International Executive Team Bios

Mutua Mahiaini became the fifth International President of The Navigators in April 2015. He and his wife, Stephanie, moved to Colorado Springs from Nairobi, Kenya in April 2012 when Mutua began his role as International Vice President. Mutua committed his life to Christ at the age of 10 and was...

Mike Treneer served as International President for 10 years, passing his leadership to Mutua Mahiaini in April 2015. He and his wife, Chris, both British citizens, left their respective careers as a chemical engineer and as a nurse, and joined Navigator staff to lead a university ministry. During...

David Lyons met Christ at a Billy Graham Crusade. His wife, RenĂ©e, opened her heart to Christ while growing up in a pastor’s home. They began working with the Navigator Collegiate Ministry at Virginia Tech and then directed the U.S. Navigators International Student Ministry for 15 years. In...

Mike & Audrey Shamy are both New Zealanders. Mike has a B.A. in Education and History from the University of Canterbury in Christchurch and Audrey is a nurse. From 1973-79, Mike taught history in a high school, then joined Navigator staff in 1980. From 1989-96 Mike led the ministries...

Alan officially joined the International Executive Team in January 2013. He was born and raised in Penang, Malaysia and comes from a Taoist Buddhist background. He met Christ through The Navigators while studying at the University of Melbourne, Australia in 1973. After working as an accountant...

Eddie Broussard joined Navigator staff  and started working with students at the University of Illinois in 1980. In 1992, Eddie earned a master’s degree from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. He then joined the CoMission movement to help reach people in the post-Soviet countries...