Mission

We are a private foundation with 70 years of history which aims to promote cultural exchange between Catalonia and the United States of America through both cultural and academic actions and working with organizations on both sides of the Atlantic.

Vision

✓ We endeavor to be a fundamental part of research and the dissemination of culture, history and politics of the United States of America.

✓ We seek to integrate people and institutions involved in or who want to become involved in the diffusion of American culture into the IEN.

✓ We want to become a benchmark for American culture and politics in Europe.

The Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees is a collegiate body made up of individuals or legal entities, with a minimum of four and a maximum of twenty-six members, who must have strong ties to the United States of America and be prominent in academic, cultural or economic spheres. They adopt their agreements by majority vote in accordance with the terms laid out in the statutes of the Institute of North American Studies Foundation.

President

Sr. Juan Francisco Corona Ramón

Vice President

Sr. Ismael Nafría Mitjans

Secretary

Sr. Juan Carlos Arranz Valles

Treasurer

Sr. Carles Domingo Pagès

Spokespeople

Sr. Ramon Casals Creus
Sra. Caterina Guinovart Florensa
Sra. Regina M. Llopis Rivas
Sr. Robert Manson
Sr. Andreu Mas-Colell
Sr. Pere Mateu Sancho
Sr. Juan Enrique Maza Domingo
Sr. Àngel Monell Planes
Sr. Antoni Noguero Grau
Sr. Antoni Rosselló Mestre
Sra. Ma de Guayente Sanmartín Gabas

Executive Committee

Supervises the operation and activities of the Foundation and ensures compliance
with its foundational purposes and the diligent administration of its means and resources.

The Consulate General of the United States in Barcelona, personally or through the Cultural Attaché, will always be an ex officio member with a voice but no vote. The director of the Foundation will possess the same rights and limitations.

Sr. Juan Carlos Arranz Valles
Sr. Ramon Casals Creus
Sr. Juan Francisco Corona Ramón
Sr. Carles Domingo Pagès
Sr. Andreu Mas-Colell
Sr. Àngel Monell Planes
Sr. Ismael Nafría Mitjans
Sr. Antoni Noguero Grau
Sr. Robert Riley, Consulate General of the USA in Barcelona
Sra. M. Mercè Segura Badia, Executive Director

Statutes of the Institute of North American Studies (IEN) Foundation

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