CalendarREMINDER: Annual General Meetings on Thursday

Dons Trust members and AFCW PLC shareholders are reminded that the Annual General Meetings take place here at The Cherry Red Records Stadium on Thursday 20 December. The Dons Trust’s AGM will start at 7.30pm and will be followed by the AFCW PLC AGM.

Besides the formal business to be conducted, the meeting will be an opportunity to quiz board members about progress during the year and share your views on current issues facing the Trust and Club.

Papers for..

Dons Trust LogoDons Trust 2018 board elections results

The Election Steering Group undertook the count of votes from the Dons Trust elections before the match on Saturday 8 December.

1,268 votes were cast, representing a turnout of 44%. The four successful candidates were Hannah Kitcher (760 votes), Rob Crane (500 votes), Luke MacKenzie (496 votes) and Anna Kingsley (476 votes). They will take up their role following the AGM on 20 December.

The Dons Trust Board is grateful to the Election Steering Group, led by..

Dons Trust SGMPapers now online for Dons Trust AGM on 20 December

The Dons Trust’s 2018 Annual General Meeting will be held on Thursday 20 December 2018 at The Cherry Red Records Stadium, starting at 7.30pm.

The papers for the meeting are now online and can be viewed here.

This year, to help inform discussions at the AGM, a review of the year has been included with the covering letter.

The AFCW PLC annual report and accounts have not yet been made available but will be published via the..

Junior Dons Gifts - football, waterbottle and capDiversity and inclusion update

Dons Trust Board member Jane Lonsdale has an update on the work she is involved in for the Trust.

On the Dons Trust page of the matchday programme against Fleetwood last March, I wrote about the setting up of the Trust’s Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) working group. The group, which I chair, has met three times now. It has representatives from most of the diversity-protected characteristics (which include gender, race and disability) and includes members from the Dons Trust and..

Tell us what you think!

Launching the consultation on the new stadium!

The Dons Trust Board Stadium Committee is keen to make the matchday experience as enjoyable as possible for you at the new Stadium in Wimbledon.

The consultation will take place over several months, but before we get into discussions around the things people would most like in the new stadium, we would like to get an insight into the here and now.

Therefore, to kick off the consultation with..

AFC Wimbledon Golden Goals TicketGolden Goals at Southend United Game

The winning ticket, for £100, for the Southend United game was the ticket saying Own goal, Minute any (claimed).

The second winning ticket, for £25, was Player 3, Minute 45 (unclaimed).

Please visit the Golden Goals page to find out how to claim your prize if you are the holder of that ticket.

Please hold onto your ticket and, if the holder of the ticket does not come forward, a random draw will be made and the result announced on the Golden Goals webpage.

Dons Trust LogoOctober’s Board Meeting Summary

The Dons Trust Board (DTB) held its usual monthly board meeting at the Cherry Red Records Stadium on Monday 8 October 2018. Ahead of publication of the redacted minutes, this article summarises the main points discussed.

The meeting was attended by DTB members Matthew Breach, Mark Davis (Chair), Colin Dipple, Roger Evans, Nigel Higgs, Tim Hillyer, Cormac van der Hoeven, Jane Lonsdale and Sean McLaughlin; also DT Secretariat members Tom Brown, Terry Langford  and Hannah Kitcher.

The DTB were joined..

Plough Lane street signUpdate from the Stadium Committee

At the recent Dons Trust SGM, there were various questions about the new stadium so the Don Trust’s Stadium Committee (Roger Evans, Colin Dipple and Sean McLaughlin) are issuing an update on their activities.

Over the past few weeks, the committee has had frequent meetings with Erik Samuelson, responsible for delivering the stadium, Joe Palmer, leading on defining much of the infrastructure, and Joe Giordano, the stadium project manager.  In addition, Colin Dipple has attended several meetings where the revised..

Support needed for vital roles in the Dons Trust

As announced at the November SGM, Tom Brown will shortly be stepping down as Secretary, having recently moved to a demanding new role in his professional career. Tom has made great strides to develop the secretariat function of the Trust during his tenure of nearly two years and the board is grateful to Tom for his support.

We are now advertising for a new Secretary to replace Tom. This is an unpaid role but offers a great opportunity for someone..

2018 Dons Trust Election: meet the candidates

Voting for the Dons Trust Board elections 2018 is now open!

All Dons Trust members should by now have received either their forms in the post (if you have previously indicated that you want to receive communications from the Trust in hard copy) or via an email from secretary@thedonstrust.org headed “Dons Trust Board Elections 2018 – Voting now open.” It will contain a link to enable you to vote.

If you can’t see the email in your inbox, check your junk/spam folder.

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