Board meeting report 7/02/24

The latest board meeting was held at Plough Lane on Wednesday 7th February. Apologies were received from Hannah Kitcher with Anuk Teasdale and Andrea Knox joining online.

Ratification of email decisions

It was confirmed that Andrea Knox was appointed as Secretary with George Jones continuing as Assistant Secretary.

 

Co-Opting new board members

The board discussed co-opting new members as an alternative to a by-election.

 

Theme Groups

Community

An update was given on some upcoming events to..

Board meeting report 10/01/24

The latest Dons Trust board meeting was at Plough Lane on Wednesday evening, 11 January. James Macdonald & new board member Hannah Kitcher dialled in and Anuk Teasdale gave her apologies due to other commitments.

Board roles

Michele Little was reconfirmed as DT Board Chair and Angus Fox was appointed as Vice Chair. Thanks given to Graeme Price for his time as Vice Chair. The theme group teams were confirmed, Michele, Graeme and James were reconfirmed as PLC..

Board meeting report 13/12/23

The latest Dons Trust board meeting was at Plough Lane on Wednesday evening, 8 November. James Macdonald & Anuk Teasdale dialled in, and Graeme Price gave apologies in advance due to previous committments. New board member Hannah Kitcher was present as an observer.

Election Steering Group (ESG) report

ESG feedback regarding elections received with further comment at AGM

Board theme groups update

Community

Anuk has taken over the role of chair from Kevin Rye The process of agreeing how..

Board meeting report 08/11/23

The latest Dons Trust board meeting was at Plough Lane on Wednesday evening, 8 November. Kevin Rye dialled in, Mark Lewis had notified the board that he would arrive late, and James Macdonald, Anuk Teasdale & Graeme Price gave apologies in advance due to work committments. New board member Hannah Kitcher was present as an observer.

Election update

ESG initial feedback regarding elections with detailed report to follow, including discussion on spare board places and elections/co-options Exit interviews of retiring..

Board meeting report 11/10/23

The latest Dons Trust board meeting was at Plough Lane on Wednesday evening, 11 October. All board members were present, bar Mark Lewis who gave apologies in advance due to a work commitment.

Introduction to new board members Angus, Anuk and Edward.

The board welcomed Anuk Teasdale and Angus Fox (co-opted) and Edward Leek (Casual Vacancy) to the board.

Oversight, Culture & Mission

SGM planning for 1 November including the DTB resolution to change our rules on the number of..

The Dons Trust AFC Wimbledon Club OwnersSeptember Board Meeting Summary

Wednesday 13 September’s board meeting was planned to have been a formal meeting of the board. However, because of the recent changes to the board, specifically the departure of Kris Stewart (see statement), the formal section of the meeting was only to discuss and agree the filling of the casual vacancy left by Kris’s departure (according to rule 64 of the constitution).

Once this decision was made there then followed a series of discussions on different matters with no further..

The Dons Trust AFC Wimbledon Club OwnersBoard meeting report 07/08/23

The latest Dons Trust board meeting was at Plough Lane on Monday evening, 7 August. Kevin Rye let us know beforehand that he’d be on holiday and so not able to join us.

James Macdonald & Chris Phillips weren’t there in person but were present online.   

We signed off the minutes for July for publication and they are now up on the website https://thedonstrust.org/dtb-minutes/ 

Project to locate and record previous DT policies and decisions 

Project is progressing well 

Review..

The Dons Trust AFC Wimbledon Club OwnersBoard meeting report 12/07/23

The latest Dons Trust board meeting was at Plough Lane on Wednesday evening, 12 July. Mark Lewis let us know beforehand that he’d be on holiday and so not able to join us, but everyone else was there.  

We signed off the minutes for June for publication and they are now up on the website https://thedonstrust.org/dtb-minutes/  

Dons Trust and Plough Lane Bonds 

Michele Little and Kris Stewart reported that the survey on options for repayment/rolling over/exchange etc had been sent..

The Dons Trust AFC Wimbledon Club Owners14 June Dons Trust Board meeting

The latest Dons Trust board meeting was at Plough Lane. Kevin Rye wasn’t able to be there in person and so dialled in. All other board members were present. 

The board signed off the minutes for May for publication. These are now in the Board Minutes section on the website. 

Actions completed 

Dons Draw – recent new publicity has brought in some welcome additional subscribers.  Agreement reached on AFC Wimbledon Women games at Plough Lane (see DT website for statement). ..

The Dons Trust AFC Wimbledon Club Owners10th May Dons Trust Board meeting

We met as a board on the 11th May at 18:00 at Plough Lane. 

After a couple of years of mostly virtual meetings, we now meet face-to-face by default on a monthly basis. This month, one member, James Macdonald, sent his apologies as he was unable to be there.  

We regularly rotate the agenda to ensure that each area gets an opportunity to be discussed. The meeting always opens with the actions list (stemming from the last board meeting). This..