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Next acting board meeting: Thursday 26th July, 7:30pm, Boston SRC
AGM: 12th October 07, INFO
Boston United FC Supporters Trust is a registered Industrial and Provident
Society, company No. IP30051R
United FC Supporters Trust
12 August 2006, White Hart, Boston
Boston United FC Supporters Trust (BUFCST) held the first of a regular
series of public open meetings at the White Hart Hotel prior to Boston
United’s match against Darlington on Saturday (12 August 2006).
are open to members and any member of the public with an interest
in the Pilgrims, Supporters Direct and the Trust movement in general.
Saturday’s inaugural gathering was just the first of several
meetings lined up throughout the 06/07 season.
Melvin Moxon chaired the meeting and presentations were delivered
by fellow officers David Whittle and Adam Upsall. Adam’s presentation
recounting the growth of the Trust so far and explaining the next
steps was followed by David Whittle’s talk on the Supporters
Direct organisation and the benefits of being a Trust officially
affiliated with them.
closed with a lively question and answer session, with subjects
such as the public perception of BUFCST, and how that is currently
being addressed, along with the level of cooperation between the
Trust, club and BUSA, being discussed by fans and board members.
commented: “It’s very pleasing to get the open meetings
off and running. Having feedback from members and other supporters
to take the Trust forward is very important and is fundamental to
the very way the Trust movement is intended to be run. Encouraging
supporters to get involved is a very tough challenge but it’s
what we are all striving to achieve.
those who completed the feedback forms at the end of the meeting
we were pleased to note that the venue and length received good
comment and most notably the comment on the content was overwhelmingly
positive and deemed ‘interesting’. BUFCST would like
to take thank all those who attended and especially to those giving
the extremely important feedback, as with their help we can improve
the next meeting.”
That next meeting
is scheduled to take place prior to the home game against Notts
County on 4 November. Notts County Trust chairman Keri Usherwood
and vice-chair Nigel King have been invited to attend as guest speakers.
The venue, time and agenda are to be confirmed - details will be
posted on the Trust website at www.bufcst.org.uk shortly.
Spot on: 70%
As expected: 14%