Our Executive Office
Mark Smith, director and librarian
Ed Seidenberg, deputy director/assistant state librarian
The Executive Office (EXEC) at the Texas State Library and Archives Commission provides leadership for the operating divisions and works closely with the agency commission. The director and librarian serves as the agency’s chief executive officer, and the assistant state librarian serves as the chief operating officer. The Executive Office coordinates strategic planning and budgeting efforts; provides information to the governor, Texas Legislature and Legislative Budget Board; and ensures that the mission, goals and objectives of the agency are fulfilled.
The Executive Office also includes the executive assistant, the communications officer and the graphics designer. Communication responsibilities include electronic publication of an employee blog, Angelina, preparation of all agency publications and information items, distribution of agency press releases and support of internal and external communications.
The agency’s operating divisions include Administrative Services (ADMIN), Archives & Information Services (ARIS), Information Resources Technologies (IRT), Library Development and Networking (LDN), State & Local Records Management (SLRM) and the Talking Book Program (TBP). Its division leaders report to the director and librarian and the assistant state librarian.