IMG_3244Deputy City Manager

Aida Lerma
(956) 580-8729

Oversees the following departments:

Mission Historical Museum, Speer Memorial Library, Community Block Grant Program (Housing), Human Resources, Information Technology.  In addition to serving as Deputy City Manager, she is also the Public Relations Director as well as responsible for organizing the City’s special events and Sister City Projects.

Work Experience:

Mrs. Lerma has been employed with the City of Mission since 2005 and brings an extensive background in organizational and program development. Aida served as President & Chief Executive Officer of the Greater Mission Chamber of Commerce. Her past career path of 20 years in chamber work involved being responsible for all administrative and management functions and executing the mission of the Chamber as approved by the Board of Directors. As CEO, Mrs. Lerma provided leadership, vision, guidance and strategic direction for the full range of activities of the Chamber as well as the coordination of the program of work; organizational structure and procedures; motivation of volunteers; financial planning and management; maintenance of membership; employment training and supervision of staff; interpretation of policy as well as long-range planning.


Deputy City Manager


Randy Perez
(956) 580-8724

Oversees the following departments:

City Secretary, City Engineer, Finance, Planning, Code Enforcement, Purchasing, Parks & Recreation, Facility Maintenance, Public Works, Streets, Health, Sanitation, and Utility Billing.


Mr. Randy Perez received a Bachelor of Business Administration with a degree in Accounting and a Master of Public Administration from the University of Texas-Pan American.

Work Experience:

Mr. Randy Perez has 14 years in various capacities including Accountant, Chief Accountant, Grant Administrator, Assistant Finance Director, and most recently the Finance Director