Members’ views sought by Supporters Direct/Daily Mail

Dons Trust members’ views are being sought on the way the club, other clubs and the EFL in general is being run on, behalf of the Daily Mail.

A survey has been posted on the Trust Webjam seeking the views of fans about the way their club, other clubs and the EFL in general is run.

Trust members who have already registered to use the Trust Webjam can log in and visit the forum to take part in the survey.

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February’s board meeting summary

The Dons Trust Board (DTB) held its regular monthly meeting at the Cherry Red Records Stadium on Thursday, February 16. Ahead of publication of the redacted minutes, this article summarises the main points that were discussed.

The start of the meeting was attended by John Dolan, chair of the Election Steering Group, who had earlier submitted a report into last year’s board election and proposed election rules for 2017. The report touched on:

voter engagement –the need to engage with..

Support for LOFT

The Dons Trust Board has expressed its support for fans of Leyton Orient as they battle to ensure the survival of their club.

The East London club are currently bottom of the Football League and struggling with debts. A recent High Court winding-up hearing gave them until mid-June to pay off debts.

On their website, Leyton Orient Fans’ Trust (LOFT) recently wrote: “While the best solution to Leyton Orient’s situation is for [current club owner Francesco] Becchetti to sell the..

January’s board meeting summary

The Dons Trust Board (DTB) held its regular monthly meeting on Thursday, January 19, 2017. Ahead of publication of the redacted minutes, this article summarises the main points that were raised.

As this was the first Trust board meeting since the recent election, the first task was to elect officers. Matthew Breach was re-elected chair, Mark Davis was re-elected deputy chair, and Sean McLaughlin was re-elected treasurer. The meeting welcomed Tim Hillyer to the board following his election and agreed..

Wanted: secretary, communications volunteers and minute takers

Can you help the Dons Trust as its new secretary, supporting communications with members or as a minute taker?

Rob McGlinchey, the Trust’s current secretary, plans to stand down in the spring due to pressures of work. To give a feel for what the role of the secretary is you can access the current job description.

While replacing Rob, we would also like to look at the workload carried by the rest of the Trust’s secretariat, including those who assist..

More exclusive content on the Trust Webjam

The summary of January’s Dons Trust Board meeting has now been published for members on the Trust Webjam. It will remain there exclusively for members before being duplicated on this website in a month’s time.

Later this week we will be uploading to the Trust Webjam an article about the work being done to introduce a customer relationship management system (CRM system) to the club.

Don’t forget you can use the Trust Webjam to interact with other Trust members and..

Stadium presentation on the Trust Webjam

The Dons Trust AGM held on Thursday, December 8 included a presentation and Q&A session on the new stadium, given by project manager Andrew Williams and club chief executive Erik Samuelson. Thanks to volunteers who videoed and edited the presentation, it is now available exclusively to Trust members on the Trust Webjam.

We also videoed other sections of the AGM and these will be posted exclusively on the Trust Webjam site over the next few weeks. So if you weren’t..