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Organising Committee


The Governor’s Prayer Breakfast is an important event in the calendar of the wider Christian community of Western Australia and the organising committee is dedicated to its continued growth, success and relevance. It is organised on a ‘not for profit’ basis by an incorporated, voluntary committee which has no denominational allegiance.



Our current committee members are:


Trevor Stiles

Trevor served for nine years in the Royal Australian Navy from 1963 – 1972, seeing active service in Brunei and Vietnam. He was also serving on HMAS Hobart in 1968, when it was hit by friendly fire, killing two and injuring sixteen crew members. After leaving the Navy Trevor returned to Perth where he worked…

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Paul Whitfield

Paul Whitfield works for City Bible Forum, helping people investigate the meaning of life. Paul became a Christian whilst at university where he studied Psychology before working in Human Resources. He left behind the glamour of the Bureau of Statistics to study theology and now works for City Bible Forum full time. Paul lives with…

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Joachim Tan

Joachim, who is married to Amanda, currently works in Energy. Previously, Joachim was involved in assisting not-for-profit organisations such as the Nganyatjarra Council, Association of Independent Schools, Catholic Education Office, Surf Life Saving WA, Royal Flying Doctors Service and Lifeline WA. He also serves on the Singapore Chamber of Commerce (WA) and the Singapore Western…

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Bruce Dodd

Bruce recently retired as Regional Commissioner for the Australian Securities and Investment Commission in which role he ran the WA office of the Commission.  He had direct responsibility for the national Emerging Mining and Resources team and the local enforcement and investigation teams.   Prior to that Bruce was a senior partner in the international…

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Scott Ingram

Scott’s experience in the marketing and communications industry means I bring deep insight into the ever-evolving, fast-paced digital landscape, it’s relevance, and how business owners and organisation leaders can benefit. He is very people-oriented, and works hard to build relationships as well as businesses. He’s earned a reputation among clients for going above and beyond,…

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Ben Johnston

Ben Johnston came to Perth to serve as the Lead Pastor of Subiaco Church in 2012. This is the same church where his brother Graham served for over 20 years. Ben has served as Senior Pastor of Grace Presbyterian Church (Peoria, IL, USA) and Galveston Bible Church (Texas). Ben has been involved with the National…

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Rhys Vallance

Rhys has a Bachelor level qualification in Political Science and International Relations and a Masters degree in Law, Policy and Government.He worked for nearly four years as the WA Director for the Australian Christian Lobby, after working within the programmes department at the Youth for Christ WA branch for three and a half years. He…

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