Trust Board Meeting, 26th July 2010Print This Post

Venue: Abbey Hotel, Kirkcaldy

Present: Alan Russell (AR), Steven Lawther (SL), James Proctor (JP), Graeme Condie (GC) & Tom Philips (TP)
Apologies: Blair White (BW), Tam Cunningham (TC), John Mainland (JM)

Minutes of the Meeting on 28 June 2010

The minutes were approved.

Matters Arising

Action points:

  • Supporter-Director nomination proposal to be put to other fans groups. JP – Ongoing.
  • Provide names of local celebrities’ and ex-Rovers players who might want to join the Trust to raise awareness amongst Rovers fans. TC to contact Ally Gourlay, SL to contact Ian Rankin and TP to contact Val McDermid and Tom Brown. Ongoing.
  • Freepost Box – GC has arranged this. Closed.
  • TC will try to contact John Alexander again. JP to provide TC with email address. Ongoing.
  • JP – to complete the Away Day report and email to board. Ongoing.
  • Further reading of share transactions from RRFC AGM is required. Ongoing.
  • Treasurers Report

    GC provided a financial update describing funds as healthy. Some affiliate fees are coming in. GC sent BW an update to help with membership renewals. Accounts close to being ready for Independent Examination ready for AGM later in year.

    Membership Update

    BW was unable to attend but membership renewals are in the process of being sent to all members.

    Raith Trust Communication Issues

    Trust table has been confiscated by new Safety Officer! – AR to recover

    SL provided quote of £1,000 for updating branding and providing display materials. SL to get second quote for comparison. SL to get quotation.

    Fans session – report to be put onto Trust Website. SL/AR

    Sponsorship – Agreed player sponsorship (Wedderburn) Team Sheet and Ad Board. JM to arrange.

    Next Leaflet campaign – First league home game Partick Thistle 7 August 2010. ALL to help distribute. SL/AR to promote on website/fantalk.


    Meeting with John Sim provisionally arranged for the evening of 12 August.

    Trust to attend and assist with RRFC Open Day on Sunday 8 August.

    “Rovers Greats” book to be reduced to £5 and promoted through the website. All sales are now profitable. AR

    With no further business the meeting closed at 8:45pm.

    Date of Next Meeting

    30 August 2010 to be held in venue tbc.

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