August’s Board Meeting Summary

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

This meeting started with apologies for absence from Nigel Higgs and Erik Samuelson.  Matt Breach  (the DTB Chair) opened the meeting noting that the draft minutes from July’s Board meetings had only been circulated earlier this week, so that DTB members had not had..

July’s Board Meeting Summary

The Dons Trust Board (DTB) held its regular monthly meeting at The Cherry Red Records Stadium on Thursday, July 13. Ahead of publication of the redacted minutes, Hannah Kitcher summarises the main points that were discussed.

The DTB were joined by club chief executive Erik Samuelson, who gave an update on the tendering process for the build of the new stadium and the rationale behind the FCB’s recommendation of preferred tenderer. The selection was ratified by the DTB subject to..

31st August – SGM

Our next special general meeting (SGM) will be held at the Cherry Red Records Stadium on Thursday, August 31, starting at 7.30 pm. It will take place in the back bar.

 

This is the second of three general meetings to be held this year. These meetings are opportunities for members and the Dons Trust Board to discuss policies and developments within the organisation, for members to ask questions of the board and for you the members to hold us accountable..

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..

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..

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..

April SGM rescheduled

The Dons Trust Board has decided to reschedule the SGM that was pencilled in for April 27 until early June. We will communicate the new date as soon as possible.

As many of you will have seen in Erik Samuelson’s recent programme/web article, things are progressing well on the new stadium project but the Section 106/Development Agreement is still being finalised, and we are also awaiting responses to our request for tenders from potential construction partners.

Rather than hold the..