TexShare Advisory Board

The TexShare Advisory Board is appointed by the State Library Commission and is charged by statute to advise the Commission on matters relating to the TexShare consortium. The Advisory Board includes representatives from community colleges, private universities, publicly-funded academic institutions, medical libraries, and public libraries, as well as two representatives of the general public.

Advisory Board Roster
September 1, 2022, through August 31, 2023

Cody Gregg (2023) - Chair
Dean of Learning Resources
Del Mar College
101 Baldwin
Corpus Christi, TX 78404-3897

Amanda Barrera (2025)
Director of Library Services
City of Amarillo
413 SE 4th
Amarillo, TX 79101

Daniel E. Burgard (2025)
Executive Director, Library and Information Services
Director, National Network of Libraries of Medicine, South Central Region
University of North Texas Health Science Center
3500 Camp Bowie Boulevard
Fort Worth, TX 76107

Nora Galvan (2024)
Director of Library Services
Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD
PSJA ISD Administration Building
601 E. Kelly Ave.
Pharr, TX 78577

Debbie Garza (2023)
Library Director
Midland County Public Library
301 W. Missouri Ave.
Midland, TX  78701

Betsy Helesic (2025)
Director of Library and Research Technologies
Bryan Wildenthal Memorial Library and Archives of the Big Bend
Sul Ross State University
400 N Harrison St.
Alpine, TX 79830

Edward Melton (2023)
Library Director
Harris County Public Library
5749 S Loop East
Houston, TX  77033-1604

Ernestina Mesa (2024)
Dean for Academic Success
Palo Alto College
1400 W. Villaret Blvd.
San Antonio, TX 78224

Alexia Riggs (2025)
Director, A. Frank Smith, Jr. Library Center
Southwestern University
1001 E. University Ave.
Georgetown, TX 78626

Federico Salas-Isnardi (2024)
Director, Mayor's Office for Adult Literacy
550 McKinney Street, 5th Floor
Houston, Texas 77002

Sharon Strover, Ph.D. (2023)
Philip G. Warner Regents Professor in Communication
Department of Radio-Television-Film
The University of Texas at Austin

Gloria Meraz
(TSLAC Liaison)
Director and Librarian
Texas State Library & Archives Commission
1201 Brazos
P O Box 12927
Austin, TX 78711-2927

Strategic Planning Links

  • 2016 Texas e-Resources Strategic Planning Discussion - Report
  • 2015 Texas Statewide Resource Sharing Summit - Rose Hayden and Ara Merjanian, RAH Consulting, Inc., facilitator - Report
  • 2012 Texas Statewide Resource Sharing Summit - Joseph Matthews, JRM Consulting, Inc., facilitator - Report (DOC)
  • 2008 TexShare Statewide Resource Sharing Summit - Maureen Sullivan, facilitator - Report
  • 2004 Texas Statewide Resource Sharing Strategic Planning Session - Ann Joslin, facilitator - Report
  • 2000 Strategic Planning for Resource Sharing in Texas - Nancy M. Bolt, facilitator - Report

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Page last modified: January 12, 2023