Committee and Leadership

The Increase Association is led and governed by an international Committee.

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The Committee meets on Zoom regularly. 

Top row: Anneta Vyssotskaya, Tanka Subedi, Graham Aylett,

Bottom row: Jiries Habash, Miyung Do, Qaiser Julius

Dr Anneta Vysotskaya

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is Chair of the Increase Committee. Anneta is the General Director of ORTA, which provides Russian language TEE materials to Russian speakers worldwide. She was a member of the Religious Liberty Commission of the World Evangelical Alliance from 2005 until 2018. Before COVID-19 Anneta travelled regularly in Central Asia assisting the indigenous TEE groups. She is also a Christian journalist and writer.

Tanka Subedi

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grew up in the western part of Nepal. In college days he became active as a disciple-maker among fellow students. Engaged and trained with the student movement, he caught a vision for the growing Church in Nepal and its need for grassroots level teaching and training. This led him to take up the translation of SEAN TEE materials. He is now Director of the Institute for Theological Education by Extension in Nepal, ITEEN. He is also very active in working for religious liberty in Nepal.

Dr Qaiser Julius

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has nearly twenty years of experience with the Open Theological Seminary in Pakistan, first as a translator, editor and head of the Course Development Department and then as Director since 2003. He has a PhD from the Melbourne School of Theology, in Australia, and is living in Lahore, Pakistan. He is Coordinator of the Langham Preaching Program in Pakistan, and a member of the Asia Theological Association’s Commission for Accreditation and Educational Development.

Rev Dr Graham Aylett

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served with the national TEE programme in Mongolia for fourteen years. Graham is Vice-Chair of the Trustees of SEAN International, a provider of TEE courses globally, a member of the Asia Theological Association’s Commission on Accreditation and Educational Development, and currently serves as Increase's General Secretary.

Jiries Habash

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is a former Director of the Program for Theological Education by Extension (PTEE) which provides evangelical theological education throughout the Arab world. He was one of the founders of the PTEE, and served as Chair from 1981 until 2013, when he became the Executive Director. He is an architect by profession and lives in Jordan.

Miyung Do 

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is originally from South Korea. After university she served in the Middle East, working mainly with women and children. From 2003 until 2021, she was in Central Asia as an Interserve mission partner, and she served on one of the TEE national teams in Central Asia and contributed to developing TEE national teams across the Central Asian region. She has been an Increase Equipper since 2016. Together with her Central Asian colleagues, she is currently writing a new TEE course for Central Asian believers from a Muslim background.

Executive Team:

The administrative and support work of the Increase Association is done by the Executive Team.

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Rev Dr Graham Aylett

General Secretary. Graham has been an Interserve partner since 1998, served with TEE in Mongolia and continues to advise national TEE movements in Asia. Graham was commissioned as General Secretary at the Virtual Conference in March 2021.

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Rev Rosana Longgat

Equippers Coordinator. Rosanna is a pastor from the Philippines and also Director of TEE at her church, the Bethany Fellowship. The Equippers are the ‘hands and feet’ of Increase, a group of about twenty people, experienced in different aspects of TEE or church-based training, who give time every year to serve the Association. Rosana has been an Equipper for many years herself.

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Rev Aaron Tham

Operations Manager. Aaron has a passion for evangelism and discipleship and has been involved with Alpha in Malaysia for years. He was a pastor at Petaling Jaya Evangelical Free Church for 20 years. Aaron became involved in TEE Malaysia in 2017 when the team was looking into translating Abundant Light. Aaron had been involved in 'Faith Comes By Hearing' which makes audio Bibles available for oral cultures. Aaron experienced the dynamics of TEE first hand when he went through the Life of Christ series as a student himself.

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Rev Dr Lyn Pearson

Partnerships Coordinator. Lyn has been an Increase Equipper since 2015, and, with Graham, helping to coordinate the Equippers Team since 2018. She was elected as a member of the Increase Committee at the November 2017 Conference in Chiang Mai. She’s been especially involved in supporting TEE in the South Pacific and Southeast Asia.