Steer has been a member of missions interlink for a number of years.

At Steer Incorporated we are governed by our Board of Directors and Council who all give their time voluntarily.

Missions Interlink brings together Australian mission agencies who comply with the Missions Interlink Standards Statement (updated March 2019).

Our Directors

Donald Naunton

  • Bachelor of Agricultural Science
  • Advanced Diploma in Counselling and Family Therapy

Richard Lincoln Dickins

  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours)
  • Diploma of Education
  • Doctor of Philosophy

Thian (Ian) H Teh

  • Bachelor of Commerce/LLB
  • General Counsel (Australia and Malaysia)
  • More than 25 Years in commercial law and company secretarial matters (Australia and Malaysia)

Rodney William White

  • Business Manager
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Nigel Donald Leed

  • Bachelor of Applied Science (Computing),
  • Bachelor of Business (Accounting)
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Caryn Chan

  • Grad Dip of Applied Corporate Governance 
  • Chartered Accountant 
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting & Finance) 

Investment advisory committee

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Nigel Donald Leed

  • Bachelor of Applied Science (Computing),
  • Bachelor of Business (Accounting)
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Fraser William holt

  • Bachelor of Business (Accounting)

  • Fellow Chartered Accountant

  • Certified Financial Planner®

  • Accredited Aged Care Professional™



  • Actuary – Institute of Actuaries of Australia (2010)
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA) – Mt Eliza (UoQ) / Melbourne Business School (2003)
  • Master of Arts (MA) Majoring in Funds Management – Macquarie University (1995)



Garth, along with his wife Melinda, have a 36 year history in Mission and Pastoral Ministry.

Garth serves Steer with a desire to see more people enabled to support the missions or ministries that are dear to their heart. He strives to support his staff to use their skills to get the best outcomes for all Steer Partners.

You may have met Garth at your home as he and Melinda travel extensively to meet and encourage Steer Partners around Australia.


  • Donald Naunton B Agr Sc
  • Richard L Dickins BA (Hons) PhD, Dip Ed
  • Raymond D Emmins
  • Colin L Falls
  • Claire O Harris CA
  • Fraser W Holt CA CFP
  • Robert J Lang CA
  • Nigel D Leed BAppSc (Computing) BBus (Accounting)
  • Nigel D Mason CPA
  • Ian C Rowse
  • Thian (Ian) Teh BComm/LLB
  • Rodney W White
  • William F Renshaw FCA, OAM
  • George Ashley
  • McCracken & McCracken


Steer is incorporated under the Corporations Act 2001 as a company limited by guarantee. It is registered with, and reports through, the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC). To search for Steer on the ACNC website use the full name “Steer Incorporated”.

An independent, registered auditor audits our financial records annually and an annual financial report is filed with the Australian Charities and Not-for-profit Commission.

For more information please view Steer’s ASIC Identification Statement.

Because Steer Incorporated is a tax exempt charity, income earned by us is distributed to missions and outreach both in Australia and overseas.