David Schaeffer has many years of experience in church ministry and leadership including involvement in the pioneering or re-pioneering of eleven Churches. He held the positions of State Chairman and National Executive member for International Network of Churches (formerly Christian Outreach Centre) overseeing a large number of Churches and pastors.
David’s wife Tuula is a Community Facilitator, helping to create a sense of community in new housing estates by visiting new homes, organising events, starting interest groups and networking with community partners such as schools Churches and community groups. She is an accomplished musician, public speaker and event manager.
David’s interests and passions include early Australian history, golf, tennis and seeing people realize their potential. Together with Tuula they enjoy traveling, a good laugh, and spending time with their family and friends over a good meal. David and Tuula live in North West Sydney. Between them they have 5 children and 6 grandchildren.