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Triathlon ACT Board 2020-21:
The Triathlon ACT Board is responsible for overseeing the organisation of Triathlon, Duathlon, Aquathlon and Multisport events. Each year Board members are elected at the Annual General Meeting and serve a term of two years. The current Board consists of the following people:
President: Sally Hamilton
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Vice President: Angharad Llewellyn
Treasurer: Leeanne Tennant
General Member: Steve Hough
After competing with teams in triathlons for a couple of years, I completed my first solo triathlon in 1999. Having found that my fast-twitch fibres no longer existed, I decided that I was best suited to triathlons that gave me plenty of time to finish so I’ve done quite a few ½ Ironman races and 8 Ironman triathlons since then. Short and multi-day adventure races also caught my interest in the mid ‘90s. After being a board member and vice president of the Vikings Tri Club for several years I found myself on the TACT Board (still not sure how that happened), vice president and became president in a period of change within TACT, on the national scene and within Triathlon Australia – that change is still happening. I very much enjoy working with a great bunch of people on the TACT Board and in the TACT office. During that time I also developed a keen interest in the organisation and running of triathlons. After a period of learning how to set up and run a race, including jointly managing the Australian Duathlon Championships in 2007, I “flew solo” as a Race Director several years ago. Hopefully this season will be my last on the race organisation side of TACT so that I can compete in a full season of TACT races – unfortunately, the fast guys in my age group are still racing.
General Member: Matthew Haustead
My dream was to be an elite tennis player and win the Australian Open. Injury scuttled that dream, but the lessons I learned from my time in elite sport - both as a participant and then as a coach - are deeply valuable. I used these experiences combined with a double degree to deliver school programs and events, as an intern for Triathlon ACT in 2015. During this time I raced and was also support crew to my inspirational partner. After doing a stint in the public service in the learning and development sector, I moved across to the private sector with KPMG, where I have been consulting to large government and private enterprise organisations. Outside of my professional life I can be found soaking up the sunshine being active and healthy. I am a keen golfer and enjoy the pressure that comes with sinking the winning putt. I look forward to bringing my experiences in business and sport to the board at Triathlon ACT, to help our community grow.
General Member: Yoann Colin
Following an 8% shooting accuracy rate in my first season of basketball and the realisation that fast-twitch fibres weren’t a thing for me, I was diplomatically guided by my parents towards endurance sports from a young age. I came over from Melbourne to Canberra in 2017, being fortunate enough to have been a recipient of the Tuckwell Scholarship to ANU and am currently in my third year of a Bachelor of Actuarial Studies and Bachelor of Medical Science which has been very rewarding. During this time, I’ve also been running an online high school tutoring business across Victoria, ACT and NSW. I started triathlon 2 years ago, and more recently joined JT Multisport in the lead up to my preparation for the World Championships this year. As altruistic as it might sound, I’ve chosen to be on this board for a purely selfish reason- the self satisfaction of making a difference for others, in an area of my life that I am super passionate about. I am very excited to start working with all the other talented members of the TACT board!
General Member: Lucas Haydon