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12th Seimas (2016–2020)

Stasys Tumėnas
Stasys Tumėnas
Seimas 2016-2020
Member of the Seimas from 11/14/2016
till 11/13/2020
Nominated by: Lithuanian Farmers and Greens Union
Elected: Aušros (No: 25) in the electoral constituency
Position Position
Activities Activities
Press releases Press releases
Reports Reports
Biography Biography

Committees of the Seimas

02/17/2017 - 11/13/2020Committee on Culture, Member
11/16/2016 - 02/16/2017Committee on Human Rights, Member

Commissions of the Seimas

01/18/2017 - 11/13/2020Commission of the Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania and the Lithuanian World Community, Deputy Chair
11/15/2018 - 11/13/2020Commission for the Cause of Freedom and the National Historical Memory, Member
06/21/2017 - 11/15/2018Commission for the National Historical Memory, Member
12/27/2016 - 01/17/2017Commission of the Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania and the Lithuanian World Community, Member

Political groups of the Seimas

11/14/2016 - 11/13/2020Lithuanian Farmers and Greens Union Political Group, Member
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Date of birth

7 May 1958

Place of birth

Linkuva, Pakruojis District, Lithuania








Nostrified as PhD


Degree of Associate Professor


Doctor of Humanities, Vilnius University


Lithuanian language and literature studies, Vilnius University


Linkuva Secondary School (currently Linkuva Gymnasium)



Work experience





Deputy Mayor, Šiauliai City Municipality


Head, private company S. Tumėno Publishing House; Editor and Lexicographer of the almanac Šiaurės Lietuva


Dean, Faculty of Pedagogics; Chairman of the Council of the Faculty; Member of the Senate, Šiauliai University


Deputy Chief Editor, publication Krivūlė of Šiauliai Council, Lithuanian Reform Movement Sąjūdis


Lecturer, Associate Professor, Šiauliai Pedagogical Institute (currently Šiauliai University); Member, Council of the Faculty of Pedagogics, Council of the Humanitarian Faculty, Council of Šiauliai University; candidate for Rector of Šiauliai University (2014)



Political career



No party affiliation


Member, Šiauliai City Municipal Council; Deputy Mayor of Šiauliai City, elected from the list of the Lithuanian Farmers and Greens Union; candidate for Mayor of Šiauliai City


Independent candidate in the elections to the Seimas (slogan For Northern Lithuania in Lithuania), 2nd election round in Pakruojis–Joniškis Single-Member Constituency


Member, Šiauliai City Municipality Council (no party affiliation)







Membership: President, Žiemgala Association (2013–2016); Member, Lithuanian Scientific Society; Member, Lithuanian Language Association; Member, Editorial Board of Science Magazines

Awards: Culture and Art Prize of Šiauliai City Municipality (2005); Commemorative Medal of the Department of Physical Education and Sports under the Government of the Republic of Lithuania for contribution to the training of young athletes; certificates of appreciation of the Ministry of Education and Science, Mayors of Šiauliai, and Rectors of Šiauliai University for pedagogical and research activities; Citizen of Honour of Omaha, Nebraska, USA

Traineeships: Lithuanian Research and Studies Center in Chicago, USA; Kent State University, USA; short-term seminars in Austria, the UK, and France

Engagement: contribution to signing the Agreement on Cooperation between Šiauliai University and Kent State University and transferring a part of Lithuanian collections covering the history of Lithuanians living abroad from Kent State University to Šiauliai University Library; research into the development of the Lithuanian language of Lithuanians residing in the USA and the history of Lithuanians living abroad (for over 15 years) and corresponding publications in science magazines and newspapers and presentations at international scientific conferences

Publications: over 280 articles in scientific press and Lithuanian, Northern Lithuanian, US diaspora press; manuals for teachers, students and pupils; book Mano provincija (My Province), 2008

Foreign languages: English, Russian

Hobbies: book publishing, sports, history of emigration





Married with two children

Seat at plenary chamber Seat at plenary chamber