Zbigniew Meres

Zbigniew Meres

Electoral District No. 31 based in Sosnowiec

Candidate of the Civic Platform Election Committee

Born on 18th January 1952 in Dąbrowa Górnicza.

In 1975 graduated from the Command and Prevention Faculty of the Higher Firefighting Officer School in Warsaw and, in 1980, from the Political and Legal Faculty of the Internal Affairs Academy in Warsaw.

In 1970 worked at Dąbrowska Fabryka Obrabiarek in Dąbrowa Górnicza (machine tool production plant). After completing studies, served as inspector in Chorzów Regional Firefighting Command, Katowice Provincial Firefighting Command and Dąbrowa Górnicza Regional Firefighting Command. From 1978 to 1997 served at Katowice Provincial Firefighting Command as deputy provincial commander and then provincial commander. From 1997 to 2002 was commander-in-chief of the State Firefighting Service. In 2000 was appointed chief of National Civil Defence. From 2002 to 2003 was director of the Public Safety Department at the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Administration. Twice, in 2003-2006 and in 2007, was deputy mayor of the town of Piekary Śląskie. In 2007 - general director of the Silesian Province Marshal's Office in Katowice.

President of the board of the Silesian Province Section of Volunteer Firefighting Services and deputy president of the main board of Volunteer Firefighting Services.

Member of the Civic Platform Party of Poland, member of its national council and deputy chairman of its regional section in Dąbrowa Górnicza.

Married, has two children.