Selection Panel 2017
Associate Professor in the Economics Department at Gettysburg College, USA, Chairman of the Board of the US Lithuanian Community, Member of the Joint World Lithuanian Community and Parliamentary Commission.
Patron of “Global Lithuanian Leaders“, Ambassador of Lithuania in Denmark and Iceland with earlier diplomatic career in Canada and Austria as well as at the United Nations, former Head of the Department of Lithuanians Abroad at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Journalist and author of TV shows, writer and film-maker, preacher of topics on Lithuanian identity.
Deputy Head of the Department of Lithuanians Abroad at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs with diplomatic experience at Lithuanian missions in Japan and China.
Selection Process of Global Lithuanian Awards 2017
October 1 – 15 Public nomination initiated by open invitation to nominate exceptional success stories of global Lithuania affiliates worth acknowledgement and appreciation.
October 20 First meeting of the Selection Panel to set selection criteria, determine the nomination categories of GLA 2017, approve the short list of the Nominees.
November 3 Final meeting of the Selection Panel to summarize the individual evaluations and votes, discuss the Nominees with equal number of votes, select the Laureates of GLA 2017.
December 28 Laureates will be announced and awarded at the official ceremony of Global Lithuanian Awards 2017 which will be held at Vilnius Town-hall.