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Who Is Involved

The Mustard Seed Organization is managed by a board of committee based Perth, Western Australia and a group of dedicated men and women who work in Myanmar on site at the orphanage in Yangon looking after the children and widows.


Albert Sanders (Board Member / Chairman)

Rene Out (Board Member / Treasurer)

Rene lives in Perth Western Australia. Contact details are +61 0433 040 856 (mobile) and

Julian Bull (Board Member)

Julian has been in pastoral ministry for 40 years and currently pastor of Mandurah WPC WA. He has made 18 visits to Myanmar over the last 13 years for the purpose of preaching and teaching the Word of God to Pastors, staff, students and orphans.

Tony Marsh (Board Member/Website Admin.) Tony is a deacon at WPCBC in Perth and volunteers as a chaplain for Boys Brigades.  Tony works as an exploration geophysicist at an oil and gas company in the Perth CBD area. 

Des Burne (Board Member)

Des lives in Perth, Western Australia and is married to Tricia. Des was theologically trained in the Perth, London, and Wales where he also preached and taught in various Christian ministries. Des along with Tricia have made various trips to Myanmar to help at the Mustard Seed Organisation and lectured at the Hosanna Bible College. Des and Tricia currently worship at an independent Reformed Christian Church in Perth.

Colin Burne (Board Member)

Colin has recently been appointed as a Board Member. Colin has been involved in Christian ministry for over 38 years serving in a number of churches. He is currently an Elder at the Lynwood Christian Church. Colin has worked in State and Local Governments for 45 years mainly in Administration, Finance, Strategic Planning and Compliance.

Tony Walker (Board Member)

I am a Teaching Elder under the Westminster Presbytery of Western Australia. I served as a Prison Chaplain for over 10 years in the WA Prison System. I am now retired and live in Mandurah with my wife Lynda. I have two adult children, Connor and Scarlet. I have made several trips to Myanmar and have a passion to share Christs love in Myanmar.



Timothy & Mawi Te (Co-Founders)

Tim and his wife Mawi Te are the responsible for the day to day running of the orphanage in Myanmar. They have 3 children of their own but consider the orphans as their children. 

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