Czesław Siekierski

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Czesław Siekierski (left) and Jose Barrosso (right)

Czesław Adam Siekierski (born 8 October 1952 in Stopnica) is a Polish politician and Member of the European Parliament for the Lesser Poland Voivodship & Swietokrzyskie Voivodship with the Polish People's Party, part of the European People's Party. On 7 July 2014, Czesław Siekierski was elected Chair of the European Parliament's Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development.

Siekierski is a member of the Conference of Committee Chairs and Delegation for relations with Canada and a substitute for the Committee on Budgetary Control and Delegation for relations with the People's Republic of China.

Education[edit]

Career[edit]

  • since 1976: Lecturer at the Warsaw Agricultural University
  • 1994-1998: Director of the Foundation of Assistance Programmes for Agriculture (FAPA)
  • 1971-1977: Chairman of the Council of the University Union of Polish Students
  • 1981-1982: Head of the Chief Organising Section of the United Peasants' Party (ZSL)
  • 1999-2002: Secretary to the Chief Executive Committee of the Polish Peasants' Party (PSL)
  • 1986-1990: Regional councillor on the National Warsaw-Mokotów Council
  • 2001-2003: Secretary of State in the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development
  • 1997-2004: Member of Parliament of the Polish Republic
  • 1997-2001: Vice-Chairman of the Economic Committee
  • 2003-2004: Observer to the EP
  • since 1978: Active member of the Association of Engineers and Agricultural Technicians (since 1977) and of the Polish Economic Society

Decorations[edit]

See also: European Parliament election, 2004 (Poland)

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