Boards & Committees


Library Advisory Board

Link: Library

Term of Office: Three Years
Meeting Schedule: As Needed
Staff Liaison: Wende Ragonis, Andria Heiges, and Paula Shields

Board Member

Nominating Entity

Term Expires December 31

Weldon Williams City of Brenham 2017
Keith Herring City of Brenham 2018
Meg Cone City of Brenham 2018
Christy Van Dyke City of Brenham 2019
Alana Winkelmann Brenham Fortnightly 2018
Marchia Foster Brenham Fortnightly 2019
Betty Fortner Brenham Fortnightly 2017
Jody Tyson Brenham Fortnightly 2017
Renee Mueller Brenham Fortnightly 2019

The Library Advisory Board was created to assist the City of Brenham in the planning and operation of the Nancy Carol Roberts Memorial Library with the ultimate goal being to provide the best service possible to the citizens of the library's service population as assigned by the Texas State Library and Archives Commission.

The Board's purpose is to counsel city staff on establishing, reviewing and updating policies, monitoring existing operations, making recommendations regarding fee schedules for services, considering ways to better utilize the existing facilities, and at all times providing a plan for future development of the Library.

The Board shall consist of nine (9) members approved by the Brenham City Council. Five (5) members shall be nominated by the Brenham Fortnightly Club from its membership; four (4) members are to be nominated by the Mayor or City Council members.

All members shall reside in Washington County. Members shall be appointed to staggered three (3) year terms, ending in December of each calendar year. The City Librarian shall be an ex-officio member of the Board. A Staff Liaison, to be designated by the City Manager, will perform support services, prepare agendas, post meeting notices, and prepare the minutes of the Board meetings. The Board members shall elect a Chairperson, a Vice-Chairperson and a Secretary, whose terms shall be for a period of one (1) year.

All recommendations from this Board shall be presented to City Council for final approval.