On Saturday 22nd February, at The Leeds United Supporters’ trust board meeting, Gyp Walters and Gillian Ward were both unanimously voted onto the board with their primary focus being to help support, grow and develop our membership programme.
Gyp Walters – Board Role – Membership Partnership & Benefits Manager
Gyp will be responsible for creating / sourcing exclusive membership benefits and partnerships, and helping to create exclusive membership packages with discounts and reasons to sign up to the Trust.
Gyp has been a Leeds fan since his first match at Elland Road with his dad in 1978. He is a proud season ticket holder in the Don Revie Stand and has never seen a better goal than Gordon Strachan vs Leicester City in April 1990!
Gyp is keen to speak to any businesses/members or fans who would like to chat through any potential partnerships or membership discounts. Please get in touch: Gyp.firstname.lastname@example.org
Gillian Ward – Board Role – Memberships Manager
Gill will be responsible for maintaining an accurate and up to date database of all Trust and Future Trust Members, welcoming them on board and distributing each new member with a membership pack. In addition ensuring that membership renewals are also processed and expired members are informed. Gill will also act as primary contact for any membership enquiries.
Gill is a lifelong supporter of Leeds United; her father was a fan and was in her blood from then on. This continues with her son and, hopefully, her two grandsons. Gill’s first game was in September 1971 Gill is delighted to join the board of the Leeds United Supporters’ Trust and as Membership Manager she’s hoping to encourage new members to join and support existing members.
Pete Emmerson, Chairman of Leeds United Supporters’ Trust said “I’m really pleased that both Gyp and Gill have joined us as co-opted board members, they will bring a wealth of experience and knowledge into their roles.
Developing and strengthening what’s included in a membership is a priority for 2020 and whilst giving members a voice we also want to ensure we can give them value for money and benefits for joining. It’s just £10 a year to sign up the trust and free for junior members – please encourage friends and family to sign up at www.leedsunitedtrust.com. “
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