The Dons Trust logoDons Trust Board meeting summary – 17 March 2021

On Wednesday 17 March 2021, 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:

From the Football Club Board (FCB): CEO – Joe Palmer

From the Dons Trust Board (DTB): Xavier Wiggins, Jane Lonsdale, Charlie Talbot, Niall Couper, Hannah Kitcher, Ed Leek, Luke Mackenzie, Graham Stacey, Tim Hillyer

Apologies: David Growns

Also in attendance: Minute-taker – Conor Daly, Communications Assistant – Matt..

The Dons Trust AFC Wimbledon Club OwnersDons Trust Board meeting minutes – delays to publication

Dons Trust members should expect delays to the publication of Dons Trust Board meeting minutes.   

The Dons Trust Board has held additional meetings recently, which is resulting in a backlog and Dons Trust Secretary, David Growns, has been unwell and is recovering from an operation.

The Dons Trust Board sends thoughts and support to David, and wishes him a speedy recovery.

The Dons Trust AFC Wimbledon Club OwnersDons Trust Board meeting 17 Feb 2021 – summary

On Wednesday 17 February 2021, 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 Elections Steering Group (ESG): Chair – Alex Folkes, David Hall

From the Football Club Board (FCB): CEO – Joe Palmer, Financial Controller – Tom Rawcliffe

From the Dons Trust Board (DTB): Xavier Wiggins, Jane Lonsdale, Charlie Talbot, Niall..

The Dons Trust AFC Wimbledon Club OwnersDons Trust Board meeting 20 Jan 2021 – summary

On Wednesday 20 January 2021, the Dons Trust Board (DTB) gathered via Teams for its regular monthly meeting. An additional meeting was convened on Thursday 28 January to allow enough time to cover all agenda points. This is a summary of matters discussed, pending publication of full minutes.

Attendees across both meetings were as follows:

From the Football Club Board (FCB): CEO – Joe Palmer, Financial Controller – Tom Rawcliffe From the Dons Trust Board (DTB): Xavier Wiggins, Jane Lonsdale, Charlie..

The Dons Trust AFC Wimbledon Club OwnersDons Trust Board meeting 18 November 2020 – summary

On Wednesday 18 November 2020, the Dons Trust Board (DTB) gathered via Teams for its regular monthly meeting. This is a summary of matters discussed, pending publication of full minutes.

AFC Wimbledon CEO, Joe Palmer, Financial Controller, Tom Rawcliffe, and Commercial Director, Ivor Heller were in attendance from the Football Club Board (FCB).

From the DTB, Mark Davis, Jane Lonsdale, Graham Stacey, Anne Williams, Anna Kingsley, Luke Mackenzie, Ed Leek, Tim Hillyer, Hannah Kitcher and Alastair Brown. Also in attendance was David Growns,..

The Dons Trust AFC Wimbledon Club OwnersDons Trust Board meeting 21 October 2020 – summary

On Wednesday 21 October 2020, the Dons Trust Board (DTB) gathered via Teams for  its  regular  monthly meeting. This is a summary of matters discussed, pending publication of full minutes.

AFC Wimbledon  CEO, Joe Palmer,  and Financial Controller, Tom Rawcliffe, from the Football Club Board (FCB)  kicked off proceedings, presenting  the Football Club Report  covering player  expenditure, transfer strategy and preparations for the first game at Plough Lane and Club budgets.

There followed a debate between the FCB and DTB regarding a..

The Dons Trust logoAn update from the Dons Trust Board – April 2020

To follow on from Chair, Mark Davis’ update on behalf of the Dons Trust Board  on 23 March, we would like to reassure fans that the Dons Trust Board is still meeting monthly to ensure oversight of the Club. We have now transitioned to holding these virtually.  We continue to meet with CEO, Joe Palmer, regularly (now remotely) who has provided an update on the key issues and decisions affecting our club during these unprecedented and worrying times. A summary of the key points discussed at this month’s meeting is included at the end of this update.  

Unfortunately,..

The Dons Trust logoSummary of January’s Dons Trust Board Meeting

The Dons Trust Board (DTB) held its monthly meeting on Wednesday 15 January. This article summarises the main points discussed including the Plough Lane Bond, electing the Dons Trust Chair and Vice-Chair for 2020 and the upcoming AGM. 

Present from the DTB were Mark Davis, Tim Hillyer, Anna Kingsley, Hannah Kitcher, Edward Leek, Jane Lonsdale, Luke Mackenzie, Graham Stacey and Anne Williams.  

In attendance from the football club were Joe Palmer (Chief Executive) and Tom Rawcliffe (Financial Controller). 

Attending from..

Dons Trust SGM December 2019Summary of December’s Dons Trust SGM

On Monday 9 December at the Cherry Red Records Stadium, the Dons Trust held an SGM with the primary purpose of bringing members up to date with the current situation on the financing of the new stadium and inviting them to discuss options available to us.

This came following an announcement from the Dons Trust Board (DTB) on 25 November of an £11 million funding gap for the first phase of the build of the new stadium at Plough Lane…

The Dons Trust logoSeptember’s board meeting summary

The Dons Trust Board (DTB) held its monthly meeting at the Cherry Red Records Stadium on Wednesday 25 September. Ahead of publication of the redacted minutes, this article summarises the main points discussed.

Present from the DTB were Rob Crane, Mark Davis, Colin Dipple, Anna Kingsley, Hannah Kitcher, Edward Leek, Jane Lonsdale and Luke Mackenzie. Apologies had been received for Roger Evans and Cormac van der Hoeven.

In attendance from the football club were Joe Palmer (Chief Executive), Ivor Heller..