involvement with SU.
Debbie helps Brian with the accounts through receipt and disbursement of funds to Christian workers worldwide. She also has various administrative and reception duties in the AMT office and is responsible for the bookings of the AMT villas in Brisbane and Sydney and the AMT car in Brisbane, and corresponding with AMT workers as well as sending cards and gifts to MKs. She is married to Kevan, a church pastor, and they have two married children.
Keith and his wife Bronwen taught the Goodall children in Romania in 2004-2006, and more recently he lectured at the GLO Training centre. Keith has joined AMT in a voluntary capacity as our much-needed Mission Promoter, and will be visiting churches and other groups to inform and educate about what AMT does and what resources we provide. Keith and Bronwen live opn the Sunshine Coast and have three married children.
Andrew has been responsible for the development and maintenance of AMT's website since late 2004; the preparation and sending of Global Prayer Matters weekly; and the maintenance of the Australian Brethren Churches list (Notice of Meetings). From September 2007 he took over the production of the Serving Together magazine, and became editor in November 2010. He is a General Practitioner with diplomas in counselling and photography. He is married to Christina, and they have two young sons.
Board Of Directors
BRISBANE Gordon Cowell (chairman), Keith Cruickshank, Ken Newton
HOBART David Ferguson
MELBOURNE Elaine Meers, Rob Ottosson
PERTH Terry Parsons
SYDNEY Peter McCrindle, Juliette Hackett
BALLINA Shelley Moss