Fleet Management Department
Mayor Parker Appoints Victor Ayres as the New
Fleet Management Department Director
June 5, 2015 -- Victor Ayres was appointed by Mayor Annise Parker and confirmed by City Council as Director of the Fleet Management Department June 3, 2015. Mr. Ayres has served the City of Houston for over 20 years in various roles. From 1993 – 2006, Mr. Ayres served in various capacities in the Finance and General Services Departments for the City of Houston, leading Fleet Management, Energy Management and Environmental Conservation Teams. He culminated those assignments as the City’s Fleet Manager from 2006 – 2008, where he led and developed comprehensive citywide plans and programs which addressed fleet funding levels, vehicle replacement schedules and fleet information management systems. Prior to his appointment and confirmation, Mr. Ayres served as the Deputy Director in the Solid Waste Department over operations since 2008.
“This is still a relatively young department with many opportunities to excel. I am looking forward to working with our talented and innovative staff to ensure that our customer departments are able to meet the citizen’s needs and expectations when it comes to service delivery from the city,” said Mr. Ayres.
Mr. Ayres holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Memphis and a Master’s in Business Administration from the University of Houston.
The City of Houston Fleet Management Department was created on July 1, 2011, by consolidating all fleet operations in the City into one central department. The Department has over 350 employees and 25 maintenance facilities across the City of Houston to provide fleet services to 22 City departments with a combined municipal fleet total of approximately 12,000 units. The department is responsible for asset management, maintenance and repairs, fueling services, vehicle acquisition and disposition, equipment specifications, alternative fuel vehicle planning and implementation and the City-wide shared motor pool program, FleetShare.