Deputy City Manager

Aida Lerma, CPM
(956) 580-8729
[email protected]

Oversees the following departments:

  • Mission Historical Museum
  • Speer Memorial Library
  • Community Block Grant Program (Housing)
  • Information Technology
  • Boys and Girls Club
  • Shary Municipal Golf Course
  • Health
  • Mission Event Center
  • Mission Food Pantry

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

L. David Flores, Jr., CPM

Deputy City Manager
[email protected]
Office: 956-580-8662
Fax:956-580-8768

Oversees the following departments:
Public Utilities
Police
Fire
Civil Service
Municipal Court
Finance
Planning
Parks & Recreation
Human Resources/Risk Management

Work Experience:

Mr. Flores brings over 19 years of experience to the City of Mission in Planning, Engineering, Subdivision Process/Development, Utilities (Water & Sanitary Sewer), Utilities Administration (regulatory compliance and reporting), Information Technology, Geographic Information Systems (GIS Analyst) and has practical experience in Emergency Management/Homeland Security from the local level to Title 10/Federal level.  Mr. Flores has worked for the Cities of McAllen, Pharr and Falfurrias in increased levels of responsibility.  He is a U.S. Army Veteran of over 37 Years completing his Military Career as a Sergeant Major in the U.S. Army Reserve.  He holds an Associate Degree in Public Administration, Bachelors in Business/Technology.  He is married with five daughters, one son and six grandchildren.