Members of the Seimas 

Kazys STARKEVIČIUS
 
Member of the Seimas 2012-2016
Kazys STARKEVIČIUS

 
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

23 July 1956

Place of birth

Rokai Village, Kaunas District, Lithuania

 

 

Education

 

1996

Traineeships in the United Kingdom

1984–1989

Faculty of Law, Vilnius State University (currently Vilnius University), Diploma of Lawyer

1974–1979

Faculty of History, Vilnius State University, Diploma of Librarian and Bibliographer

1967–1974

Secondary School No 13 (currently Đv. Matas Secondary School) in Kaunas

 

 

Work experience

 

1997–2000

Governor of Kaunas County

1995–1997

Administrator, Kaunas City Municipality

1995

Head, Legal Affairs Unit, Kaunas City Municipality

1990–1995

Head, General Affairs Unit, Kaunas City Municipality

1985–1990

Head, General Affairs Unit, Kaunas City Executive Committee

1979–1985

Head of Subunit, Kaunas branch, Lithuanian Research Institute for Scientific Technical Information

 

 

Political career

 

 

Member of the Homeland Union – Lithuanian Christian Democrats

Since 2012

Member, Committee on Rural Affairs

 

Member, Homeland Union – Lithuanian Christian Democrat Political Group

2008–2012

Member, Committee on Rural Affairs

 

Minister of Agriculture

2004–2008

Member, Committee on Environment Protection

 

Member, Committee on Rural Affairs

 

Member, Commission on the Problems of Ignalina Nuclear Power Plant

2003–2004

First Deputy Mayor of Kaunas City

2000–2004

Member, Kaunas City Municipal Council

2000–2001

First Deputy Mayor of Kaunas City

Since 1994

Member, Homeland Union (Lithuanian Conservatives), currently Homeland Union – Lithuanian Christian Democrats

Since 1988

Member, Lithuanian Reform Movement Sŕjűdis

 

Miscellaneous

Other activities: Vice-President, Lithuanian Skating Federation; Chairman, Kaunas County Council, Lithuanian National Olympic Committee; Vice-President, basketball club Atletas (1996–2004); Founder, Lithuanian Family Farmers’ Union (1999); Chairman, Council of the Lithuanian Family Farmers’ Union (1999–2004); Member, Chamber of Agriculture of the Republic of Lithuania (1999–2004)

Awards: Medal in Commemoration of Pope John Paul II’s Visit to Lithuania; Royal Order of Commander of the King of Norway (1999); Commemorative Medal of the Department of Physical Education and Sports; Olympic Star of the Lithuanian National Olympic Committee; Honorary Badge of Kaunas District Municipality

 

Interests: agricultural and rural development, EU structural funds, environment protection, organic farming, forestry, alternative business in rural areas

Publications: various articles on agricultural and rural development

Hobbies: music, theatre, photography, reading, farming

Foreign languages: English, Russian

 

Family

Married with three children
 
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