Members of the Seimas 

Algis KAŠĖTA
 
Member of the Seimas 2012-2016
Algis KAŠĖTA

 
Member of the Seimas from 11/16/2012 till 04/08/2015
 
 
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.
Was elected to the Seimas 2000 - 2004.
Was elected to the Seimas 1996 - 2000.
 

Biography

 

Date of birth

20 December 1962

Place of birth

Mergežeris Village, Varėna District, Lithuania

 

 

Education

 

1985–1991

Faculty of History, Vilnius State University (currently Vilnius University), Diploma of Historian

1978–1980

Secondary School No 2 (currently Rytas Secondary School) in Varėna

1972–1978

Secondary School No 1 (currently Ąžuolas Secondary School) in Varėna

1969–1972

Mergežeris Primary School, Varėna District

 

 

Work experience

 

1990–1996

Chief Inspector, Alytus Territorial Division, Cultural Heritage Inspectorate (currently Department of Cultural Heritage)

1988–1990

Chief Specialist of Cultural Monument Protection, Division of Education, Culture and Sports, Varėna District Municipality

1984–1988

Laboratory Assistant, feather and fluff factory Merkys in Varėna

 

 

Political career

 

 

Deputy Chairman of the Liberals Movement of the Republic of Lithuania

Since 2012

Member, Committee on National Security and Defence

 

Member, Commission for Youth and Sport Affairs

 

Member, Liberals Movement Political Group

 

Substitute, Seimas Delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe

2008–2012

Deputy Speaker of the Seimas

 

Member, Committee on National Security and Defence

 

Chair, Seimas Delegation to the Assembly of the Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania and the Sejm and Senate of the Republic of Poland

2004–2008

Deputy Chair, Committee on National Security and Defence

 

Member, Seimas Delegation to the Assembly of the Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania and the Sejm and Senate of the Republic of Poland

 

Member, Seimas Delegation to the Assembly of Members of the Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania, the Sejm and Senate of the Republic of Poland, and the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine

1996–2004

Deputy Chair, Committee on National Security and Defence

 

Miscellaneous

Service in the Soviet Army (1982–1984)

Activities: co-founder of the Lithuanian Reform Movement Sąjūdis in Varėna District; initiator of the re-establishment of the Lithuanian Riflemen’s Union in Varėna Region; Member, Lithuanian Riflemen’s Union; co-founder of the Liberals Movement of the Republic of Lithuania; researcher of the post-war period; initiator of the national competition for pupils History of Lithuania’s Fights for Freedom and Losses

Awards: Cross of Commander of the Order for Merits to Lithuania; Commemorative Medal of 13 January, Medal of the Establishing Volunteers of the Lithuanian Armed Forces

Publications: author of academic articles on historical topics; co-author of the book Partizaninis karas Lietuvoje 1944–1953 m. (Partisan War in Lithuania in 1944–1953) and collections of documents Laisvės kovos 1944–1953 metais (Struggle for Freedom in 1944–1953), Lietuvos partizanų kovos ir jų slopinimas MVD–MGB dokumentuose 1944–1953 metais (Lithuanian Partisan Battles and Repression in MIA-KGB Documents in 1944–1953)

Interests: research in partisan war in 1944–1953

Foreign languages: Russian, Polish

Hobbies: fiction, historical literature, jazz, volleyball

Family

Married with four children

 
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