Board of Trustees
The Library Board of Trustees is a citizen's advisory board appointed by the City Council. Members serve 3-year terms.
Daly City Library Board Trustees
ENCARNACION, Arlene R. Vice President (Term expires 04/27/2018)
GALEON, Erlinda T. President (Term expires 06/11/2016)
LEX, William (Term expires 11/13/2018)
SHUBUNKA, Lynne M. (Term expires 03/22/2016)
DAUS-MAGBUAL, Roderick R. (Term expires 10/13/2017)
Meet the Board of Trustees
Bill Lex was appointed to the Library Board of Trustees in 2015. He is a founding member of the Daly City Public Library Associates and author of the 2015 Library Board of Trustees Annual Report. Bill is a member of the San Francisco International Airport (SFO) Rotary Club and acts as the program coordinator. He also volunteers at the SFO Aviation Museum & Library from which he received the Volunteer of the Year award in 2014 and 2015. Bill moved to Daly City with his family in 1961. He left for college in 1965 but Daly City was always his “home base.” He served in the US Air Force for 4 years attaining the rank of Captain. His educational credentials include a B.A. (Univ. of California-Santa Barbara), M.S. (Oregon State Univ.), and a Ph.D. (Univ. of Texas at Austin). Professionally, Bill was a flight instructor and commercial pilot and a higher education administrator in Alaska, Pennsylvania, California, Illinois, and the United Arab Emirates. He retired after serving 7 years as the Director of Fujairah Women’s College and as the founding Director for a separate college for men. In collaboration with the American Embassy in Abu Dhabi, he established an “American Corner” in the women’s college library. He returned to Daly City in 2007 with his wife, Diane, who is an elementary school teacher.
Dr. Roderick Raña Daus-Magbual is a Bay Area transplant via Riverside and Long Beach, CA. He received his BA in Liberal Studies from UC Riverside in 2000, his MA in Asian American Studies at San Francisco State University (SFSU) in 2004, and his Education Doctorate at the University of San Francisco (USF) in the Organization and Leadership (O&L) Program with a minor in the International Multicultural Education (IME) Program. Over the past several years, Rod has served as a teacher, coordinator, and as the current Director of Program Development for the Pin@y Educational Partnerships (PEP). He has had experience with various youth, student, and community organizations throughout California such as: the Asian Pacific Student Programs (APSP) at UC Riverside; Summer Program for Empowerment & Leadership (SPEL) sponsored by Search to Involve Pilipino Americans in Los Angeles; Festival of Filipino Arts & Culture (FPAC); Upward Bound Program (North) at Cal State Fullerton (CSUF); the Japanese Community Youth Council (JCYC); and the Asian Youth Prevention Services at the Filipino Community Center (FCC) in San Francisco, CA. In addition, Rod has taught classes at USF, UC Davis, Sonoma State University, City College of San Francisco (CCSF), and currently teaches at Skyline College in San Bruno, CA where he teaches Sociology 142: “Filipina/o Community Issues” under the Kababayan Learning Community. Rod also serves as a Commissioner for the Daly City Library Board of Trustees. He also enjoys playing, reading, cooking, and raising his daughter and son, Amianan and Razón, with his wife Arlene. Rod truly believes in a critical education that explores history and its influence on identity to transform society. He’s motivated by love and the pursuit for peace and social justice.
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