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AGM and Fans Forum 2002

YCST held its first AGM at the Grand Opera House on Monday 10 June 2002. The meeting, and the fans forum that followed, was attended by approximately 400 members. A fantastic turnout for an AGM - thanks to all those who attended

The following matters were covered at the meeting:

1. To discuss the work and role of the Trust. Including a summary of the how the Trust was formed, how the Trust helped save City, the agreement to work with John Batchelor, our understanding of matters such as the 'transition period' and the ground situation, the current relationship between the Trust and the Club and the way in which the Trust has communicated to members and to the wider fanbase over the past few months.


2. To review the financial position of the Trust. A summary of the income and expenditure of the Trust, the overall balance of funds, and how the money will be spent (in accordance with the constitution, to benefit the fans and the community).


3. Resolution for appointment of auditors. To appoint Robinson & Co of York, as Auditors of the Trust until the conclusion of the next AGM at which the accounts for the period ending 30 June 2003 are laid.

The resolution was passed unanimously.


4. Resolution regarding Trust representatives serving as directors of the Club. To consider the following members resolutions proposed and seconded by members of the current Trust Board:

i) "This meeting directs that if invited by York City Football Club to nominate a Director or Directors to the Board of the Club, then any member of the Trust Board shall be invited to nominate themselves to stand in an election by the full membership, in accordance with such arrangements as shall be determined by the Trust Board. After February 1st 2003, no Trust Board member may nominate themselves unless they have served for a period of six months on the Trust Board."

ii) "This meeting directs that the resolution (if passed) be adopted within our rules."

The resolution was passed unanimously.


5. Election results. Announcement of the results of the election of representatives of the Trust Board (see below).


6. Any other business.

THE NEW BOARD OF YCST

The Trust Board of up to fifteen people run the Trust on behalf of the members. Nobody on the Board is paid. The Board works on behalf of the members to ensure that the business of the Trust is conducted in accordance with its rules and with the interests of the community.

Eleven Board positions were elected by the members from the twenty-five people nominations. Every eligible member had the opportunity to vote for up to eleven different people. 844 members (64%) submitted their ballot papers to Electoral Reform Services, who conducted the election on behalf of the Trust.

The eleven people with the most votes have been appointed to the Trust Board.

The election results were as follows:


Sophie McGill
732
Elected

Paul Rawnsley
585
Elected

Terry Herbert
547
Elected

Kirsten Gillies
531
Elected

Stephen Beck
529
Elected

Graham Kilby
522
Elected

Richard Willis
503
Elected

Michael Shannon
482
Elected

Michael Brown
442
Elected

Richard Snowball
423
Elected

John Catton
358
Elected


Simon Mallett
348

Raymond Wynn
344

Ian Hey
273

Pete Brandon
253

Greg Stone
252

Frank Ormston
247

Stan Collins
198

Steve Saxton
183

Garry Cummings
179

Peter Rookes
173

Colin Fawcett
155

James Thomas Dawes
126

Kevin Backhouse
101

John Uttley
92


Thanks go to all those who were nominated and it is hoped that everyone can continue to contribute positively to the work of the Trust going forward.

FANS FORUM

The Fans Forum that followed also proved to be a success. Hosted by BBC's Harry Gration, a varied range of topics were covered. York City were represented by Terry Dolan, Nick Townend, Luther Blissett, Keith Ussher, and John Batchelor. Thanks go to Harry and all those from the Club who made the forum possible.

 
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