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Trust Board Meeting, 17th September 2019

Venue: The Boathouse, Aberdour

Present: Graeme Condie (GC), Colin Flinn, (CF), Steven Lawther (SL), James Proctor (JP), Alan Russell (AR) & Andy Simpson (AS)
Apologies:  Steve Wallace (SW), Graeme Baxter (GB)

Minutes of previous meeting

It was agreed that they were a record of the previous board meeting on 6 August 2019.

Matters Arising

Survey – SL to contact Andy Mill to offer to run a Fans’ Survey for the club.

Action:

Treasurers Report

GC provided an update on the Trust’s current financial position.

2018/19 Accounts – These are in draft form, ready to be examined.

AGM – Likely to be held in January, subject to approval of the accounts.

Loan Notes – due to the changes in RRFC ownership the value of Raith Trust’s shareholding is now zero and therefore Loan Notes were written down to zero to reflect this. Loan Note holders will be contacted to inform them of this.

Actions:

Note: In December 2013 the Trust Board agreed to maintain a balance of £10,000.

Membership Update

Membership currently stands at around 150.

CF agreed to take on the membership role.

Agreed to consider strategy and membership at next board meetings with the aim of having a clear offer for 2020.

Action:

Communication Update

SL agreed to collate some information about the trusts achievements and to consider a newsletter in the next couple of months

Action:

Events

Burns’ Supper – It was agreed not to hold a Burns’ Supper this year and to review it for 2021.

Quiz Night – All to help with question rounds and getting teams to enter.

Beer Festival – need to get labels designed.

Actions:

Forum

No forum meeting since the last board meeting

Action:

AOCB

Bill Powrie donation – The contribution to youth tickets was recognised in the press and media.

Actions:

Date of next meeting

Next two meetings to be pre-match on Saturday then revert to Tuesday for the two following that to allow everyone to attend.

12 or 26 October dates to be circulated to see which is best.