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.

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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..

March’s board meeting summary

The Dons Trust Board (DTB) held its regular monthly meeting on Monday, March 20, 2017. Ahead of publication of the redacted minutes, this article summarises the main points that were raised.

Unfortunately Erik Samuelson, football club chief executive, wasn’t able to attend the meeting, but he had submitted his monthly report in advance. It included:

an update on the transfer tribunal for Will Mannion (anticipated to be heard some time in April or May) news of a further payment from..

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..

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..