Our Team

Arrow Leadership is made up of multiple teams that make our organisation go further! Each member brings so much to our organsiation. We can’t wait to meet you. Feel free to get in touch!

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Staff

Our staff look after the operationalisation of Arrow Leadership.

Nathain Secker

Nathain Secker

Executive Director

Nathain joined Arrow Leadership Australia in June 2023. An Arrow Emerging Leader Graduate himself (Arrow 3 1999/2000) he highly values the impact Arrow has for leaders within Australian Churches, not-for-profit, and educational spaces. “Some 90% of those engaged in Arrow Leadership Australia programs remain in vocational ministry, yet it is the personal stories of those whose lives and ministries that have been transformed and invigorated that underscores the importance and value of Arrow” Nathain has served in pastoral, ministry training development roles, and Christian higher education.

Cath Tallack

Cath Tallack

Emerging Leaders and Rise Program Director

Cath joined Arrow Leadership in 2017 as the Emerging Leaders Program Director. She began pastoral ministry at Gateway Baptist Church as the Children’s Pastor in 2009 and as Generations Pastor. Cath is passionate about seeing leaders developed and be given the opportunities to achieve the potential that God has placed within them. Cath is married to Michael, who is a doctor and together they are parents to Henry and Oliver.

Kylie Butler

Kylie Butler

Executive Leaders Program Director and Coaching Director

Kylie joined the staff team in 2021. Kylie has served as CEO, consultant, pastor, leader and coach with many organisations. She served as the Managing Director of Christian Coaching Institute (CCI) prior to CCI combining with Arrow in 2022. Kylie is married to Adam and they have two children, Toby and Lily, and live on the Mornington Peninsula in Victoria.

Liesel Houghton

Liesel Houghton

Program Manager

Liesel has been at Arrow since 2013 and is passionate about creating experiences and environments that exceed peoples expectations and provide space for transformation. She loves a good travel hack and is always up for an adventure especially if it includes a theme park. Liesel is an Arrow Leader after completing the Arrow Emerging Leaders Program in North America in their 45th cohort in 2017/2018.

Rachael Buttigieg

Rachael Buttigieg

Finance Manager and Company Secretary

Rachael joined Arrow Leadership in 2021. She has previously held finance roles in both corporate and not-for-profit organisations. Rachael loves to read great fiction of almost any genre. Rachael is married to Nathan, who is an Arrow Leader, and together they are parents to Mercy, Eli, and Ari.

Ken Morgan

Ken Morgan

Mission Development Manager

Since 1998 Ken Morgan has worked as a consultant, trainer and coach to church planters, church ministers and NFP leaders across Australia and beyond. He’s into old Holdens and old Maton guitars.  A graduate of Tabor College, Victoria University and the Family Systems Institute, he makes his home in Melbourne.

Chris Williams

Chris Williams

Coaching Manager

Christine is one of our Professional Pastoral Supervisors
and is an accredited International Coach. She currently serves as the Chair of the Board for her local church and was the Director of Operations and Pastor for over 15 years. She loves getting away in God’s creation and is passionate about working with people who want to develop and grow in their leadership.

Leanne Hill

Leanne Hill

Coach Mastery and Organisational Client Manager

Leanne has been involved in pastoral and admin roles over many years and is passionate about walking alongside people as they discover who they are and who they are to become. For fun Leanne loves hanging out with friends and her favourite meal of the day is brunch. She is married to Andrew, has amazing adult children and is loving her latest role of Grandma.

Peta Bilton

Peta Bilton

Marketing and Communications Officer

Peta joined the Arrow team in 2022. Peta has worked and served in para-church and local ministry since 2015. She is passionate about people and seeing leaders flourish in their own faith as well as their leadership. You will often find Peta advising organisations on their impact or enjoying a surf.

Tia Perazza

Tia Perazza

Administration Assistant

Tia is a past participant of Arrow Rise and loves completing some of the detailed tasks that contribute to the Arrow experience. She is passionate about young leaders and invests her time into the Youth Ministry at Hillsong Church. Tia is also a Barista, and when she is not working, she is often spending quality time with friends and family.

Coaching Team

Our wonderful Coaches are available for coaching and training throughout the year. 

Kylie Butler

Kylie Butler

Coaching Director

Kylie joined the staff team in 2021. Kylie has served as CEO, consultant, pastor, leader and coach with many organisations. She served as the Managing Director of Christian Coaching Institute (CCI) prior to CCI combining with Arrow in 2022. Kylie is married to Adam and they have two children, Toby and Lily, and live on the Mornington Peninsula in Victoria.

Chris Williams

Chris Williams

Coaching Manager

Christine is one our Professional Pastoral Supervisors
and is an accredited International Coach. She currently serves as the Chair of Board for her local church and was the Director of Operations and Pastor for over 15 years. She loves getting away in God’s creation and is passionate about working with people who want to develop and grow in their leadership.

Brian Holden

Brian Holden

Leadership Coach and Trainer

Brian joined the coaching team in 2017 and is a highly experienced leadership development and coaching expert, with over 15 years of experience helping individuals and teams unlock their full potential. With a background in pastoral work spanning nearly two decades, Brian brings a unique perspective and skill set to his coaching practice. He is a devoted husband to Bethany and a proud father of two daughters.

John Wall

John Wall

Leadership Coach and Trainer

John is one of our Leadership Coaches, working with Arrow Leadership since 2018. He has held a variety of roles across areas in Pastoral Ministry, Training and working with Job Seekers. John is married to Melanie and has 3 adult children, one married and one amazing Grand Daughter!

