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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Members’ Meeting – November 2020

Members meeting Friday 13th November, 2020 (Held online via Zoom) Attendance – All board plus A Woodcock (secretary) Members – B Abbott, J Kukuc, S Clarkson, A McAllister, R Mullen, M Middling, G Weston Frank Beattie introduced board members. Succession/ financial stability at CUFC Jim Mitchell – fans wanted change for a long time. Described […]

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CUSG Meeting Summary – October

Remote meeting via Zoom, 19.10.2020 Attendance – Simon Clarkson (Chair, London Branch), Terry McCarthy (London Branch), Geoff Weston (SLO), Nigel Davidson, Alastair Woodcock (CUOSC), Dan Maclennan (TheCumbrians.net), Barbara Abbott (Disabled Group), Keith Ward (Scottish Supporter), Gary Wylie (LGBTQ supporter), Andy Hall, Amy Nixon, Nigel Clibbens (CUFC) Apologies – Geoff Weston (SLO), Keith Elliott (CUSAT), Jim […]

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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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CUSG Meeting Summary – September

Remote meeting via Zoom, 07.09.2020 Attendance – Simon Clarkson (Chair, London Branch), Terry McCarthy (London Branch), Geoff Weston (SLO), Nigel Davidson, Alastair Woodcock (CUOSC), Keith Elliott (CUSAT), Dan Maclennan (TheCumbrians.net), Barry Carter, Barbara Abbott (Disabled Group), Keith Ward (Scottish Supporter), Gary Wylie (LGBTQ supporter), Andy Hall, Amy Nixon, Nigel Clibbens (CUFC)Apologies – Jim Mitchell (CUOSC), […]

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