María Guardiola has formed nine councils for its governing council of the Junta de Extremadura. And the people who will be in charge of them (eight named directly by her, except for Forest Policy and Rural Worldwhich corresponds to Vox) make up a transversal team made up of six women and three men in which she has included part of her most faithful team that has accompanied her in this first year since she was appointed president of the PP, together with totally independent figures, up to three, who had never had any contact with politics and who come from the business sector. The president of the Board, as she announced last week, will assume the competences in the matter of Equality, to which he has also added today those of International Cooperation. None of his advisers will have the rank of vice president, a figure that does not appear in the design of his government.
In this way, he has made his government from his close team of collaborators. Thus, they will have the rank of directors abel bautista -general secretary of the PP of Extremadura- who will be counselor of the Presidency, Interior and Social Dialogue; mercedes moran will lead the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Sustainable Development -including the Environment-. She had already been general director of the PAC in the government of Jose Antonio Monago; y Elena Manzanouniversity professor, former PP councilor in Cáceres, who will be the head of the Treasury and Public Administration.
Partido Popular, as a grassroots member, joins the regional government Manuel Martin Castizo as Minister of Infrastructures, Transport and Housing. He has a degree in Industrial Engineering from the University of Extremadura and until now he was the managing director of INTROMAC (Technological Institute of Ornamental Rocks and Construction Materials). Also, and booked for the elections, and therefore she is already a deputy in the Assembly, the doctor and nurse are also incorporated Sara García Espada, who until May was vice-secretary of the College of Physicians of Badajoz. Until now, she had not had contact with politics. She will be the Minister of Health and Social Services.
As independents, Guardiola has booked to a Telecommunications Engineer, Guillermo Santamaria Galdon, who will be Minister of Economy, Employment and Digital Transformation. Until now he was the territorial delegate of Telefónica in Extremadura; he will also be Mercedes Cowgirl Mosquera, economist and university professor, who served as president of the Economic and Social Council and will be in charge of the Ministry of Education, Science and Vocational Training. Along the same lines of not having a political past, Victoria Bazaga will be the Minister of Culture, Tourism, Youth and Sport. Until now she was president of FEXTUR (Federation of Rural Tourism in Extremadura) and owner of a rural hotel in Casar de Cáceres.