Board of Trustees

Trustee meetings usually are held the third Wednesday of each month at 4:00 pm at the library. Check the Library Calendar for changes or click here for a list of 2022 meetings.

Meetings are currently held via Zoom due to the COVID-19 pandemic. See list of 2021 meetings (link above) for Zoom information. 

  Gayle Dixon (President): Gayle Dixon is an attorney licensed in Colorado. She has served as the Town of Pagosa Springs Municipal Prosecutor, as well as holding a contract position with the Southern Ute Tribe.  In addition to her Juris Doctor degree, she holds a Masters in Library Science from Kent State University. She moved to Pagosa Springs in 2013 after retiring from the Department of Homeland Security (ICE, OPLA). She enjoys downhill skiing, wine-making, camping, travel, and (no surprise!) reading. Gayle’s volunteer activities include the Library Board, and the American Red Cross where she is a disaster assistance responder. Meeting neighbors in floods and fires is not a new thing for her.  Her ham radio call sign is KK4OEB. She and her beloved black Lab Patty are frequently seen on their daily hike on the Lake Forest path. Her favorite reading genre is science fiction.
2nd term expires 12/31/23

Lynnis Steinert (Vice President): Lynnis and her family moved to Pagosa Springs in 1985. She worked for Citizens Bank and Wolf Creek Ski Area for several years. She likes to hike, travel, read, research family and volunteer. Lynnis has been a volunteer and tour guide at Chimney Rock Archeological site for over 20 years. She has been on the boards of the Pagosa Springs Arts Council, Chamber of Commerce, Archuleta County Genealogical Society and Chimney Rock Interpretive Association.
1st term expires 12/31/22

Carol Sheets  Carol Sheets (Secretary): Carol joined the Board in October 2015 and has been a volunteer for the past year and a half.  She grew up in rural Pennsylvania then lived in Cambridge, MA and Virginia.  She fell in love with the mountains and retired to Pagosa Springs in 2013 after 35 years as an analytical chemist.  She enjoys hiking and biking and is getting reacquainted with sewing and knitting.  Of course, she also loves reading and spending time at the library.
2nd term expires 12/31/21

This image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is 6985DBFC-31D2-4653-A777-3CA3F1203386-1-1024x1024.jpeg  Katie Cloudman (Treasurer): Katie Cloudman and her husband have been part-time Pagosa Springs residents since 2006, but in November 2020, they made Pagosa Springs their permanent home. Katies ia retired from a 37-year career as a librarian. Twenty-seven of those years were spent as a public library reference and readers advisory librarian. She reads extensively and is a real fiction buff. She also enjoys skiing, traveling and is an exercise enthusiast.
1st term expires 12/31/22 

  Rebecca Battles: Rebecca Battles moved to Pagosa Springs after retirement from a 22 years career in the aerospace industry, in addition to the 15 years in the medical device field.  She graduated with a Masters in Liberal Arts from Texas Christian University later in life and is now investigating all the fun things that she didn’t have time for in her previous life.
1st term expires 12/31/23

Andrea Cox:
1st term expires 12/31/23


Sherry Spears: Sherry and her husband, Keith, found Pagosa in 2011 after retiring from farming and ranching in Vernon, TX. They divide their time between Pagosa and Vernon. Sherry supports the Pagosa Springs Medical Center, Seeds of Learning, St. Patrick’s
Episcopal Church and the library. An avid Horned Frog football and baseball fan, she graduated from Texas Christian University with a Bachelor of Science in Education. Sherry enjoys entertaining, cooking, music, local jeep and ATV trips and reading. 
1st term expires 12/31/22


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