The Dons Trust AFC Wimbledon Club OwnersDons Trust Programme notes – Accrington 30/4/22

DTB MEMBER HANNAH KITCHER REFLECTS ON WHAT HAS BEEN A TESTING SEASON BOTH ON AND OFF THE PITCH 

The Dons Trust Board is made up of different people, with different skills, experience and ideas. But one thing all board members have in common, from 2002 to today, is that we are fans. We love it when things are going well, and when they aren’t it hurts. We’re all gutted with where we are in the league table. We’ve made mistakes..

The Dons Trust AFC Wimbledon Club OwnersDons Trust and AFC Wimbledon Finance Update

BRIDGING LOAN REFINANCED

We would like to update fans on the financial situation and deliver the very good news that the initial April 2022 refinancing target has been met. At the end of April, the MSP loan that was secured against the stadium will be repaid which means the club will be free of any secured debt. This is down to the incredible efforts of Plough Lane Bond investors, a further sale of equity and a short-term loan from Cherry..

Dons Draw winners for April

Congratulations to Mark Hodsoll, who wins the £1,000 top prize in April’s Dons Draw.

The six prize winners for April are below.

1st prize of £1,000 – ticket 2404 – Mark Hodsoll – SM1 2nd prize of £500 – ticket 3871 – Sam Prior – KT2 3rd prize of £250 – ticket 1545  – Richard Brazier – SN4 4th prize of £100 – ticket 3543  – Peter Welch – BR2 5th prize of £100 – ticket 3958  – Katy..

The Dons Trust AFC Wimbledon Club OwnersDons Trust Board meeting summary – 20 April 2022

On Wednesday 20th April, the Dons Trust board (DTb) gathered via Microsoft Teams for its regular monthly meeting. This is a summary of matters discussed, pending publication of the full minutes.

Attendees were as follows:

From the Dons Trust board (DTb): Charlie Talbot, Freddy Flaxman, Hannah Kitcher, Kris Stewart, Luke Mackenzie, Michele Little, Niall Couper, Graham Stacey, Anne-Marie Godfrey

Apologies: Graeme Price

Also in attendance: Secretary – Martin Newton, Communications Assistant –Matt Stockbridge

The meeting kicked off with a welcome..

The Dons Trust AFC Wimbledon Club OwnersDons Trust Board adds members

Anne-Marie Godfrey and Graeme Price have joined the Dons Trust board. We recently shared an update on the DT board’s plans for adding new members, to get back to full strength and to add to the board’s resilience [see here]. Today we’re very pleased to announce that Graeme and Anne-Marie have accepted invitations to join the board. Graeme sits on the finance committee and has attended board meetings in the past, providing advice as a guest. He also has skills..

The Dons Trust AFC Wimbledon Club OwnersAn update on adding to the Dons Trust board

Since our announcement on 6 April [here]  the board of the Dons Trust has had only eight http://heremembers, whereas our rules [here]say we need at least nine. We said then that we will be filling the vacancy at our meeting on Wednesday 20 April. Today we’re expanding on that announcement, to tell you more about what we’re doing, and to give you an update. Sticking with the original plan, we will be filling the vacancy on Wednesday. The rules say that’s..

The Dons Trust AFC Wimbledon Club OwnersAFC Wimbledon Ticketing Post Implementation Review Findings and Recommendations

Towards the end of 2021, the Dons Trust Board called for volunteers to lead a Post-Implementation Review of AFC Wimbledon’s online ticket platform.  

The review team, recruited in December 2021, were tasked with reporting on lessons learned from the implementation of the online ticketing platform for the 20/21 and 21/22 seasons. This would be used to improve both the current use of the online ticket platform, as well as future comparable projects. 

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The Dons Trust AFC Wimbledon Club OwnersDons Trust Programme notes – Charlton 5/4/22

KRIS STEWART OF THE DONS TRUST BOARD EXPLAINS HOW WE DO THINGS AROUND HERE

Unless you’ve been living off-grid, you might have noticed the Dons Trust Board getting some pretty severe criticism over recent weeks. And that’s fine, mostly. We’re your representatives and if you aren’t happy with what we’re doing, you have every right to let us know. As the top board, the DTB is ultimately responsible for everything that happens here. But that doesn’t mean that the DTB..

The Dons Trust AFC Wimbledon Club OwnersDons Trust board confirm priorities for 2022

The Dons Trust board has confirmed its priorities for the remainder of the year. Following the election results in December 2021, the board hit the ground running – reviewing the skills of the newly elected board and identifying gaps, discussing any areas where co-option may be needed down the line.

 

While the priorities are usually shared earlier in the year, the board acknowledged that, following Joe Palmer’s resignation as CEO and Mick Buckley’s appointment as Interim Chair, that..

The Dons Trust AFC Wimbledon Club OwnersDons Trust Board meeting summary – 16 March 2022

On Wednesday 16th March, the Dons Trust Board (DTB) gathered via Microsoft Teams for its regular monthly meeting. This is a summary of matters discussed, pending publication of full minutes.

 

 

Attendees were as follows:

 

From the Dons Trust Board (DTB): Charlie Talbot, Freddy Flaxman, Hannah Kitcher, Kris Stewart, Luke Mackenzie, Michele Little, Niall Couper, Xavier Wiggins, Graham Stacey.

 

Also, in attendance; Secretary – Martin Newton, Communications Assistant – Matt Stockbridge.

 

Chair of the Women’s..