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Krista Butvydas BardKrista Bard
Honorary Consul General of the Republic of Lithuania to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
410 S. 16th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19146

Telephone: 215.735.7110
Fax: 215.735.7071
Email:  and

The consulate is open by appointment only.  If you would like to speak with HGC Bard, please call or email with your contact information and the nature of your request


Additional contacts:
Cait Chamberlain
Consular Assistant


Krista Butvydas Bard was appointed to the post of Honorary Consul of the Republic of Lithuanian to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in 2010.  She was promoted to Honorary Consul General in 2017.

Bard has worked as in the private, non-profit and public sectors as a consultant, with avocations in art and neuropsychology. Krista Butvydas Bard Bio

Twitter: @kristabard

Facebook:  Krista Bard

LinkedIn: Krista Butvydas Bard


The Lithuanian consulate offers these services:

  •  Facilitating economic, educational, and cultural exchanges between Lithuania and Pennsylvania
  •  Protecting the interests of Lithuanian citizens while in Pennsylvania
  •  Supporting the Lithuanian diaspora community and organizations at large
  •  Acting as liaison for official government and business delegations

The Lithuanian consulate does not offer assistance with visas, passports, national identity cards, consular notarial services or obtaining Lithuanian nationality.  These services are provided by the Lithuanian Embassy in Washington, DC or the New York General Consul.

Lithuanian Embassy in Washington, D.C.

Lithuanian General Consulate in New York City


Lithuanian American Community

Lithuanian Global Genealogical Society

Knights of Lithuania also known as “Vyciai”

American Lithuanian Business Council

Lithuanian American Bar Association

Enterprise Lithuania

Invest Lithuania

Lithuanian Travel

Lithuanian Music Hall Association

Lithuanian Jewish (Litvak) Resources:


Litvak World 

Jewish Community of Lithuania

Today’s Litvak community in Lithuania 

Lithuanian community contacts in Pennsylvania

John Baltrus |

Shenandoah Valley:
Joanne Antanavage,

Schuykill Valley:
Paul Domalakes | 570.874.1109,
Larry Domalakes | 570.874.4092

Virgus Volertas |
Vytas Maciunas |