Frances Aguilar of Pearland Elected Trustee of Municipal Clerk Association
Pearland City Secretary Frances Aguilar, TRMC, was elected trustee of the Texas Municipal Clerks Association, Inc., at its annual business meeting held in Frisco on October 26, 2023.
The Texas Municipal Clerks Association, Inc., (TMCA) is a statewide association with over 1,100 members. The Association operates the Texas Municipal Clerks Certification Program (TMCCP) located at the University of North Texas, Denton. The Certification Program is recognized and endorsed by §22.074 of the Local Government Code, Vernon's Annotated Civil Statutes. TMCA publishes the Texas Municipal Election Law Manual, the Texas Municipal Law and Procedure Manual and the Texas Municipal Clerks Handbook.
As trustee, Aguilar will be charged with the responsibility of accomplishing the goals and objectives of TMCA. Since 1952 the Association has been dedicated to serving the demands of excellence in Texas' local government and public problem solving. Its principal missions are to motivate Texas city clerks and city secretaries to become leaders in their fields of governance and to provide an educational program for the beginning and career city clerk and city secretary.
“I am honored to be representing the City of Pearland as a Trustee and to be a part of this wonderful organization that promotes, supports, and educates city secretaries across Texas,” Aguilar said.
Aguilar serves as the City Secretary for the City of Pearland. She has over 20 years in municipal government and specializes in administration, election law, emergency management, policy analysis, human resources, and finance.
Aguilar holds a Texas Registered Municipal Clerk certification and the International Institute of Municipal Clerks Master Municipal Clerk designation. She is the current President of the TMCA Salt Grass Chapter and is active in various state, local, and international organizations.