The Dons Trust AFC Wimbledon Club OwnersDons Trust Elections 2022 – Candidate Announcement

Further to last night’s announcement the Elections Steering Group is pleased to confirm that there will be 13 candidates standing for the seven vacancies on the Dons Trust board this year.

The order of the candidates for the ballot form was drawn today by our independent scrutineer, Neil Springate. They are, in ballot order:

Matt Lowndes

Graeme Price

Kevin Rye

Chris Philips

Colin Shergold

Mike Hastie

Julian Ehrhardt

Adam Procter

Joshua Perrin

Mark Lewis

Richard Shepherd


The Dons Trust AFC Wimbledon Club OwnersElection confirmed

The Elections Steering Group (ESG) is pleased to announce that following the closure of nominations on Saturday evening (29 October) we have received sufficient nomination applications for the seven vacancies on the Dons Trust board so there will be an election in the forthcoming weeks.

If you have proposed a candidate please look out for an email from us confirming your proposal. 

The ESG are busy validating the applications but we hope to announce the candidates at some point tomorrow (31 October).

The main manifestos will be put online on..

Extra vacancy at this year’s DTB elections

Graham Stacey has stepped down from the Dons Trust Board, with effect from December’s AGM. With Graham midway through a two-year term, this means there will be an extra vacancy, for a one-year term, at this year’s DTB elections, which open on Saturday, October 8. Graham explained: ‘I was elected to the board in 2019 when it’s fair to say things had gone badly wrong and on the night I was inducted we were told that we would have to..

The Dons Trust AFC Wimbledon Club OwnersElection Steering Group – Election Schedule

The Election Steering Group’s David Hall wrote about the upcoming Dons Trust Board elections for the AFC Wimbledon vs Leyton Orient matchday programme and, while the game was postponed, the article has been reproduced below…

We are proud to be a fan-owned club, and the ultimate decision makers are the people Dons Trust members elect to the Dons Trust Board. Elected members serve on the Board for two years with half stepping down each year. The Board has recently decided..

The Dons Trust AFC Wimbledon Club OwnersDons Trust Election Results 2021


The following are the results of the Dons Trust Board elections 2021 which were counted today by the ESG in the presence of Neil Springate, the Independent Scrutineer: 

There were 3,731 ballot papers issued and 1,371 votes cast – a turnout of 36.7%.

The number of votes cast for each candidate were as follows (candidates are in ballot paper order):

James Macdonald 394 

Freddy Flaxman 643 

Niall Couper 756 

Ben Ransome 127 


The Dons Trust AFC Wimbledon Club OwnersDons Trust Board Election 2021 – Final Call For Votes!

Saturday FA Cup match against Cheltenham marks the last day of this year’s Dons Trust Board elections and the Elections Steering Group will be staffing the stall with the Ballot Box from around 1.15 to 2.45. 

Most members vote electronically and should receive a final reminder on Friday but if you have a paper ballot or require a replacement paper vote then volunteers on the stall will be happy to help on Saturday.

The Dons Trust Stall can be found..

The Dons Trust AFC Wimbledon Club OwnersDons Trust Programme Notes – Crewe 23/11/21

Dons Trust Elections 2021 – Mini Manifestos 

We are delighted to have twelve strong candidates who have put their names forward for the election to fill the five places on the Dons Trust Board. On the following pages you will find a short version of each candidate’s manifesto, provided by them (in reverse order to the ballot). You can read their full manifestos as part of the ballot pack that has been sent to every member of the Trust…

Dons Trust Election 2021Dons Trust Board Elections – Voting update

A first reminder to vote digitally was sent out on Tuesday 30 November. If you have been unable to find that (or the original) we would ask you please check your spam/junk boxes and/or do a search using the term ‘survey money’. This has helped locate the ballot email for some people. The Dons Trust kiosk will be open and available for members to vote with their paper ballots before Tuesday’s match against Crewe from around 6pm to 7.30pm. If..

Dons Trust Election 2021Dons Trust Board election hustings

We are delighted to announce that this year’s Dons Trust Board election hustings will take place on Saturday 13 November 2021.

The hustings will be live streamed on the 9yrs YouTube channel, and will take on an exciting new format with two Question Time-style shows. Starting from 10:00 GMT, each session will run for approximately 90 minutes. The second session will kick off at midday.

Session 1 – KO 10:00 GMT:

Dennis Lowndes Mark Engelbretson Freddy Flaxman Kris Stewart Graeme..

Elections AheadDons Trust Board Election Nominees 2021

On behalf of the Dons Trust Election Steering Group, I can confirm that the following have been nominated for the election to fill five places on the Dons Trust Board:

Click on the name of the candidate to view their manifesto or download all the manifestos [887KB colour PDF]

Michele Little Adam Procter Dennis Lowndes Mark Engelbretson Kris Stewart Graeme Price Colin Shergold Graham Stacey Ben Ransome Niall Couper Freddy Flaxman James Macdonald

(This is in reverse to the order they..