The deadline for completing this form has now passed. A key feature of all
Trusts is that they are run by their members for their members.
Elections are crucial to maintaining the democracy of Supporters Trusts.
The democratic aspect of a Trust is one of its key characteristics and BCST will
be following Supporters Direct best practice in order to ensure that:
- Elections are free and fair
- Election administration is non-partisan and neutral
- The election serves members
- The election process is transparent and seen to be so
This year the positions up for grabs are Chairman, Treasurer and three board
member positions. Anyone interested in running for a position must be a member
of the Trust and the working group will give every assistance to prospective
Even if you're not interested in standing for a place on the board, or are
not currently a Trust member please take an interest in these elections. This is
your Trust and elected individuals will be representing your interests.
The files below are all PDF files, either click to view or right click and
choose the appropriate option to save them to your PC. If you would like the
documents in any other format please let us know.
Election Forms and
Please find below all documents relating to
the administration of Bristol City Supporters Trust Elections and a few pieces
of other useful information. If you have any questions during the election
period please direct them to the Election Working Group via the Trust. If you
have any questions at any other time then please contact the Trust
Board Membership Policy
contains all the rules governing Society Trust Board Members. The document is
split into the following areas. Membership of the board; Conduct of Society
Board Members; Confidentiality and Collective Responsibility; Limitations and
Conflicts of Interest; and Disciplinary Matters.
This contains a brief overview
of the nature and duties expected of each of the ten elected positions on the
Society Trust Board and also the Company Secretary.
This document contains the
rules governing the Trusts elections. These are designed to ensure the elections
are run in accordance with Supporters Direct best practice. Sections cover;
Election Control; Eligibility and Nomination; Election Rules; and Manifestos and
AGM and Elections Annual Process
document gives a brief overview of the key milestones the Trust must meet in
running the elections and holding the AGM. Planning for the AGM and elections
should commence four months before the AGM us due to be held.
Illustration of Single Transferable Voting
Society Trust Board members will be elected using
the Single Transferable Voting System rather than First Past The Post which is
used for parliamentary elections. This document details the reason why and also
how the voting system works.
Information regarding Supporters Direct best
practice for Elections.
This form must be completed
by anyone wishing to stand for election to the Trust Board.