Lietuvos Respublikos Seimas

Member of the Seimas 1996-2000

Alfonsas VAIŠNORAS

Alfonsas VAIŠNORAS*

Member of the Seimas from 11/25/1996 till 10/18/2000.

Personal E-mail: alvais@lrs.lt

Was elected to the Seimas 1992 - 1996.

Biography

Born in Šiauliai region, the village of Sauginiai on 16 October, 1941, into a family of peasants.

In 1966 graduated from the Department of Nature of Vilnius University. In 1967 worked at Kaunas Institute of Power engineering. Doctor of Geographic Sciences.

In 1992, as a representative of the Sąjūdis coalition, was elected to the Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania in Šilainiai single-mandate electoral district of the city of Kaunas. Worked at the Seimas nature Protection Committee. Went on study visits to Canada to develop his knowledge in the field of nature protection. A member of the Board of the Interparliamentary Nature Protection GLOBE Organisation since 1994, a representative of the Baltic States at the European Parliament.

In 1990-1992 - secretary of the Sąjūdis Council of the city of Kaunas. Deputy Chairman of the Lithuanian Sąjūdis Seimas.

A member of the Homeland Union (Lithuanian Conservatives) since 1993.

Speaks English, Polish and Russian.

Married. Wife Genovaitė is an artist. The family has a daughter who is a lawyer.

A member of the Seimas Delegation to the Interparliamentary Union.

A member of the Seimas Delegation to the Baltic Assembly.

A member of the Seimas Delegation to the European Union and the Republic of Lithuania Joint Parliamentary Committee.

A member of Parliamentary Group for the Relations with the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

A member of the Parliamentary Group for the Relations with Chechen Republic of Itchkeria.

A member of the Parliamentary Group for the Relations with Canada.

A member of the Parliamentary Group for the Relations with North European Countries (Denmark, Norway, Finland, Sweden).

A member of the Parliamentary Group for the Relations with Tibet.

A member of the Parliamentary Group for the Relations with the Federal Republic of Germany.




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