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Board of Trustees

The Board of the Altamira National Museum and Research Centre is an informative body; its role is to propose actions aimed at better fulfilment of the institution’s purposes and to encourage and promote the participation of society in the knowledge and enjoyment of the museum’s collections and its upkeep.

The Board is governed by Royal Decree 172/2010, of 19 February. This Royal Decree modifies the composition and functions of the Board (a body which had already existed since its creation in 1979).

The current Board Members are:

Chair (on an alternative basis)

Ministry of Culture: Íñigo Méndez de Vigo. President of the Regional Government of Cantabria: Miguel Ángel Revilla.

Vice-Chair

Ana Botín. Banco Santander.

Secretariat

Directorate General of Culture of the Government of Cantabria. Eva Ranea.

Ex officio members

Secretary of State for Culture: Fernando Benzo. Mayor of Santillana del Mar: Isidoro Rábago. Directorate General of Fine Arts and Cultural Heritage. Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport: Luis Lafuente. Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Sport of the Government of Cantabria: Francisco Fernández Mañanes. General Subdirectorate of State Museums: Miguel González Suela. Directorate General of Culture of the Government of Cantabria: Eva Ranea. Director of the prehistoric caves of Cantabria: Roberto Ontañón. Director of the Altamira National Museum and Research Centre: Pilar Fatás.

Designated members

Members designated by the Ministry of Culture Andrés Carretero. Director of the National Archaeological Museum. Carlos Jiménez. Deputy Director General of the Institute of Cultural Heritage of Spain. Rosa Menéndez.President of the Higher Council for Scientific Research. Julián Martínez. Expert in Rock Art. Representative of ICOMOS.

Members designated by the Government of Cantabria Jean Clottes. Expert in Rock Art. Ángel Pazos. Rector of the University of Cantabria. Javier Botín-Sanz de Sautuola y O’Shea. Chairman of the Fundación Botín.

Members designated by Santillana del Mar Town Council Emilio Lora-Tamayo. Rector of Menéndez Pelayo International University. Ignacio Polanco. Chairman of the Fundación Santillana.

+ Information: Real Decreto 172/2010 PDF, de 19 de febrero, por el que se regula el Patronato del Museo Nacional y Centro de Investigación de Altamira.

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