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12th Seimas (2016–2020)

Dainius Kepenis
Dainius Kepenis
Seimas 2016-2020
Member of the Seimas from 11/14/2016
till 11/13/2020
Nominated by: Lithuanian Farmers and Greens Union
Elected: Marių (No: 21) in the electoral constituency
Position Position
Activities Activities
Press releases Press releases
Reports Reports
Biography Biography

Committees of the Seimas

11/21/2017 - 11/13/2020Committee on Education and Science, Member
11/16/2016 - 11/20/2017Committee on Health Affairs, Member


03/15/2017 - 11/20/2017Subcommittee on Health Protection and Improvement, Member

Commissions of the Seimas

11/22/2016 - 11/13/2020Commission for Youth and Sport Affairs, Member
03/23/2018 - 11/13/2020Commission for Healthy Lifestyle, Chair
03/20/2018 - 03/22/2018Commission for Healthy Lifestyle, 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

18 August 1952

Place of birth

Klaipėda, Lithuania








Diploma with Honours of PE Teacher, Lithuanian State Institute of Physical Education (currently Lithuanian Sports University)


Kristijonas Donelaitis Secondary School in Klaipėda (currently Vytautas Magnus Gymnasium)



Work experience





Founder and Head of Palanga Health School


Head, Physical Education Board, State Committee of Physical Education and Sports


Chairman, Sports Committee of Palanga

Until 1982

Teacher; Coach; Deputy Director, Yacht Club; Director, Sailing School in Klaipėda; Deputy Chairman, Sports Committee



Political career



Deputy Chair, Lithuanian Farmers and Greens Union

Since 2014

Deputy Chair, Lithuanian Farmers and Greens Union


Chairman, Pajūrio Division of the Lithuanian Farmers and Greens Union


Chairman, Division of the Christian Democratic Union in Palanga









Activities: founding and heading of Palanga Health School with more than 31,000 Lithuanian and foreign graduates (500 graduating classes) in the period from 1990 to 2016; contribution to the restoration of the Lithuanian National Olympic Committee (1989); running of various courses in Lithuania; presentations at events in Israel, USA, Russia, Uruguay, Spain, Sweden and Finland; organisation of trainings in the Baltic States, Norway, etc.; organisation of world’s biggest winter-bathing events; coaching of Petras Silkinas, 1,000-mile distance world champion and Guinness world record owner; teaching of healthy lifestyle trainers; organisation of many events of healthy lifestyle; founding of more than 60 healthy lifestyle clubs in Lithuania; founding of the Lithuanian Healthy Lifestyle and Natural (alternative and complementary) Medicine Chamber

Membership: Member, General Assembly, Lithuanian National Olympic Committee; President, Lithuanian Union of Healthy Lifestyle Supporters (1990–2016); Member of the Council, Lithuanian Public Health Association; Member of the Council, Lithuanian Association Sport for All; Member, American Public Health Association; Member, European Group for Research into Elderly and Physical Activity; Honorary Member, Presidium, Russian Academy of Sciences; Chairman of the Council, Community Palangos Rytai

Awards: acknowledgments by the Seimas and the Government of the Republic of Lithuania; Honorary Badge and Olympic Star of the Lithuanian National Olympic Committee; Sports Cross of Honour and Medal For Merits to Lithuanian Sport; St. Casimir Honorary Medal

Foreign languages: English, Russian

Hobbies: marathon, valeology, information technologies, travelling





Married with two children

Seat at plenary chamber Seat at plenary chamber