The Dons Trust AFC Wimbledon Club OwnersMembership Secretary steps down

The Dons Trust Board is sad to announce that, after serving for an incredible 20 years, John Stembridge is stepping down as Membership Secretary. In order to help ensure a smooth transition during this busy period for the Dons Trust, he has kindly agreed to continue until a suitable replacement is appointed.

DTB Chair Kris Stewart said: “John has given great service to the Dons Trust in his time as Membership Secretary, bringing dedication and professionalism to the role and..

The Dons Trust AFC Wimbledon Club OwnersNew roles with the Dons Trust

Following the announcement of the resignation of Membership Secretary John Stembridge, the Dons Trust Board (DTB) is seeking applicants for the roles of project manager, analyst, administrator/s and website developer.

Background

The Dons Trust is looking to replace its current custom system and processes for administering memberships.

This will entail integration with AFC Wimbledon’s ticketing system and database, creating a members’ area of the Dons Trust website, and using third-party tools to fill any gaps not satisfied by the club’s..

The Dons Trust AFC Wimbledon Club OwnersDons Trust membership renewals

Emails are being sent out to a number of Dons Trust members whose membership has now lapsed, following the expiry of a 90 day grace period.

Membership renewals are due on 1 August each year. In practice, we give a grace period during which we remind members who have not yet renewed that their membership will lapse unless they renew. That grace period has now expired and we are emailing all members who have not renewed during that period.

If..

The Dons Trust AFC Wimbledon Club Owners2020/21 Dons Trust Membership Renewals

We’re approaching annual Dons Trust membership renewals. All current Dons Trust members will be receiving correspondence, either by email or post, with further details about how to renew.

In the meantime, following the recent news from the Club outlining more information about our return home, this is more information about some of the changes to your Dons Trust membership and how it will affect this year’s renewal process.

If you have any questions, please contact the Membership Secretary via membership@thedonstrust.org.

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'We need your help' signWanted: Volunteers to support Dons Trust membership section

Help needed to ensure we support Dons Trust members applying for and renewing their membership.

Since its formation 17 years ago, the Dons Trust has grown to an organisation of over 3,500 members, spread across senior and junior sections. Throughout that period, the task of servicing members’ applications to join and renew annual membership has fallen to our loyal membership secretary, John Stembridge, with occasional support from volunteers on mailing out membership cards.

The Dons Trust now..

The Trust Webjam logoInvitations to join The Dons Trust Webjam – new members since September 2016

If you have joined the Trust since September 2016 and haven’t yet registered for The Trust Webjam, invites will be sent out, in batches over the next few days. You will receive an email (to the email address we have on the membership database) from webmaster@thedonstrust.org. This email will include the  Acceptable Use Policy and the User Registration Guide. Joining the site is a bit different to other social media sites so please do follow the guide to avoid any problems.  The Acceptable Use Policy will..

Announcement of Charles Williams as DTB with Youth Engagement Priority

The Dons Trust Board is delighted to announce that Charles Williams has been co-opted onto the board, in succession to Matt Spriegel, with a brief to boost DT engagement with fans in the 16–35 age bracket.

Charles responded to the original advert last year and just missed out on the appointment at that time. When Matt had to stand down earlier this year the Dons Trust Board agreed that youth engagement remained a priority and agreed to contact Charles to..

Membership Survey Results

At the end of last season, the Dons Trust Board asked fans – both Trust members and non-members – to complete a survey. Board member Colin Dipple has been looking at the results. 

Five months ago, the Dons Trust surveyed fans to gather views on DT membership, barriers to membership and what additional benefits people would like to see introduced. We invited current DT members (and lapsed members) as well as non-members to complete the survey, which was also advertised..

Videos from August SGM

Following the SGM on 31st August, the videos taken at the meeting are now available on the Videos tab in Webjam.  The meeting covered:

An update on the Stadium from Erik Samuelson A readout from the EFL meeting in Portugal that Matt Breach attended on behalf of the club An update from Colin Dipple following the membership survey earlier in the year A Q&A session If you are a Trust member but haven’t yet registered to use Webjam please email webmaster@thedonstrust.org who..

Survey ends on Sunday

Time is running out to have your say in the Dons Trust membership survey. If you’ve yet to respond, please don’t miss the chance to provide your views before the Sunday deadline.

The results from the survey will give the Dons Trust Board a feel for what their current members want and what new members would be looking for. We want to hear from all AFC Wimbledon supporters, regardless of whether or not they’re a current Trust member.

You can complete the survey..