Tom Fox Q&A final reminder

This is a final reminder that our AGM takes place tomorrow (Thursday 19th February) including the Tom Fox Q&A forum. Doors open at 7pm for 7.15pm start at the Trinity Road stand entrance. Capacity does still exist for associate (free) members to attend, so please email your request to us on [email protected] Entrance is guaranteed to paid members who join online before the AGM or who pay their membership on the door.

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AVST AGM and Tom Fox forum reminder

Our AGM and Tom Fox Q&A forum is nearly upon us! On Thursday 19th February, doors open at 7pm at the Trinity Road stand, Villa Park, next to the McGregor statue. The AGM will start at 7.15pm. Entrance is guaranteed for paid members. Associate (free) members should contact us if they want to be placed on a reserve list if we have spare capacity.

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Welcome Tim Sherwood

The Aston Villa Supporters Trust wishes our new manager, Tim Sherwood, the very best as he takes on one of the most difficult, but potentially rewarding jobs, in football. The club needs invigoration to take us to safety this season and must then immediately seek to build for the future every Villa fan desires. Let us all get behind Tim for the game with Stoke on Saturday and start us on the road to recovery.

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Lambert departure

The Aston Villa Supporters Trust welcomes the news of Paul Lambert’s departure with cautious optimism. It has been clear since our survey last season that support for Paul was in short supply and that has only been magnified by performances this season. We feel it is for the best for both parties, Paul and the club, to part company at this time. We wish Paul the very best for the future and appreciate his forthright, and dignified statement, in response to the decision. We must…

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Remaining Board members

Finally, the last 2 roles…Finance and Administration will continue to be covered by Tony Barnes who will stand for re-election at the next AGM under the rotation policy. Hello, my name is Tony and I will be responsible for the Trust’s Finance and Administration. I am a Chartered Accountant currently working  in the Aerospace industry (see Linkedin profile). I have been involved with the Trust since its inception in 2001 and have held a number of roles. The McGregor statue is a standing testament to…

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Peter Warrilow standing for re-election

Peter has been chairman for the last year and is standing for re-election. I have been involved with the Trust since its inception firstly as Finance Director and latterly as Chairman. The McGregor statue was my big project followed by the rededication of his grave. I wholeheartedly believe in the Supporters Trust movement and believe that under my stewardship the Trust has achieved a unique position with the Club and its Chief Executive, Chief Financial Officer and others in the management team. We have often…

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Joe Al-Khayat standing for re-election

Joe has been performing the Company Secretary role for the last year and is standing for re-election. Hello, my name is Joe and I will be responsible for the Trust’s Legal and Administration aspects. I am a barrister and mediator, previously from the Midlands but currently based in Cardiff. I am very excited at the prospect of combining my legal expertise with my passion for Villa and the Villa Trust. The Trust has shown in the past that it is capable of some wonderful achievements…

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David Michael standing for re-election

David was appointed last year after coming on board to kick start the relaunch of AVST.  David will continue in his role of National Liaison, covering FSF liaison and national campaigns. Hello, my name is David. A lifelong Villa fan, from the days of Mr Ron Saunders onwards.  As one of the directors of the Aston Villa Supporters Trust, my main focus would be to ensure the trust is a dynamic voice in all supporter issues at a national level. 3 years ago, I set…

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Mo Razzaq standing for election

Mo Razzaq has been an acting director over the last year covering Marketing and was largely involved in pulling together the Survey analysis.  Mo will be taking over the Club Liaison role from Anne-Marie Fern. I was born and brought up in Lozells just 2 miles from Villa Park.So it was only right that I was chosen to follow Aston Villa. I am a season ticket holder and believe that young supporters are the lifeblood of the Club so match days are a family event…

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Stuart Griffin standing for election

Next standing for election is Stuart Griffin, who has been an acting director for a few months already in the Communications role. My name is Stuart Griffin and I am standing for the role of Communications Director. My day job is in the world of fraud investigation for a FTSE 100 company (please don’t hold that against me!) and I have been assisting with the Communications role for a few months now. I am originally from Cheltenham, and was a member of the committee for…

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