Executive Committee 2019-2020
President - Carlos Vela, SUNY Albany Madrid
Vice President - Ignacio Messana, Florida State University
Treasurer - Amy Olson, Wisconsin-Indiana-Purdue-Tulane
Teresa Nandín, Boston College (Barcelona)
Amalia Pérez-Juez, Boston University
Kim Griffin, PRESHCO
Ibon Zamanillo, University Studies Abroad Consortium (Bilbao)
Representative in the U.S.
Antonio Jiménez Jiménez, California State University, Channel Islands
Mónica Pérez-Bedmar, Executive Director
Bárbara García Menéndez, Coordinator
The members of the Executive Committee will be chosen among the directors of the programs in Spain and will exercise their functions for one year. This period of time may be extended an additional year if the members of the General Assembly so decide.
The Executive Committee shall have the following functions and powers:
Carry out all the decisions taken by the General Assembly.
Direct and manage the Association in a responsible and professional manner, the assets that constitute its patrimony and the objectives for which it has been set up.
Nominate, hire and rescind the contract to the Association's staff, as well as determine the salaries and remunerations that are considered appropriate.
Deliver to the General Assembly any project that is considered appropriate and beneficial in accordance with the objectives of the Association.
Prepare the accounts for the fiscal year and present them annually during the General Assembly for study and approval.
Propose the budget and the fees to be paid by the members of the Association during the General Assembly, once a year.
The Association is made up of Northern American "Study Abroad" programs that are members with full rights, associated institutions that are Spanish institutions are interested in the association, and collaborators, which are those companies that are interested in providing support to the profile of the students who participate in the programs of APUNE.
All the programs accredited by the North American university institutions that have been established legally in Spain, and all the programs of those North American organizations in Spain that have not been established by specific university institutions if not in consortiums of several universities.
Individuals and institutions that because of their social or scientific relevance can contribute to the proper functioning of APUNE through the contribution of their knowledge.
All non-profit academic or cultural institutions whose collaboration is beneficial and whose objectives are in accordance with Article 2 of the Statutes of the Association shall have the status of associated institutions.
Those companies that wish to collaborate monetarily and that comply with the requirements of the Association.