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Officials

Officials

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The Chairman

 

Andris Rāviņš

 
Date of Birth: 3rd January, 1955
Nationality: Latvian
Citizenship: Latvia
Family status: Married, three children
Place of residence: Sesava Parish, Jelgava district

Education:
  • 1974 – Priekuļi Agriculture Technical School.
  • 1980 – Faculty of Mechanization of Farming, the Latvian Academy of Agriculture (now – Latvia University of Life Sciences and Technologies).
Experience:
  • 1980 – 1990 – Chief engineer of Jelgava district collective farm “Avangards”.
  • 1990 – 1997 – Chairman of the Jelgava District Council.
  • 1991 – Member of the Council of Latvia’s Popular Front.
  • May, 1997 – Elected by the congress as Vice-chairman of the Union of Local and Regional Governments of Latvia.
  • August, 1997 – Approved as the Minister of Agriculture in The Cabinet of Ministers administered by Guntars Krasts.
  • March, 1998 – Elected in the Board of the Latvian Framers’ Union.
  • October, 1998 – Stood as a candidate from the Latvian Framer’s Union in elections for the 7th Saeima.
  • December, 1998 – Advisor to the Prime Minister.
  • January, 1999 – Governor of Jelgava branch of “Unibanka” bank.
  • March, 1999 – Advisor to the Minister of Agriculture.
  • March, 2001 – Stood as a candidate from the Latvian Farmers’ Union for the Jelgava self-government elections.
    • Was elected the Chairman of the Jelgava self-government.
  • 2003 – Member of the Executive committee of the Latvian Olympic Committee.
  • March, 2005 – Was elected the Chairman of the Jelgava self-government for the second time.
    • President of the nongovernmental organization “Duke Jacob’s club” – the Club that unites entrepreneurs of Jelgava.
  • Since 2007 – Member of Council of Latvian Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
  • September, 2007 – Was elected Council Chairman of Society Unity Foundation.
  • July, 2009 – Was elected the Chairman of the Jelgava self-government for the third time.
  • July, 2009 – Became the president of Latvian Large Cities Association.
  • August, 2009 – Elected Deputy to Chairman of Latvian Association of Local and Regional Governments.
  • January, 2013 – became vice-president of the Latvian Volleyball Federation.
  • June 2013 – Was elected the Chairman of the Jelgava self-government for the fourth time.
  • July, 2017 – Was elected the Chairman of the Jelgava municipality for the fifth time.
  • August, 2017 – Elected as vice chairman to Latvia Association of Local and Regional Governments.
  • July, 2018 – Elected Chairman of Large Cities Association of Latvia (period 1 year)