Following the first meeting of the newly elected board of Wrexham Supporters Trust, the Society is pleased to announce that Nick Stockdale is elected as the new chair. Peter Jones will be vice-chair and Gavin Jones the secretary. Please click read more for more details.
Nick Stockdale is elected as the new chair. Having served as a board member previously, Nick returned to the WST board at the 2008 AGM. Along with Charles Wardle, Nick formulated the Wardle-Stockdale plan for developing the spare land around the Racecourse. This plan formed the basis for the Trusts bid to buy the club from ex-owner Alex Hamilton and has been the template for every subsequent proposed development at the Racecourse.
Peter Jones is elected as vice-chair. Pete also returned to the WST board at the 2008 AGM. Pete is the official club historian and has written several books about the club. He is involved with the Historical Society, the Former Players Association and helps to co-ordinate the work of the various Wrexham supporters groups. His energy and enthusiasm will prove invaluable to the WST in the coming year.
Gavin Jones is elected as the new secretary. Gavins new to the board having joined at the 2008 AGM. He is a company secretary in his own right and has worked on a number of WST projects over the past few years, most notably editing and designing the first Cmon the Town yearbook. He is also a committee member for the Rhos and District Reds.
Mark Williams is re-elected as treasurer, a post he has held continuously for four years.
The board of the WST has issued the following statement:
The new board has had discussions regarding the Societies strategy for this year and is formulating working parties to support this. The consensus is that we need to increase our membership numbers and step up our fund raising activity to reach our target of £500k.
The board is committed to achieving the Societies objective of gaining a stake in Wrexham Football Club and is working hard to achieve this.
Further announcements regarding the board structures and roles will be made in the coming weeks.