Members of the Seimas - Juzef KVETKOVSKIJ 

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Juzef KVETKOVSKIJ
 
Juzef KVETKOVSKIJ

 

Member of the Seimas from 2012-11-16 till 2016-11-14.
  
Position
Committees of the SeimasCommissions of the SeimasPolitical Groups of the SeimasParliamentary Groups
Biography

Date of birth

25 March 1939

Place of birth

Janoniai Village, Šalčininkai District, Lithuania

 

 

Education

 

1960–1964

Herzen State Pedagogical Institute of Leningrad (currently Herzen State Pedagogical University of Russia), Diploma of History Teacher

1957–1959

Vilnius Teachers’ Institute, Qualification of History Teacher

1953–1957

Versekos Secondary School (currently Versekos Basic School), Šalčininkai District

 

 

Work experience

 

1990–1991

Deputy Head for Education, Department of Culture and Education, Vilnius District Municipality

1986–1990

Chief School Inspector, Ministry of Education and Science

1965–1986

Head Teacher, School for the Employed Youth in Vilnius District

1962–1965

History Teacher, Nemenčinė Secondary School

1959–1962

Head, Sport Division, Naujoji Vilnia (later on – Vilnius District) Municipality

 

 

Political career

 

 

No party affiliation

Since 2012

Member, Committee on Social Affairs and Labour

 

Member, Petitions Commission

 

Member, Lithuanian Poles’ Electoral Action Political Group

 

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

Since 2008

Member, Lithuanian Education Council

 

Member, Polish Communities’ Consultative Board under the Marshal of the 7th Senate of the Republic of Poland

2007–2010

Board Member, Vilnius City Municipal Council

 

Chairman, Administration Commission, Vilnius City Municipal Council

 

Deputy Chairman, Committee on Culture, Education, Sport and Youth Affairs, Vilnius City Municipal Council

2000–2012

Member, Vilnius City Municipal Council

 

Miscellaneous

 

Membership: co-founder of the Association of Teachers of Polish Schools in Lithuania Macierz Szkolna, Deputy Chairman (since the establishment) and Chairman of the Society (since 1993); Vice-President, Global Polish Congress on Education (since 2012)

Awards: USSR Badge of Leadership in Education; Diplomas of the Ministry and Department of Education; Award of the POLCUL FOUNDATION (Australia) for merits in developing Lithuanian–Polish cooperation (1996); Officer’s Cross of the Order of Merit of the Republic of Poland for service to the Lithuanian Poles’ community (1998); Commemorative Badge of the President of the Republic of Lithuania for personal input into the development of the Lithuanian transatlantic relations and on the occasion of Lithuania’s invitation to join NATO (2002); Silver Medal for Merit of the Department of National Minorities and Lithuanians Living Abroad under the Government of the Republic of Lithuania for the promotion of national self-consciousness and identity and the image of Lithuania (2004); Commander’s Cross of the Order of Merit of the Republic of Poland (2010)

Interests: education, culture

Publications: author of the book Szkoły polskie w Republice Litewskiej (Polish Schools in the Republic of Lithuania) and press articles on education and culture in Kurier Wileński, Tygodnik Wileńszczyzny and other newspapers

Languages: Polish (native), Lithuanian, Russian, German

Hobbies: theatre, literature, mountain tourism

 

Family

Married with a daughter

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