The Deputy President supports the President and is mentored by President, and stands in for the President if he/she is not available. The Deputy President chairs the Policy Committee [which ensures that the SASP constitution is maintained and relevant, to enable the SASP NEC to fulfill their duties as outlined in the constitution, and assists other portfolios in the development of SASP policies, position statements and procedures in line with those of WCPT]. The Deputy President also chairs the Peer Review Committee, which assesses, educates and advises members of the SASP about ethical rules and conduct through the voluntary peer review process.