Board Meeting Summary – March 2021

Held online via Zoom, 18.03.21 There were no apologies. With little recent activity at club board level to report, the board were given a presentation by Mark Middling, recent board recruit, on his research into football club accountability. This was titled ‘Accounting for Supporters’. The presentation was about 20 minutes long, followed by a question […]

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Board Meeting Summary – February 2021

Held online via Zoom, 11.02.2021 There were no apologies. The board discussed the current situation re: EWM administration. News about a novation of the debt owed to EWM had reached the public domain. Billy brought the board up to speed about the status of the debt owed. Mark’s university research into football club governance and […]

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Board Meeting Summary – January 2021

Meeting held online via Zoom, Wed Jan 13 2021 There were no apologies. Lee Rotherham attended the start of the meeting to discuss ideas for developing his role as communtity liaison officer. We have a contact within a major local employer, who acts as head of diversity for the company, who are Lee’s employers. A […]

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Board Meeting Summary – December 2020

Wednesday December 9, 2020 held online via Zoom Apologies from Kyle Sproat. A new board member, Mark Middling was co-opted until the date of the 2021 AGM. Mark is based in Hexham and has a lot of experience in financials as well as knowledge of football governance from his university research and some legal issues. […]

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Board Meeting Summary – October 2020

Held online via Zoom, Wednesday October 14, 2020 Apologies received from Jim Mitchell. The board discussed the situation of the club’s chief creditor Edinburgh Woollen Mill. They had signalled their intention to enter administration following difficult trading during the COVID pandemic. They had not yet appointed administrators, with the business up for sale. The club […]

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Board Meeting Summary – September 2020

Held online using Zoom, 16.09.2020 There were no apologies. Frank Beattie and Nigel Davidson were re-appointed unanimously as Chair and Vice-Chair. Alastair Woodcock re-appointed unanimously as secretary. Peter Harrington to continue as treasurer. There had been little boardroom activity recently. The position re: succession has not moved significantly. Carlisle REUnited: Fund had reached £8,063. The […]

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Board Meeting Summary – July 2020

Held online via Zoom – no apologies. There had been no recent board meetings, but Billy and Jim provided an update on the latest preparations for the new season. We were expecting an early September re-start without crowds until at least October. There was a still a deal of uncertainty around the club’s finances, but […]

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Board Meeting Summary – June 2020

Date: Wednesday June 24, 2020Venue: Online using Zoom Apologies: None The latest position re: coronavirus was discussed. The club were providing comprehensive updates via CEO Nigel Clibbens. An absolute salary cap for League 2 was under consideration but there had been some opposition from the PFA and the proposals may take more than a season […]

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Board Meeting Summary – May

Held online using Zoom on Wednesday May 13, 2020 There were no apologies. Kyle Sproat attended the meeting with a view to being co-opted on to the Board. Billy our Holdings Board rep had been in communication with CUFC Chief Exec Nigel Clibbens about the continuing impact of Coronavirus and likely next steps by the […]

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