Dons Trust Board Elections Update

Nominations are now open for the election of 6 members for the Dons Trust Board. These vacancies will be for 3 years (top 3 candidates in the election) and 2 years (candidates who come in 4th, 5th and 6th places in the election).

Please go to the Elections page to read more or to download a nominations form and other information.

Please read the instructions contained within the nomination form carefully before completing and returning, noting the requirements for those..

Dons Trust Board 2023 Elections

Dons Trust Board 2023 Elections   

We are proud to be a fan-owned club, and the ultimate decision makers are the people that Dons Trust members elect to the Dons Trust Board annually.

Elected members serve on the Board for a fixed time period, with half stepping down each year, and this year there will therefore be elections to choose a minimum of six members.

Three will be elected to serve three year terms and three to..

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


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..

9yrs Podcast 2019 election interviews graphicLive election interviews this Sunday

Tune in to the 9yrs Podcast’s YouTube channel this Sunday (3 November) for their live interviews with this year’s board election candidates.

The morning running order will be:

10.25   Introduction

10.30   Tim Hillyer

11.00   Mark Sturges

11.30   Jane Lonsdale

12.00   Dennis Lowndes

After a break for lunch, the interviews will pick up again:

14.00   Edward Leek

14.30   Mark Davis

15.00   Anne Williams

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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..

Welcome aboard!

Mark Davis, chair of the Dons Trust Board, welcomes the four newly elected members of the Board and gives a personal perspective on what they have signed up for.

By the time you read this, the Dons Trust’s AGM will have taken place, formalising some departures and arrivals on the board. Let me first briefly pay tribute to the departing members of the Dons Trust Board (DTB).

Sean McLaughlin joined the DTB in April 2006 and has served as treasurer..

Dons Trust 2018 board elections results

The Election Steering Group undertook the count of votes from the Dons Trust elections before the match on Saturday 8 December.

1,268 votes were cast, representing a turnout of 44%. The four successful candidates were Hannah Kitcher (760 votes), Rob Crane (500 votes), Luke MacKenzie (496 votes) and Anna Kingsley (476 votes). They will take up their role following the AGM on 20 December.

The Dons Trust Board is grateful to the Election Steering Group, led by..

2018 Dons Trust Election: meet the candidates

Voting for the Dons Trust Board elections 2018 is now open!

All Dons Trust members should by now have received either their forms in the post (if you have previously indicated that you want to receive communications from the Trust in hard copy) or via an email from headed “Dons Trust Board Elections 2018 – Voting now open.” It will contain a link to enable you to vote.

If you can’t see the email in your inbox, check your junk/spam folder.