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Members of the Seimas




Jonas Varkalys
Seimas 2020-2024
Member of the Seimas from 11/13/2020
Nominated by: Liberals Movement of the Republic of Lithuania
Elected: Plungės–Rietavo (No: 35) in the electoral constituency
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Room: III-215
Tel: +370 5 209 6647
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Biography Biography

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Date of birth

28 August 1950

Place of birth

Kyvaičiai Village, Plungė District, Lithuania

 

 

Education

 

 

 

1999–2001

Master’s in Water Engineering, Lithuanian University of Agriculture (currently Aleksandras Stulginskis University)

1968–1973

Bachelor’s in Water Engineering, Lithuanian Academy of Agriculture (currently Aleksandras Stulginskis University)

1965–1968

Secondary School in Rietavas (currently Lauryno Ivinskio gimnazija (upper secondary school))

1961–1965

Octennial School in Tverai (currently Tverų Secondary School)

1957–1961

Primary School in Kyvaičiai

 

 

Work experience

 

 

 

 

Over 43 years’ experience in manufacturing sector

1992–2016

Shareholder, Director and Executive Director, private company UAB Plungės Jonis (2004–2009)

Member of the Board, private company UAB Plungės Jonis (2009–2016)

1975–1992

Operative, Foreman (1976–1981), Deputy Head for Manufacturing (1981–1982), Chief Engineer (1982–1992), Land Improvement and Construction Enterprise in Plungė

 

 

Political career

 

 

Member, Liberals’ Movement of the Republic of Lithuania

2016–2020

Member, 12th Seimas

 

Member, Committee on Social Affairs and Labour

 

Member, Subcommittee on Family and Child Welfare (2017–2020)

 

Member, Commission for Addiction Prevention

2000–2016

Member, Municipal Council, Plungė District

 

 

 

 

Miscellaneous

Engagement: liberal politics (over 20 years)

Activities: Head, Election Headquarters of Valdas Adamkus (his first presidential campaign) in Plungė and Rietavas; sponsor of various organisations, events and communities

Jonas Varkalys has important merits to local governance.

Membership: Member of the Board, Aleksandras Stulginskis University; president of ASU alumni, club of the graduates of Aleksandras Stulginskis University; chairman, Committee of the Community of Plungė Technology and Business School; member of the Council, Lithuanian Confederation of Industrialists; member, Union of Industrialists of Plungė Town; member, Lietuvos keliai Association; member, Association of Rail Service Providers Gelpa; member, Lithuanian Association of Land Improvement Enterprises; member of the Board, Association of Residents of Plungė; vice-president, Club of Residents of Rietavas Region; member of the Board, beekeeper’s association Spiečius; member, Plungė Rotary Club; Honorary Citizen, Šarnelė Community, Plungė District Municipality; initiator and implementer, Lithuanian and international economic and social projects.

Hobbies: travelling, sport, social life, collecting vintage items, apiculture

Languages: Russian, French

 

 

Family

 

Wife Nijolė, daughters Eglė and Ieva, son Vytautas

     

 

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