Region 5

Region five. Changing lives!

You’ve heard the expression - Location. Location. Location. In this case, it’s your location that determines where you belong within the SHPE familia. Region Five covers the South and includes Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma, Tennessee, and Texas.


Leading Hispanics in STEM


  • Vice President

    Omar Torres

    Omar Torres was born and raised in Houston, TX. I moved to the Rio Grande Valley (RGV) in ’98 and graduated from La Joya ISD in ’06, went on and earned his bachelor's and master’s degrees in mechanical engineering in 2011 at UT-Pan American and 2018 at UT – Rio Grande Valley, respectively. Has held a variety of SHPE leadership positions as a graduate student and professional currently serves as Regional Vice President for Region 5. He has worked in the oil and gas industry since 2009 and currently works for Chevron as a Drill Site Representative.


  • Regional Student Representative

    Isela Rivera-Andrade
    Louisiana State University

  • Regional Graduate Representative


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