Senator Jaroslav Kubera
Senator Jaroslav Kubera is the Vice-Chairman of the Senate of the Parliament of the Czech Republic. Kubera joined the liberal-conservative Civic Democratic Party ODS in 1992. In 1994, he was elected mayor of the city of Teplice, a position which he continues to hold today. In 2002, he was elected as senator for the constituency of Teplice. During his time in Parliament, Kubera has consistently advocated for free markets and free thought, as well as policies to environmentally rejuvenate the Czech countryside. He is also a member of the Permanent Delegation of the Parliament of the Czech Republic to the Central European Initiative and the chairman of the ODS Senate Club. Kubera studied mathematics at Masaryk University and business at the University of Economics in Prague.