National Organization of Minority Architecture Students


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General NOMAS Email:

President: Cynthia Torres


We are the National Organization of Minority Architecture Students, a new student organization at The University of Texas at Arlington.


  • To foster communication and fellowship among minority design-oriented students at The College of Architecture, Planning and Public Affairs through educational, social, and charitable programs and projects
  • To be an effective source of motivation and inspiration for minority youth and maintain an active role in the education of new designers
  • To act for all minority design-oriented students on matters affecting their work and the communities in which they live and work
  • To create, encourage, and maintain relationships with other students/faculty/professionals at both local and national scales whose work affects the physical and social environment

2022-2023 OFFICERS


Name and Email

President Cynthia Torres
Vice President Vrunda Desai
Media Manager Valeria Davila
Secretary Jennifer Dominguez
Treasurer    Jaqueline Alvizo
Media Manager Tressa Renee Gautney
Student Advisor Adan Hernandez Salazar
Event Coordinator Jose E. Garcia
Event Coordinator Kaitlyn Decpano
Historian Michelle Marquez
Faculty Advisor Dr. Austin Allen
Faculty Advisor Crystal Maria Portillo
Faculty Advisor Victor Vielma