May’s board meeting summary

The Dons Trust Board (DTB) held its regular monthly meeting on Thursday, May 11, 2017. Ahead of publication of the redacted minutes, this article summarises the main points that were raised.

The majority of the meeting was taken up with stadium-related matters, with club chief executive Erik Samuelson and our stadium project manager Andrew Williams joining to give the Trust board an update and take questions.

Erik and Andrew started by running through a report that had been submitted to..

June’s board meeting summary

The Dons Trust Board (DTB) held its regular monthly meeting at the Cherry Red Records Stadium on Monday, June 12. Ahead of publication of the redacted minutes, this article summarises the main points that were discussed.

The meeting started with apologies for absence during which it was noted that, due to time pressures, Matt Spriegel had stepped down from the board. The board thanked Matt for his commitment since being co-opted, before discussing without definite conclusion their next steps, as engaging with younger..

Latest board meeting summaries available

The summary of July’s Dons Trust Board meeting is now available for members on the Trust Webjam. The previous month’s summary, for June’s meeting, is now online on this website. 

Remember that the Trust Webjam gives you a secure members-only environment in which you can ask the elected Dons Trust Board members any questions that you have and discuss issues with other Trust members.

If you missed your email invite to sign up for free to the Trust Webjam, email the..

April’s board meeting summary

The Dons Trust Board (DTB) held its regular monthly meeting at the Cherry Red Records Stadium on Monday, April 10. Ahead of publication of the redacted minutes, this article summarises the main points that were discussed.

As is usual, the start of the meeting was joined by club chief executive Erik Samuelson, who gave an update on the tendering process (outlined by him in a recent programme article) and financing of the new stadium. The DTB discussed with Erik the..

Matt Spriegel steps down from board

Matt Spriegel has stepped down from his voluntary role on the Dons Trust Board due to growing commitments to Wimbledon Cricket Club and Surrey County Cricket Club.

A former first-class cricketer with Surrey and a Dons fan since childhood, Matt was co-opted onto the Dons Trust Board in August 2016 with a remit to help the Trust engage with younger fans aged 16–35.

But since then his involvement with both Wimbledon CC and Surrey CCC has increased and he has..

Surveys close this week

Two Dons Trust surveys close at the end of this week – don’t miss your opportunity to have your say. Both surveys were launched before the recent SGM.

The elections survey asks how you feel about the current process for elections to the Dons Trust Board. The ethical sponsorship survey seeks your views on whether there are types of sponsorship that we shouldn’t accept given our ethos as a fan-owned, community club.

Both surveys will close on Sunday night (June..

Live text updates from SGM

Our next general meeting is on Monday, June 5, starting at 7.30 pm in the back bar at the Cherry Red Records Stadium. The meeting will include a presentation on the new stadium, plus the usual opportunity to ask questions of the Dons Trust Board about any topic.

If you are a Trust member but are unable to attend, we will be trialling using the Trust Webjam to give live text updates from the meeting. Please log in to the..

Papers for June’s SGM

Last week the formal announcement of the upcoming SGM was sent to all members. However, due to an administrative oversight, the agenda and the minutes from last December’s AGM were not included.

These will be sent out by email later this week but you can also see the invite letter and agenda on this website.

Please accept our apologies for this mistake.

SGM date confirmed

Our next special general meeting (SGM) will be held at the Cherry Red Records Stadium on Monday, June 5, starting at 7.30 pm. It will take place in the back bar.

The meeting will include a presentation on the latest regarding our new stadium, plus the usual opportunity to ask questions of the Dons Trust Board about any topic.

Official invite letters and the agenda will be sent to members very soon, but please put the date in your diary…

Latest board meeting summary available on the Trust Webjam

The Dons Trust Board held their regular monthly meeting last week. The summary of the meeting is now available for Trust members via the free-to-join Trust Webjam.

Trust members can read May’s summary on the Trust Webjam. If you’re a Trust member but haven’t signed up for the Trust Webjam, please email our webmaster and he will send you another invite.

Remember that the Trust Webjam exists to allow you to engage in discussions with fellow Trust members and..