Assistant City Manager

Aida Lerma, CPM
(956) 580-8729
alerma@missiontexas.us

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 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.

Assistant City Manager

L. David Flores, Jr., M.S., CPM

Deputy City Manager
dflores@missiontexas.us
Office: 956-580-8662
Fax:956-580-8768

Oversees the following departments:

Police
Fire
Civil Service
Municipal Court
Finance
Purchasing
Human Resources
Risk Management
Utility Billing
Veteran’s Cemetery (Rio Grande Valley State Veteran’s Cemetery).

Work Experience:

Mr. Flores brings over 21 years of local government experience to the City of Mission.  Mr. Flores has worked for the Cities of McAllen, Pharr and Falfurrias in increased levels of responsibility from Planning, Engineering, Utilities Administration to Information Technology and City Administrator.  A strategic planner and proven leader, he brings thoughtful insight and a fresh perspective to the Executive Office.  He is a U.S. Army Disabled Veteran of over 37 Years completing his Military Career as a Sergeant Major in the U.S. Army Reserve.  He holds degrees in Public Administration, Business/Technology, and Criminal Justice with concentration in Emergency Management/Homeland Security.  He is married with five daughters, one son and seven grandchildren.

Assistant City Manager

JP Terrazas

jpterrazas@missiontexas.us

 

Oversees the Following Departments:

City Engineer
Drainage
Streets
Facility Maintenance
Planning
Public Works
Fleet
Sanitation
Parks Division