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 2021 meetings.

Meetings are currently held via Zoom due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

  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

  Stephanie Wagner (Treasurer): Stephanie permanently moved to Pagosa Springs in 2013 with her husband who has lived off and on here for 20 years.  She grew up in a very small town outside Albany, NY and has a Business Administration degree from Pace University in New York. After college, she obtained her CPA license in New York State worked for one of the world’s largest accounting and tax firms, Ernst & Young, in both Connecticut and England, then worked in the private sector for many years including a 13-year stint as Controller for a non-profit hospice organization on Cape Cod, MA.  She and her husband bought The UPS Store franchise here in Pagosa in 2017 and live downtown with their dog, Jack.  She enjoys (no surprise) reading, cooking and keeping close tabs on her favorite sports teams!
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

Beth Ross:  Beth joined the library board in November, 2020.  She worked for GTE/Verizon from August 1978 through August 2001 in various positions in Engineering, Finance, IT, Communications and as Corporate Librarian.  She received her Masters of Library Science from University of North Texas.  She and her husband moved to Pagosa Springs full time in 2020.  She loves travel and golf and especially those two things together!  She is also active in the Pagosa Springs Ladies Golf Association.
1st term expires 12/31/23

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