New organisation – election update & proxy voting

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New organisation – elections update including how to cast a proxy vote

This Thursday 22nd November 2018 the new organisation will meet, with the National Council and Board elected. We wanted to give you an update on the various elections and how you can stand or vote.

Affiliate representatives on the National Council

Online voting closed at noon today for the affiliate representatives (20th November).

You can see the results by clicking the various networks below

Premier League

Championship

EFL 1 & EFL 2 (combined)

National game

Supporter owned clubs

The sixth affiliate network is Fans for Diversity. At their meeting on the 15th November they elected the following people to represent them on the National Council:

Chris Paouros

Malcolm Hirst

Shin Aujla

Individual representatives on the National Council

Individuals can put themselves forward to stand for the National Council up to the meeting on the 22nd November 2018. To fill out a nomination form and/or find out more please click here

We have already had a number of candidates submit their statements which you can read here 

(We will update the list of statements up until 5pm on Wednesday 21st November.)

Voting will take place at the EGM on the 22nd November, if you can’t make it and would like to vote you can fill out the appropriate proxy form which you can download at the bottom of this page.

Associate representatives on the National Council

Representatives from associate organisations can be authorised to stand on their behalf from their associate supporter organisation up to the meeting on the 22nd November. To fill out a nomination form and/or find out more please click here.

We have already had a number of applications for associate positions on the National Council and you can read their statements here.

(We will update the list of statements up until 5pm on Wednesday 21st November.)

Voting will take place at the EGM on the 22nd November, if you can’t make it and would like to vote you can fill out the appropriate proxy form which you can download at the bottom of this page.

Chair and Vice Chair of the Board of the new supporters’ organisation

Individuals can apply to be the Chair and Vice Chair of the Board of the new supporters organisation right up until the meeting on the 22nd November. To fill out a nomination form and/or find out more please click here

You can read the nomination forms of applicants to be Chair so far by clicking here

You can read the nomination forms of applicants to be Vice Chair so far by clicking here 

(We will update the list of statements up until 5pm on Wednesday 21st November.)

Voting will take place at the EGM on the 22nd, if you can’t make it and would like to vote you can fill out the appropriate proxy form at the bottom of this page.

Standing for, and electing the Board of the new supporters organisation

Aside from the Chair and Vice Chair, the Board of the new supporters organisation will ordinarily be elected by and from the National Council (in the first year, it is anticipated that three one-year places will be taken from the current Interim Board.)

We have asked applicants for the National Council positions to inform us of their intention (or not) of standing for the Board if they are successful in being elected to the National Council. Although the voting is for National Council members only and these people won’t be confirmed until the 22nd in the interests of transparency you can see the statements of people who intend to stand for the Board (if eligible) here

(We will update the list of statements up until 5pm on Wednesday 21st November.)

Please note as voted by the members of the FSF and SD at the AGM one place on the Board will be held for a candidate from each of the Fans for Diversity and supporter-owned clubs National Council members.

Voting

You can vote for individual representatives, associate representatives and the Chair and Vice Chair positions by attending the EGM on the 22nd November.

While it is not a requirement we would appreciate it if delegates can register beforehand here.

If you can’t attend but would like to vote in the individual, associate, Chair and Vice Chair elections you can do so by filling out the appropriate proxy form which you can download from the bottom of this page.

Please note to vote either in person or proxy you will need to join and become a member. You can become an individual member and/or(assuming you have the authority from your supporters organisation) sign up your affiliate or associate organisation. There will be an opportunity to join as a member as part of the proxy form, online registration or registration on the day.

 

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