Organisation

Organisation

The Etxepare Basque Institute is a public institution with a staff of 14. The Institute is led by a general director. Activities are channeled through two main divisions, the Department of Culture and the Department of Language and University, each with their respective competences and areas of work.

Euskara. Kultura. Mundura.

Team

  • Executive Committee

    President: Bingen Zupiria

    • Gorka Alvarez Aranburu
    • Francisco Javier Arnaez Arrecigor
    • Estibaliz Alkorta Barragan
    • Myriam Miranda Berroeta
    • Jaime Otamendi Muñagorri
    • Irene Larraza Aizpurua
  • Board of Trustees

    Ex-officio members

    • Iñigo Urkullu Renteria, President
    • Bingen Zupiria Gorostidi, Minister of Culture and Linguistic Policy of the Basque Government
    • Mª Angeles Elorza Zubiria, General Secretary of Foreign Action of the Basque Government
    • Joxean Muñoz Otaegi, Vice-Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports of the Basque Government
    • Adolfo Morais Ezquerro, Vice-Minister of Universities and Research of the Basque Government
    • Miren Dobaran Urrutia, Vice-Minister of Linguistic Policy of the Basque Government
    • Miren Itziar Agirre Berriotxoa, Vice-Minister of Finance and Financial Policy
    • Lorea Bilbao Ibarra, Representative of the Provincial Council of Bizkaia
    • Miren Garbiñe Mendizabal Mendizabal, Representative of the Provincial Council of Gipuzkoa
    • Lexuri Ugarte Aretxaga, Representative of the Provincial Council of Álava
    • Irene Larraza Aizpurua, director of the Etxepare Basque Institute

    Non ex-officio members

    Members representing Basque literature, philology and culture

    • Josune Ariztondo Akarregi
    • Ignacio Mª Dorronsoro Plazaola
    • Ion Zarate Sesma
    • Eduardo Ruiz Vieytez
    • Begoña Pedrosa Lobato
    • Beatriz Herraez Dieguez
    • Iñaki Salvador Gil
    • José Antonio Fernández Gutierrez
    • Jaime Otamendi Muñagorri
    • Ana Toledo Leceta
    • Oscar Castaño Baleirón
    • Francisco Valderrama Arrieta
    • Laura Etxebarria Lus
    • Myriam Miranda Berroeta
    • Leire Bilbao Barruetabeña

    Members representing the different professional sectors of culture, on proposal of the Basque Parliament:

    • Mª Victoria Revuelta Sierra
    • Amaia Espinosa
    • Laura Mintegi Lakarra
    • Felipe Juaristi Galdós
    • Iciar Lamarain Cenitagoya

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