The Dons Trust logo2019 election candidates announced

With five places on the Dons Trust board up for grabs this year, we have received eight nominations for election. In random order, they are:

Edward Leek Dennis Lowndes Mark Davis Mark Sturges Tim Hillyer Graham Stacey Jane Lonsdale Anne Williams

Their mini-manifestos will be published in the Portsmouth matchday programme (on Saturday 19 October).

Their full manifestos will be sent to members. Voting won’t open until early November, so don’t worry about not receiving voting instructions at the same..

Elections AheadUpdate on Dons Trust Elections 2019

This is to confirm that, subject to candidate and proposer verification of eligibility, there will be a contested election for 2019.

Once the verification process has been completed, the names of the candidates will be announced.

Dons Trust members will be aware that, this year, the Trust is trialling an electronic nomination system. For personal data reasons, the verification process will take somewhat longer than in previous years, but an announcement is expected later in the week.

A graphic showing a stylised calendarDiary date – 9yrs Podcast election interviews

Following the success of the live video interviews during last year’s Dons Trust Board election, the Election Steering Group expect to endorse a similar event this year.

Trust members considering standing in this year’s Trust board election may wish to note that the proposed date is Sunday 3 November.

Elections AheadDons Trust Board election: A guide to changes for 2019

The Election Steering Group (ESG) recently announced the start of the 2019 election period.

Members of the Dons Trust Board are elected to serve for two years and this year the term has come to an end for five board members. There are therefore five vacancies to be filled.

Following learning from the 2018 Dons Trust election, the Election Steering Group (ESG) proposed some changes to the election rules and nomination process.

These have been reviewed and approved by the Dons..

Elections AheadAnnouncement of election to fill five vacancies on the Trust Board

Members of the Dons Trust Board are elected to serve for two years and this year the term has come to an end for five board members. There are therefore five vacancies to be filled and this Announcement of Election formally starts the election process.

If you wish to stand, you will need to complete a nomination form.

Make sure you familiarise yourself with the updated rules for the 2019 election.

Election timetable 

Nominations open Saturday 14 September 2019 Nominations close Saturday..