Victoria Public Library Advisory Board


  • Noon
  • Quarterly on the 3rd Wednesday of February, May, August, and November
  • Victoria Public Library
    302 N Main Street
    Victoria, TX 77901


The Library Advisory Board is composed of eleven members. Below is each member's name and when their term expires..

City Council Appointed Members

  • Ashley Sisson (October 2026)
  • Catherine Olson (October 2026)
  • Sarah Zeller (August 2025)
  • Prema Ranjan (August 2025)

City and County Joint Appointed Member

Gay Patek (October 2023) 

Bronte Club Representative

  • Barbara Lack 

County Commissioner Court Appointed Members

  • La Shaundrea Harris (September 2025)
  • Dale Zuck (September 2025)
  • Dr. Jill Fox (September 2025)
  • Sheri Van Sickle (September 2025)

Friends of the Library Representative

Friends of the Library President- Diana Sneed

About the Board

The Victoria Public Library is operated jointly by the City of Victoria and County of Victoria. The purposes of the Victoria Public Library Advisory Board are:

  • To act as a liaison between the governing bodies of the City and County
  • To develop and establish immediate and long-range policies for the Library within the overall policies of the City and County
  • To perform such other duties and functions as delegated by the City and County
  • To review budgets proposed by the Library administration and to recommend to the City and County adjustments, changes and final adoption of those budgets