Linda LaMantia is a civic leader and artist from Laredo, Texas. Linda joined the Texas Cultural Trust Board of Directors in 2011. A graduate of Texas A&M, Linda is very involved in supporting and promoting the Arts and education. Linda, in conjunction with her family, provide scholarships to students seeking to obtain their dream of a higher education through STARS Scholarship Foundation, awarding over $28.2 million since 2003. Linda is the Vice Chair of the Texas A&M PAC and serves on several local boards in her community.