Dons Trust Board election result

The result of this year’s Dons Trust Board election was announced at last night’s Trust AGM. The votes cast were as follows:

Matthew Breach 609 Sean McLaughlin 467 Tim Hillyer 440 Cormac van der Hoeven 370 Tom Adam 395 Nigel Higgs 540

Turnout was 27%.

With four spots on the board up for election, Matthew Breach, Nigel Higgs, Sean McLaughlin and Tim Hillyer were therefore elected. Commiserations and ‘thank you’ for standing to Tom Adam and Cormac van der Hoeven.

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Board meeting summaries now online

The Dons Trust Board held two meetings in November. The summaries of these have been available exclusively to Trust members via the Trust Webjam for the past month but are now available to the wider fanbase.

Read the summary of the November 3 board meeting Read the summary of the November 10 board meeting

The redacted minutes of the November 3 meeting are also available. We hope to have the minutes for the September, October and November 10 meetings online soon –..

November’s board meeting summary

The Dons Trust Board (DTB) held its regular monthly meeting at the Cherry Red Records Stadium on Thursday, November 10. (You can read a summary of an additional meeting held earlier in November.) Ahead of publication of the redacted minutes, this article summarises the main points that were discussed.

The meeting was joined by the club’s stadium consultant, Andrew Williams, who along with club chief executive Erik Samuelson gave the DTB an update on the project. Trust members will be..

Additional November board meeting summary

The Dons Trust Board (DTB) held an additional meeting in November, on Thursday, November 3. Ahead of publication of the redacted minutes, this article summarises the main points that were raised.

This additional meeting was held so that the regularly monthly meeting, scheduled for November 10, can be devoted mostly to stadium-related matters, and to address several issues that recent board meetings haven’t had time to discuss due to the time devoted to the new-stadium project.

The meeting started with..

‘Ask the board’ section added to the Trust Webjam

The Trust Webjam now has an ‘Ask the board’ forum thread so that members can ask direct questions to specific board members.

The forum thread also outlines the current allocation of responsibilities within the Trust board, so that when asking your question you know which board members have responsibility for different areas.

Why not ‘Subscribe’ to this forum thread so that you receive email notifications when someone posts in it?

Don’t forget that the Trust Webjam is a secure, Trust-members-only..

More content on the Trust Webjam

The summary of another Dons Trust Board (DTB) meeting held in November is now online for members on the Trust Webjam. The DTB held two meetings this month, and the summaries from both meetings are available.

Don’t forget that the Trust Webjam also provides a forum for you to interact not just with all of the DTB and other members, but especially with the candidates who are standing for election to the board this year.

October’s board meeting summary

The Dons Trust Board (DTB) held its monthly meeting at The Cherry Red Records Stadium on Monday, October 17. Ahead of publication of the redacted minutes, this article summarises the main points that were discussed.

As usual, the start of the meeting was joined by Erik Samuelson, club chief executive, to talk through issues relating to the club. The first topic covered was progress with the new stadium, where Erik gave an update on progress with both the Section 106..