Debbie Alexander

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA - NOVEMBER 26: New Board memebers, front row from left are Merril King, Barry Hendricks, vice president, Gideon Sam, president and Hajeera Kajee, deputy president. Back row: mark Alexander, Les Williams, Kobus Marais and Debbie Alexander during the SASCOC Board elections at Olympic House on November 26, 2016 in Johannesburg, South Africa. (Photo by Wessel Oosthuizen/Gallo Images)

Alexander served as the President of Triathlon South Africa (TSA) between 2009 and 2016 and as vice-president between 2007-2009. She served as a member of the SASCOC High Performance Advisory Committee and the Medical and Anti-Doping Commission as the psychology representative. She is the 1st vice-president of the African Triathlon Union (ATU) Executive Board and in 2016 was re-elected to the International Triathlon Union (ITU) Executive Board Member where previously her portfolios included the paratriathlon, coaching and technical committees. Prior to that she served on the ITU Para-Triathlon Committee. She represented both TSA and the ITU in numerous capacities nationally and internationally from attending the SRSA National Sports Indaba to being on the Competition Jury for Triathlon at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. She has a string of qualifications behind her name including a PhD in neuropsychology/sport, she is a Clinical Psychologist by profession and works in the health sector and academia.