Alumni Board Member
Class of 1987
Deanna S. Alexander, O.D., F.A.A.O graduated with her doctor of optometry from the University of California at Berkeley. She is a Colorado native and attended the University of Colorado at Boulder for her undergraduate degree.
Dr. Alexander is a past President of the Colorado Optometric Association, served as President of the Southwest Council of Optometry, and is a Fellow in the American Academy of Optometry. The Colorado Optometric Association awarded Dr. Alexander with the 2008 Optometrist of the Year and the 2012 Distinguished Service Award. In 2009, she was honored to be selected as the national Optometrist of the Year by the American Optometric Association for her volunteer work in optometry. In 2015, she was chosen as Optometrist of the Year for the thirteen state GWCO region.
Deanna has been involved in legislative work in Colorado for over 25 years. She has been the state legislative chair for Colorado since 2007. She is currently the chair of the AOA State Government Relations Committee and a member of the AOA Advocacy Executive Committee.
Dr. Alexander is in full time private group practice in Fort Collins, Colorado. Along with her specialty in working with the partially sighted, she practices full scope primary care optometry.