IMG_6143Magnus Linder – Executive Officer

(M.A. Church Leadership, B.Th., Dip. Min.)

Magnus serves as the Executive Officer of Churches Housing and hopes to see the Church become part of the solution to a growing affordability crisis in housing. He has previously served as an Assistant Director with ANGLICARE Sydney (Advocacy and Partnerships) and previously served as State Director with two different international Christian mission agencies (OMF International and then with OM Australia). In a previous lifetime he served with what is now called Fire and Rescue NSW as a professional fire-fighter and training officer. Magnus is passionate about God’s mission to express hope and love to all people, particularly the poor, the weak, the marginalised and the vulnerable. He also serves on the Executive Leadership team of a small missional church in Ermington, called Riverside.


Rob Powell – Project Manager

(MICT, M.A.(Theology), B.Th., Dip. Min., Dip. Comp.)

Rob serves as Project manager looking after IT, Financial Modelling and Statistical Analysis & Research. He has served previously in the Anglican Church and worked in IT as a Systems Analyst with Wormald International and AGB Research. Rob currently worships at St Hilda’s Anglican Church in Katoomba.

Donna Easthorpe – Office Administrator

Donna has been with Churches Housing since March 2012 as the Office Administrator.  Completing degrees in Human Movement and Education, she sought a career change after 20 years in secondary education.   Donna is highly motivated to use the skills gained in the vocation of teaching and apply them to educating the church sector on how they can be a part of the solution to providing safe, secure and affordable housing for all Australians.


Kathy Goodfellow – Financial Officer

Kathy Goodfellow is our part time Finance Officer.  She is an accountant who has worked in the non-profit sector for many years in various management roles. She enjoys the slower pace at Churches Housing.  In her spare time she is training to become a Financial Counsellor and enjoys spending time with her 6 grandchildren.