County Executive Officer Valde Guerra has been working for Hidalgo County since 1987 under various administrations in the County Judge’s Office. In 2002 the Budget Office was created and Guerra was appointed Budget Officer. In 2007, he was appointed Executive Officer by the Hidalgo County Commissioners Court to oversee and provide management direction to all County departments under the direct control of the Court.
Guerra received his Master's Degree in Public Administration from the University of Texas at Pan-American.
It is the responsibility of the Executive Officer to:
Ensure to the Court that all departments are managed and administered in an efficient and cost-effective manner
Support the overall operations of the County
Provide necessary services to the Hidalgo County citizens and/or to County departments and employees
It is the mission of the County's Executive Office to improve management processes and procedures to measure quantity and quality of work that is produced by all departments