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Library Commission

The New Mexico State Library Commission was created in 1975 and is composed of five members. Four members of the commission are appointed by the governor from among resident citizens of the state interested in and informed with regard to library conditions. The appointees represent different sections of the state. The fifth member is appointed by the New Mexico Public Education Department.    

The commission provides advice, upon request of the state librarian, on matters and duties of the State Library and any other issues related to libraries in New Mexico.  

The commission shall have a minimum of four meetings or hearings per year and are open to the public. All minutes of the commission are public records, and may be examined upon request. Officers of the commission are chairperson and vice-chairperson. Officers are elected annually, at the first meeting held at the beginning of the fiscal year.  

Those interested in serving on the New Mexico State Library Commission should forward a cover letter and resume or an application to:

Boards and Commissions / Office of the Governor
490 Old Santa Fe Trail, Room 400
Santa Fe, New Mexico 87501
Phone: (505) 476-2200

Next Meeting

Wednesday July 12, 2017, 12pm – 2 pm,  at the New Mexico State Library in the Commissioners' Room located at 1209 Camino Carlos Rey, Santa Fe, NM 87507        

For additional information or to obtain a copy of meeting/hearing minutes, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. at (505) 476-9762.

Agendas & Minutes

April 5, 2017  Draft agenda

January 26, 2017  Draft agenda / Draft minutes

November 3, 2016 Agenda / Draft minutes / attached Bureau reports

July 1, 2016 Agenda / Minutes

April 28, 2016 minutes / Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum, Las Cruces / Agenda

April 28, 2016 attachments:

January 1, 2016:  minutes / agenda

October 22, 2015:  minutes

July 10, 2015:  agenda

April 10, 2014:  agenda

 

 

Library Commissioners

Norice Lee                      

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Professional Member/Chairperson
Las Cruces
Term Expires:  6/30/2019

Dean Smith                   

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Professional Member/Vice Chairperson
Albuquerque
Term Expires:  6/30/2019

Elizabeth Martinez                      

Public Member
Santa Fe
Term Expires:  6/30/2020

Millie Pogna 

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Public Education Department Appointee
Albuquerque 
Term Expires:  12/31/2018

Cynthia Shetter

Cynthia Shetter

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Public Member
Los Lunas
Term expires: 6/30/2022