Clayton Perry was elected to San Antonio's City Council for District 10 in June 2017.
Councilman Perry began his journey in Giddings, Texas. His father, Hays Perry owned a plumbing company where the younger Perry worked after school and during summers. After attending Giddings High School, he earned his Bachelor of Science in Building Construction from Texas A&M University in 1979. During his time at Texas A&M, Councilman Perry was a part of the Corps of Cadets in the Fight’n Texas Aggie Band. After receiving his degree, Councilman Perry began his career in the military as an Air Force Civil Engineer. He served almost 21 years and retired from Headquarters, Air Education and Training Command at Randolph Air Force Base as a Lieutenant Colonel in 2000. During this time, Councilman Perry earned his Master’s Degree in Aerospace Technology from Embry Riddle. His most memorable accomplishment was in Europe where he programmed, designed, and oversaw construction of the facilities in support of the first Ground Launched Cruise Missile Wing at RAF Greenham Common in England.
Councilman Perry has more than 30 years of experience in all aspects of construction including environmental engineering and remediation where he has been responsible for directing entire programs, project management, marketing and business development organizations within the industry. When he was not working on large-scale engineering and construction projects, Councilman Perry was active in his community. He served on his neighborhood association board and as president, Northeast Neighborhood Alliance member, membership secretary and secretary, and as the District 10 representative and chairman on the Building Standards Board, and 2017-2022 Bond Committee.
Councilman Perry has three children: Beau, Amanda, and Devon; all of whom he is extremely proud of their accomplishments. He is also the grandfather to five children, Madilyn, Vivian, Kimberlyn, Kaden, and Caleb. When he is not serving the residents of District 10, he can be found on the lake or visiting his family.