Texas State Library and Archives Commission
February 12, 2018


The Texas State Library and Archives Commission met in a Board Development and Strategic Planning Session on Monday, February 12, 2018 at the Sam Houston Regional Library and Research Center, in Liberty, Texas.

Commissioners Present:

Michael C. Waters, Chair

Sharon T. Carr, vice Chair

F. Lynwood Givens

Larry G. Holt

Martha Wong



Staff Present:

Mark Smith, Director and Librarian

Gloria Meraz, Assistant State Librarian

Donna Osborne, Chief Operations and Fiscal Officer

Jelain Chubb, Director, Archives and Information Services

Craig Kelso, Director, State and Local Records Management

Jennifer Peters, Director, Library Development and Networking

Ava Smith, Director, Talking Book Program

Steve Rapp, Director, Information Technology Services

Tracy Kuhn Lash, Executive Assistant

Alana Inman, Manager, Sam Houston Center




Sandra J. Pickett

Barbara Gubbin



Chairman Waters called the meeting to order at 8:30 a.m. Mark Smith introduced Barbara Gubbin who led the commission and staff in a discussion on how to determine the public value of agency services and programs as well as opportunities and ideas to communicate that information to the public, stakeholders, and the legislature.  After the morning session, Alana Inman lead the commission and staff on a tour of the Sam Houston Center’s newly renovated museum space.  After the tour, Chairman Waters reconvened the meeting into a strategic planning session and adjourned the meeting at 4:30 p.m. No action was taken during the meetings.

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