Laura Young

Laura Young

Leadership Coach and Assessor

Laura joined the Arrow Coaching team in 2018 and loves seeing the power of good questions in every day conversations. Laura is energised by seeing the Church and leaders at their best, and has served in pastoral and coaching roles over the years. She loves family time, dancing at Elance Ballet School, the enneagram, reading and crazy rollercoasters with her husband.

Janet Woodlock

Janet Woodlock

Trainer and Coach

Janet is a teacher and chaplain with Kilvington Grammar School. She has been a coach and coach trainer for over 10 years, and has had ministry roles with the National Council of Churches in Australia, Churches of Christ in Australia, and Churches of Christ in Victoria and Tasmania. She lives in Melbourne with her husband Roger, sons Daniel and Matthew, and Poppy the Wonder Dog.

Glenda Holbrook

Glenda Holbrook

Leadership Coach

Glenda is continuing her passion of helping Christian leaders grow in their relationship with God and all He has for them. Glenda has completed a Cert IV in Christian Leadership Coaching, an Advanced Diploma in Christian Counselling and Family Therapy, a Graduate Diploma in Educational Administration and Bachelor of Ministry studies. Glenda is married with 2 adult children and 6 grandchildren.

Liesel Houghton

Liesel Houghton

Leadership Coach and Trainer

Liesel has been at Arrow since 2013 and is passionate about creating experiences and environments that exceed peoples expectations and provide space for transformation. She loves a good travel hack and is always up for an adventure especially if it includes a theme park. Liesel is an Arrow Leader after completing the Arrow Emerging Leaders Program in North America in their 45th cohort in 2017/2018.

Sarah Bruchmuller

Sarah Bruchmuller

Coach

Sarah has a Cert IV in Youth Work & Christian Ministry & Theology. A Bachelor in Outdoor Education sub majoring in Psychology. A Graduate Diploma at Tabor Bible college. Sarah has worked 15+ years on the front line with people facing highly vulnerable situations in the Youth, Family & Disability fields. As a mum of two young boys, she turned her experience into developing others through coaching completing the Arrow Coaching Mastery.

Candice Hung

Candice Hung

Coach

Candice is an Associate Certified Coach with the International Coaching Federation. She has 20+ years ministry experience and over 15 years of leadership and coaching experience in professional business environments. Candice is a Certified iEQ9 Enneagram Practitioner, Mental Fitness Coach and an Organisational Relationship Systems Practitioner.
Candice is married to Andy and has 2 children (Misia and Micah), and lives in Melbourne, Australia.

Sharon Tomkins

Sharon Tomkins

Coach

Sharon has served as campus pastor, leader and coach in the UK and NZ. She currently holds a leadership position at her church.  She is credentialed by the International Coaching Federation, as an Associate Certified Coach and by HCANZA as a Health Coach. She has an NZQA VI Diploma in Professional Coaching, Cert V in Health Coaching and has logged over 1000+ coaching hours. S She is married to Brett; they have three grown-up children and two daughters-in-law (Josiah & Katie, Samuel & Bethan, and Annia).

Board 

Our board look after our governance and the direction of Arrow Leadership Australia.

Mike Stevens

Mike Stevens

Board Chair

Mike also serves as the Lead Pastor at Clovercrest Baptist Church.

Des Ong

Des Ong

Board Vice-Chair

Des also serves as the director at Future Leader Group.

Anna Burke

Anna Burke

Board Member

Anna has over 20 years of fundraising and marketing experience in both corporate and not-for-profit organisations. She currently works at a property start-up called Hotel Marketplace.

Dr Tim Hawkes

Dr Tim Hawkes

Board Member

Tim is also an educator, social commentator and authors.

Keith Hanslow

Keith Hanslow

Board Member

Keith also serves as a consultant at Millens.

Cath Berryman

Cath Berryman

Board Member

Cath also serves as the CEO of ESA Country Ministries.

Nathain Secker

Nathain Secker

Executive Director

Nathain joined Arrow Leadership Australia in June 2023.

Program Team

Our program team carry the heart of Arrow Leadership across the programs that they lead.

Arrow 26 –  Emerging Leaders Program

Anthony Palmieri

Anthony Palmieri

Arrow 10, WA State Leader

Roxanne Lawler

Roxanne Lawler

Arrow 16, NSW State Leader

Brad Case

Brad Case

Arrow 15, QLD State Leader

Andrew Foster

Andrew Foster

Arrow 19, SA State Leader

Peter Carolane

Peter Carolane

Arrow 5, VIC State Leader

Arrow 27 –  Senior Leaders Program

Tim Hanna

Tim Hanna

Program Director

Susan Elsmore

Susan Elsmore

Arrow Exec 7, QLD State Leader

Anthony Palmieri

Anthony Palmieri

Arrow 10, SA & WA State Leader

John Jeffries

John Jeffries

VIC & TAS State Leader

Exec 14 –  Executive Leaders Program

Kate Petersen

Kate Petersen

Arrow Exec 7, QLD State Leader

Des Ong

Des Ong

Arrow Exec 7, NSW State Leader

Simon Warrick

Simon Warrick

Arrow Exec 13, VIC State Leader

Martin Conway

Martin Conway

Arrow Exec 4, NSW State Leader

Kylie Clark

Kylie Clark

Arrow Exec 6, SA State Leader

Rise 2 – Arrow Rise Program

Matthew Peters

Matthew Peters

Arrow 23, SA State Leader

Sarah Alarcon

Sarah Alarcon

Arrow 24, NSW State Leader

Liesel Houghton

Liesel Houghton

QLD State Leader

Sam Farmilo

Sam Farmilo

VIC State Leader