Jordi Ausàs i Coll

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Jordi Ausàs i Coll
Minister of Governance and Public Administration of the Generalitat de Catalunya
In office
12 March 2008 – 29 December 2010
President José Montilla Aguilera
Vice President Josep-Lluís Carod-Rovira
Preceded by Joan Puigcercós i Boixassa
Succeeded by Joana Ortega i Alemany
(as Minister of Governance and Institutional Relations)
Mayor of La Seu d'Urgell
In office
July 2003 – 11 March 2008
Preceded by Joan Ganyet i Solé
Succeeded by Albert Batalla i Siscart
Personal details
Born (1960-03-03) 3 March 1960 (age 54)
La Seu d'Urgell, Alt Urgell, Catalonia
Political party Republican Left of Catalonia
Children Pol, Martí and Bernat
Occupation Teacher and Politician

Jordi Ausàs i Coll (born 3 March 1960 in La Seu d'Urgell, Alt Urgell) Is a Catalan politician, Mayor of La Seu d'Urgell from 2003 to 2008 and Minister of Governance and Public Administration of Catalonia in the José Montilla government (2008–2010). He is a member of Republican Left of Catalonia (ERC).[1]

He is a Catalan language teacher in the University of Barcelona. He was a director of the Andorran School of Escaldes-Engordany in the Principality of Andorra.

Since 2003 he has been the Mayor of La Seu d'Urgell, in the Province of Lleida, he was reelected on 27 May 2007. Since 30 November 1995 he has been a deputy in the Parliament of Catalonia for Lleida province (From the unrecognized Vegueria of Alt Pirineu. He was the president of the Commission of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries (29 November 1999 - 17 December 2003).

In the Spanish general election, 2008 he was a candidate for Lleida Province, but failed to hold the ERC seat, which was gained by José Ignacio Llorens, the candidate of the People's Party.

On 10 March 2008, Joan Puigcercós i Boixassa resigned, and Ausàs succeeded him.

Political offices
Preceded by
Joan Puigcercós i Boixassa
Minister of Governance and Public Administration of the Generalitat de Catalunya
2008 – 2010
Succeeded by
Joana Ortega i Alemany
(as Minister of Governance and Institutional Relations)
Preceded by
Joan Ganyet i Solé
Mayor of La Seu d'Urgell
2003 – 2008
Succeeded by
Albert Batalla i Siscart

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