May’s board meeting summary

The Dons Trust Board (DTB) held its monthly board meeting at the Cherry Red Records Stadium on Wednesday 22 May. Ahead of publication of the redacted minutes, this article summarises the main points discussed.

At the meeting were DTB members Mark Davis (chair), Rob Crane, Colin Dipple, Cormac van der Hoeven, Edward Leek, Anna Kingsley, Hannah Kitcher, Jane Lonsdale and Luke Mackenzie. Apologies were received from Roger Evans and Trust secretary David Growns.

For the first part of the meeting,..

April’s board meeting summary

The Dons Trust board (DTB) held its usual monthly board meeting at the Cherry Red Records Stadium on Wednesday 24 April. Ahead of publication of the redacted minutes, this article summarises the main points discussed.

The meeting was attended by DTB members Rob Crane, Mark Davis, Colin Dipple, Roger Evans, Cormac van der Hoeven, Anna Kingsley, Hannah Kitcher, Jane Lonsdale, Luke Mackenzie. Also in attendance were Ed Leek, club chief executive Joe Palmer and volunteer liaison officer Rick Thomas. Trust..

The Dons Trust logoMarch’s board meeting summary

The Dons Trust board (DTB) held its monthly board meeting at the Cherry Red Records Stadium on Wednesday 27 March 2019. Ahead of publication of the redacted minutes, this article summarises the main points discussed.

At the meeting were DTB members Mark Davis (chair), Rob Crane, Colin Dipple, Roger Evans, Cormac van der Hoeven, Anna Kingsley, Hannah Kitcher, Jane Lonsdale and Luke Mackenzie (Luke via speakerphone). Apologies were received from Trust secretary David Growns, who was unwell; volunteer Terry Langford..

February’s board meeting summary

The Dons Trust board (DTB) held its usual monthly board meeting in a meeting room at The Prince of Wales pub, Wimbledon, on Wednesday 27 February 2019. Ahead of publication of the redacted minutes, this article summarises the main points discussed. 

The meeting was attended by DTB members Rob Crane, Mark Davis, Colin Dipple, Roger Evans, Cormac van der Hoeven, Anna Kingsley, Hannah Kitcher, Jane Lonsdale, Luke Mackenzie. Also in attendance was club chief executive Erik Samuelson; club chief operations officer Joe Palmer was unable to..

January’s board meeting summary

The Dons Trust board (DTB) held its usual monthly board meeting at the Cherry Red Records Stadium on Wednesday 23 January 2019. Ahead of publication of the redacted minutes, this article summarises the main points discussed.

The meeting was attended by DTB members Mark Davis (Chair), Rob Crane, Colin Dipple, Roger Evans, Cormac van der Hoeven, Anna Kingsley, Hannah Kitcher, Jane Lonsdale and Luke Mackenzie. Trust secretary David Growns took the minutes.

The DTB were joined by club chief executive..

The Dons Trust logoDecember’s board meeting summary

The Dons Trust Board (DTB) held its usual monthly board meeting at the Cherry Red Records Stadium on Monday 10 December 2018. Ahead of publication of the redacted minutes, this article summarises the main points discussed.

The meeting was attended by DTB members Mark Davis (Chair), Tim Hillyer, Colin Dipple, Matthew Breach, Jane Lonsdale, Nigel Higgs, Roger Evans, Sean McLaughlin and Cormac van der Hoeven; DT Secretariat members Terry Langford and Hannah Kitcher. Apologies were received from Trust Secretary Tom..

The Dons Trust logoBoard officers appointed

The new Dons Trust board met for the first time on Wednesday 9 January for a specially convened meeting to discuss their priorities and objectives for the year. These discussions are ongoing but will be finalised at their regular meeting later this month. 

In addition, the board elected its chair and vice-chair for the year ahead:

Chair: Mark Davis Vice chair: Rob Crane

The board also appointed David Growns as secretary after he responded to an appeal for help. David will also act as the trust’s data protection officer. Mark Davis said: “We..

The Dons Trust logoNovember’s Board Meeting Summary

The Dons Trust Board (DTB) held its usual monthly board meeting at the Cherry Red Records Stadium on Monday 12 November 2018. Ahead of publication of the redacted minutes, this article summarizes the main points discussed.

The meeting was attended by DTB members Mark Davis (Chair), Tim Hillyer, Charles Williams, Colin Dipple, Jane Lonsdale, Nigel Higgs, Roger Evans, Sean McLaughlin and Cormac van der Hoeven; DT Secretariat members Roger Edmonds-Brown and Hannah Kitcher.

The DTB were joined by club chief..

September’s Board Meeting Summary

The Dons Trust Board (DTB) held its usual monthly board meeting at the Cherry Red Records Stadium on Wednesday 12 September 2018. Ahead of publication of the redacted minutes, this article summarizes the main points discussed. 

The meeting was attended by DTB members Matthew Breach, Mark Davis (Chair), Tim Hillyer, Colin Dipple, Jane Lonsdale, Nigel Higgs and Cormac van der Hoeven; DT Secretariat members Tom Brown, Roger Edmonds-Brown and Hannah Kitcher.

The DTB were joined by club chief executive Erik..

August Board Meeting’s Summary

The Dons Trust Board (DTB) held its regular board meeting at the Cherry Red Records Stadium on Monday 13 August 2018. Ahead of publication of the redacted minutes, this article summaries the main points discussed.

The meeting was attended by Mark Davis (Chair), Matt Breach, Colin Dipple, Roger Dennis, Tim Hillyer, Jane Lonsdale, Nigel Higgs, Charles Williams, Cormac van der Hoeven and Sean McLaughlin and Secretariat members Hannah Kitcher, Tom Brown and Terry Langford.

The DTB were joined by the..