2018 Dons Trust Election: meet the candidates

Voting for the Dons Trust Board elections 2018 is now open!

All Dons Trust members should by now have received either their forms in the post (if you have previously indicated that you want to receive communications from the Trust in hard copy) or via an email from secretary@thedonstrust.org headed “Dons Trust Board Elections 2018 – Voting now open.” It will contain a link to enable you to vote.

If you can’t see the email in your inbox, check your junk/spam folder.

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Dons Trust Election interviews

Interviews with the two candidates standing for election to The Dons Trust Board who were not able to attend Saturday’s YouTube session have now been arranged for Monday 12 November.

The two candidates are:

Tim Hillyer Matt Breach

These interviews, which will be recorded and not live, will be conducted by members of the 9yrspodcast team, but will feature questions submitted by Trust members.

If you would like to submit a question to candidates, you can do so..

Dons Trust Board elections – interviews with candidates

Interviews with candidates standing for election to The Dons Trust Board will be broadcast live this Saturday, 10 November, on YouTube.

These interviews will be conducted by members of the 9yrspodcast team, but will feature questions submitted by Trust members.

Trust members who would like to submit a question to candidates can do so in two ways:

Email your question, citing your DT Membership Number, to 9yrs@may14.co.uk, and please indicate which candidate you are directing your question towards. Submit your question while watching..

Caution Sign - 2018 Elections AheadDons Trust elections – make sure you are eligible to vote

The full list of candidates and their proposers has now been added to the elections webpage, as well as a link to the candidates’ manifestos. Members will be contacted, either by post or by email, on or around 10 November with an invitation to cast their votes.

Existing members of the Trust who wish to vote in the election, but whose membership has not yet been renewed, must make sure that they have renewed their membership before the end..

Caution Sign - 2018 Elections Ahead2018 Dons Trust Board Elections

The Dons Trust is pleased to announce the start of the 2018 board election process.

The timetable for the election has been revised since our initial announcement, and prospective candidates now have until 6 pm on 13 October to submit their nomination paperwork. 

Visit thedonstrust.org/elections for the full election timetable and details about how you can stand for election.

Prospective candidates are urged to read the notes accompanying the nomination form carefully and to contact elections@thedonstrust.org in case any clarifications are needed.

Caution Sign - 2018 Elections AheadDons Trust Board Elections 2018

Would you like to play an active role in setting the strategic direction for our club, asks Dons Trust secretary Tom Brown? Could you hold the club’s executives to account on behalf of Trust members? Then read on …

“It’s satisfying to be part of the progress, and the story and the success of making a really great club even greater. You get a huge amount out of it, so I’d encourage people to stand.” Continuing Board member

As we all..

Increasing diversity

Dons Trust Board member Jane Lonsdale looks at the diversity of the Board and encourages others to think about standing for election.

As many will know, the Dons Trust is run in a democratic way, through annual elections to the Dons Trust Board (DTB), with any member of the Dons Trust eligible to be nominated for election.

Unfortunately, last year there were not enough candidates for a contested election, so all the nominated candidates automatically became DTB members; the same..

Dons Trust Board Elections 2017

This year, there were five vacancies to be filled. As there were only five nominated candidates, they are all, under Election Rule 12, considered to be elected.

Candidate Proposer 1 Proposer 2 Mark Davis Nicola Davis Matt Breach Colin Dipple Matt Breach Mark Davis Roger Evans Iain McNay Mark Davis Cormac van der Hoeven Nick Clark Warren Church Jane Lonsdale David Growns Paul Raymond

 

All the candidates provided a manifesto and a summary. The summaries are reproduced here for..

Announcement of Election to fill five vacancies on the Trust Board

This Announcement of Election formally starts the election process to fill five vacancies on the Board of Wimbledon Football Club Supporters’ Society Limited (the Trust Board). 

If there is anything that is not clear, or anything that you would like to discuss, contact the Election Steering Group via elections@thedonstrust.org or on 07818 617 620.  John Dolan, who is chairing the Group this year, will do his best to help.

Vacancies

Five members’ two-year terms come to an end this year…