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. 


   Rebecca Battles (President): 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


Sherry Spears (Vice President): 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


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 

  Ronnie VanAtta
(Secretary): Ronnie and his wife Sherry moved to Pagosa Springs in 2021 after vacationing here since 2006. Making our vacation home our full-time home has been great. This University of Oklahoma graduate retired after a 39-year career as a technical writer at a software company in Plano, Texas. Ronnie is also involved in his POA’s Architectural Committee and the St. Patrick’s food pantry. They volunteer at the Ruby Sisson Library and previously at the Denton (TX) South Branch Library.
1st term expires 12/31/24

  Adam Buttons:
Adam has a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice and a Master’s Degree in Public Administration and other eclectic training. He feels honored to be a trustee and to be of service and hase been involved in community service since he was a teenager. He believes you have to be the solution that you seek. Adam is a Detentions Deputy for the Archuleta County Sheriff’s Office as well as a Substitute Teacher for the Archuleta County School District 50 JT. He is a commissioner on the Archuleta Planning Commission as well as an alternate planning commissioner for the Town of Pagosa Springs.  He has been involved in owning his own businesses, served on numerous non-profit boards and has done motivational speaking and coaching. Education is very important to him. He is a lifelong learner and that is due to his love for the library.
1st term expires 12/31/24

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

David Hamilton:
1st term expires 12/31/26

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