Government of Extremadura
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|Gobierno de Extremadura||Cabinet in 2007|
|Kind||Government of an Autonomous Community|
|headquarters||Conventual Santiaguista (Mérida)
|President||José Antonio Monago Terraza|
|Vice president||Cristina Elena Teniente Sánchez|
The Board of Extremadura comprises the President, Vice President or Vice Presidents (if any) and regional ministers. Each minister is in charge of one Ministry and is freely appointed and dismissed by the President, reporting to the Assembly.
In accordance with the President's general guidelines, the government establishes policy and directs the administration of the Autonomous Region, exercising its executive and regulatory powers under the Spanish Constitution and the Statute of Extremadura. Its headquarters are in Mérida, capital of Extremadura, in accordance with Article 5 of the Statute of Autonomy.
The current President of the Government of Extremadura, José Antonio Monago Terraza, was elected in the elections of May 22, 2011. For 24 years previously, the president had been Juan Carlos Rodríguez Ibarra. The current government of Extremadura is composed of the following directors:
|President||José Antonio Monago Terraza||People's Party (Spain)|
|Vice President, Spokesperson and Department of Labour, Business and Research||Cristina Elena Teniente Sánchez||People's Party (Spain)|
|Department of Public Administration||Pedro Tomás Nevado-Batalla Moreno||People's Party (Spain)|
|Department of Economy and Finance||Antonio Fernández Fernández||People's Party (Spain)|
|Department of Development, Housing, Planning and Tourism||Víctor Gerardo del Moral||People's Party (Spain)|
|Department of Education and Culture||Trinidad Nogales Besarrate||People's Party (Spain)|
|Department of Agriculture, Rural Development, Environment and Energy||José Antonio Echávarri||People's Party (Spain)|
|Department of Health and Social Policy||Jerónima Sayagués Prieto||People's Party (Spain)|
- Government of Extremadura, Presentation at the European Commission's website.
- "The regional government of Extremadura shares with the EU Commissionner for Regional Policy its innovation strategy". EU Committee of the Regions. 7 April 2014.