Dave Wann has won the election to choose a Supporters Director for Raith Rovers. Dave, the current Supporters Director, was elected with almost two-thirds of the votes from Rovers fans (64.1%). He will now continue in the role he has held for the last two and a half years.
Reacting to the news Dave Wann said “I am delighted to have been given the opportunity to continue as Supporters Director. I would like to thank Allan Traynor for standing and it was clear throughout the process that we both have the interest of Raith Rovers at heart. The role of Supporters Director was hard earned by fans and it is important that we never take it for granted. I will be informing the Board that they have to put up with me for another two years and look forward to preparing for the new season.”
Defeated candidate Allan Traynor, who received 35.2% of the vote, said “This election has given the Raith Forum the opportunity to affirm their confidence in Dave as their representative on the board, and I wish him continued success in the role. Hopefully the election process has engaged the fans and made them feel involved, and Dave will continue to involve the fans in the running of the club.”
Alan Russell, Chair of Raith Supporters Trust said “I would like to congratulate Dave on his election as Supporters Director and thank Allan for being such a strong candidate. This was an incredibly well fought election and it was great to see two candidates who care passionately about the future of Raith Rovers. This is an uncertain time for Scottish football and it is important we all work together to ensure that fans continue to have a voice at Starks Park and Raith Rovers has a strong future as a community club living within its means.”
FINAL RESULT – DAVE WANN 64.1%, ALLAN TRAYNOR 35.2%, ABSTENSIONS 0.7%