Houston native Fatima Salazar, recently promoted to Executive Secretary for the Office of Compliance and Student Services, is in her eighth year with the University of Houston Department of Athletics. Her primary responsibilities in this position include providing secretarial and administrative support to the Athletics Compliance and Student Service staffs and serving as the area's office manager.
Salazar began working at the University of Houston in 1997 in the Sports Information office. In 1999, she transferred within the department and served as a secretary for the Olympic Sports area, working primarily with women's basketball, baseball, volleyball and tennis. Fatima worked as a financial assistant in the Athletic Business Office from 2001-2002 before returning to Olympic Sports.
Prior to be hired by the Athletics Department in 1997 Fatima was employed as a customer service/credit representative for Foley's Department stores' corporate offices for five years.
A 1992 graduate of Austin High School in Houston, Fatima attended Latino Learning Centers for secretarial training and then Houston Community College.
Fatima married Jorge Salazar on June 22, 2002 and they live in Houston.