Members of the Seimas 

Edvardas ŽAKARIS
 
Member of the Seimas 2012-2016
Edvardas ŽAKARIS

 
Member of the Seimas from 11/16/2012 till 11/14/2016
 
 
Position
 
Committees of the SeimasCommissions of the SeimasPolitical Groups of the Seimas
History
 
Was elected to the Seimas 2008 - 2012.
Was elected to the Seimas 2004 - 2008.
 

Biography

 

Date of birth:

25 May 1952

Place of birth:

Pagėgiai Village, Šilutė District, Lithuania

 

 

Education

 

1985–1988

Šiauliai K. Preikšo Pedagogical Institute (currently Šiauliai University), Diploma of Typhlopedagogue

1972–1985

Lithuanian Academy of Agriculture (currently Aleksandras Stulginskis University), Faculty of Economics, Diploma of Organising Economist

1959–1971

Secondary School No 1 (currently Jonas Graičiūnas Gymnasium) in Kelmė

 

 

Work experience

 

1992–2004

Director, Lithuanian Association for the Blind and Partially Sighted, Šiauliai branch

1989–1992

Deputy Director, Vocational School of the Lithuanian Association for the Blind in Šiauliai

1984–1989

Chairman, Organisation of the Lithuanian Association for the Blind in Kelmė District

1982–1984

Worker, Vilnius Fruit and Vegetable Amalgamation

1971–1974

Teacher, Secondary School No 1 in Kelmė

 

 

Political career

 

 

Member of the Lithuanian Social Democratic Party

Since 2012

Deputy Chair, Committee on Education, Science and Culture

 

Member, Commission for Ethics and Procedures

 

Member, Lithuanian Social Democratic Party Political Group

Since 2011

Member, Presidium of the Lithuanian Social Democratic Party

Since 2010

Chairman, Division of the Lithuanian Social Democratic Party in Šiauliai

2008–2012

Member, Committee on Education, Science and Culture

2004–2008

Member, Committee on Education, Science and Culture

 

Member, Commission for Family and Child Affairs

 

Member, Seimas Delegation to the Baltic Assembly

2003–2004

Member, Šiauliai City Municipal Council

 

Member, Municipal Panel

 

Chairman, Committee on Culture, Education and Sports

Since 2001

Member, Council of the Lithuanian Social Democratic Party

2000–2004

Member, Šiauliai City Municipal Council

2000–2003

Member, Šiauliai City Municipal Board

Since 1999

Member, Lithuanian Social Democratic Party

1990–1995

Deputy, Šiauliai City Council

1987–1995

Deputy, Kelmė City Council

 

Miscellaneous

Membership: Lithuanian Association for the Blind and Partially Sighted; Council of the Lithuanian Association of Social Enterprises

Languages: Lithuanian (native), Russian

Hobbies: literature, music, sports

 

Family

Married with five children

 
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