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..

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..

Summary of October DTB meeting

This month’s Dons Trust Board meeting was held on Thursday 10 October 2013.

With the Club’s ambition to return to a new stadium in Merton gathering momentum following the recent joint Galliard/AFC Wimbledon submission to Merton Council, inevitably most of this month’s meeting focused on that one topic.

The Football Club Board had invited representatives from the stadium architects to the meeting to brief the DT Board on the latest design proposals. Their detailed and highly-professional presentation was followed by an..

Summary of September DTB meeting

The Dons Trust Board (DTB) held its monthly meeting on Monday 9 September.

The first item of business was the approval of the minutes for 7 August’s meeting.  Some of the detail in these minutes has had to be redacted because of  the commercial nature of the discussions, particularly around the stadium proposals.   The amended minutes will be published shortly on the DT website.

Club Chief Executive, Erik Samuelson, then gave the regular monthly report of the Football Club Board..

Welcome Back! says DT Chairman Matt Breach (from the Wycombe programme)

Dons Trust Board chair Matthew Breach summarises what the trust has been up to during the summer and what’s coming up over the next few months.

On behalf of the Dons Trust Board I’d like to welcome back to The Cherry Red Records Stadium all our members and fans for this first home league game after the summer break. I’d also like to give a warm welcome to our opponents today, fellow supporters-owned club Wycombe Wanderers. Any side that is..