Friends of the Texas A&M University Libraries

  • Collection
  • Spaces
  • Preservation

The Friends of the Texas A&M University Libraries exist to cultivate student success with research collections, digital technology and study spaces; to assist in fundraising for library priorities and to promote membership in the Friends.

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OUR LEADERSHIP

Officers

  • President
    Gary Taraba ’74
  • Vice President/
    President Elect

    Troie Burch ’77
  • Vice President/
    Membership

    Cindy Craigen ’88
  • Secretary
    Raleigh Newsam II
  • Treasurer
    Suzanne Ivey ’76
  • Past President
    Patty Eberhart ’76

Board

  • Michael Bolton
  • Zou Cherry
  • Cindy Craigen ’88
  • Melissa DeWitt ’77
  • Gregg Dimmick ’74
  • Terry Doyle
  • Amanda Fleming ’94
  • Brooks Friesenhahn ’14
  • Celia Goode-Haddock ’72
  • Andrea Heath
  • Suzanne Ivey ’76
  • James H. Johnson ’86
  • Pat Pierson
  • J.J. Roohms ’92
  • Suzy Stewart ’78
  • Melanie Toler ’76
  • Marisa Vergara '95
  • Sheri Yetter ’08
OUR HISTORY
Sterling C. Evans

Established in 1970 by Sterling C. Evans ’21 with his classmate Jeff Dykes ’21, the Friends organization promotes understanding and appreciation of the University Libraries. Mr. Evans served as the first president and pioneered in collection building and fundraising. He championed the Libraries until his death at age 101.