Ms. Linda Torres has worked with Professor Richard Tapia for the last 30 years. She currently serves as the Tapia Center’s Administrator. Ms. Torres is responsible for devising operational plans to achieve the goals and objectives of the Tapia Center programs. This includes budget and financial management, human resources, events, outreach and communications, and student support and recruitment. Ms. Torres received her B.S. degree from the University of Houston with a major in mathematics and a minor in child psychology. She spends her free time as a baseball mom/chauffeur to her 16-year-old son Christian who plays varsity baseball for Milby High School here in Houston. Ms. Torres is also an avid Houston Astros fan. Go Astros!