International Executive Team
Mutua Mahiaini, International President
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 age 10 and was later discipled by The Navigators. Mutua spent two years in France earning his master's degree as a professor of French. He taught French in Kenya for two years before joining Navigator staff in 1981. Mutua was appointed as the Navigator country leader of Kenya in 1986. In 1995 he moved to Côte d’Ivoire to lead the national work. In 1998, Mutua was appointed regional director of Africa. He and his wife, Stephanie, have four adult children and a daughter-in-law.
Alan Ch'ng, International Vice President
Alan 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, Alan came on staff with The Navigators in 1979. In 1984, Alan returned to Malaysia where he served as a staff trainer and campus director. He served as the Navigator country leader for Malaysia from 1988 until 1999. In 2006, the Asian Navigators selected Alan as the regional director of the Asia-Pacific work. Alan is married to Connie and they are blessed with three adult sons.
David Lyons, International Vice President
David Lyons met Christ at a Billy Graham Crusade. His wife, Renée, 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 2004, the Lyons family moved to Colorado Springs to serve as Director of International Operations. David took on the role of International Vice President in January 2010. David co-authored a book with his sister titled Don’t Waste the Pain. The book, along with an interactive website with the same name, provide a valuable resource for people who want to grow through the hardships of life.
Eddie Broussard, International Vice President
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. From 1998 to 2014, Eddie served on the U.S. National Leadership Team. The focus of his work during those years was to support ministries among African Americans, Asian Americans, Hispanics, and Native Americans in the U.S. Eddie and his wife, Barbie, were married in 1996.
Bulus Silas Bossan, International Vice President
Bulus Silas Bossan joined the International Executive Team in September 2018. A Nigerian, he previously served as regional director of the Navigator work in Africa. Raised in a Christian home, his walk with God grew in college through a Navigator campus ministry in Nigeria. He later served as the Navigator country leader for Nigeria. Over the years, he and his family have also lived in Uganda and Kenya. Bulus says that serving God in Africa has helped him understand the critical needs of the human heart: emptiness, fear and guilt. "I am convinced that God alone is the answer to all three," he says. Bulus and his wife, Salama, have four adult daughters.