|Date of birth||25 May 1958|
|Place of birth||Chernivtsi, Soviet Union|
|Year of aliyah||1980|
|Party represented in Knesset|
Born in Chernivtsi in the Ukrainian SSR, Shemtov studied electronics engineering at Chernivtsi University before making aliyah to Israel in 1980. Between 1990 and 2003 she worked for Amidar. In 1998 she was elected onto the Nazareth Illit local council, and in 2003 became its deputy mayor.
For the 2006 Knesset elections she was placed eleventh on the Yisrael Beiteinu list, and became a Knesset member when the party won 11 seats. During her first term she chaired the committee on the status of women. She retained her seat in the 2009 elections after being placed fourteenth on the party's list. For the 2013 elections she was placed 49th on the joint Likud Yisrael Beiteinu list, losing her seat as the alliance won only 31 seats.
Shemtov currently lives in Nazareth Illit and is married with two children.
- Lia Shemtov on the Knesset website