The Dundee United Supporters’ Foundation (DUSF) 2018 Election Notice
The DUSF Board of Directors have started the annual process of holding elections to the Board in time for the Company’s Annual General Meeting to be held on Sunday 12th August 2018 at 11am. in Chamber East, The Chamber Building, Panmure Street, Dundee, DD1 1EP.
This notice marks the start of the formal election process and is an invitation to qualifying members to consider whether they wish to stand for election to any of the forthcoming vacancies on the DUSF Board.
One current Foundation Board member is standing down (by rotation) and is understood to be seeking re-election, and there are another three vacant positions.
There are currently four Directors and as required by our Articles, one Director has to stand for re-election. The Director standing for re-election this time is: Michael Evans.
The other Directors who will remain in place are; John Gibson, Graham McLelland and Martin Manzi. Also there are an additional three vacant Director positions to be filled.
The Board wishes to give DUSF members full information so that the process is seen to be open,
fair and to help members get involved if they wish to do so.
In accordance with the standing election rules adopted by the Board, nominations are invited
for election to these positions by the return date of Saturday 30th June 2018.
Nominations are open from all current DUSF members who meet the following criteria;
- Aged 18 or over on June 30th 2018.
- The candidate must be a Founder Member, or a current fully paid up member (i.e has made membership contributions over at least the last six months and continues to contribute).
- Each nomination must also be supported by five current DUSF members who must also provide their details
Completed forms should be returned to FourM Limited, The Returning Officer, DUSF, Stannergate House, Dundee Road West, Dundee, DD5 INB or by email to the Returning Officer at firstname.lastname@example.org to arrive by the closing date of midnight on Saturday 30th June 2018.
As there are currently three other vacant positions on the Board, only if there are more nominations received than current vacancies will a postal ballot of the membership be held.
The election rules can be found in our Articles of Association
To be nominated for election to any of these positions, nominees must fully complete a Nomination Form. Please carefully read the Election Rules and the notes printed on the form before completing it.
A blank nomination form can be downloaded here
Failure to follow the nomination requirements may invalidate the nomination. Please bear in mind that leaving submission of nomination papers until the latest date will prevent us from getting in touch to try to correct any errors invalidating nomination papers.
1st June 2018