Party affiliation: Christian Democratic Union of Germany
Deputy district chairman, Christian Democratic Union in Calw, 1973-1987. Deputy county chairman, Christian Democratic Union in BadenWürttemberg, several years. Member of council of Germany, JU, several years.
Member of local council, city of Altensteig, 1975-Jan. 87; first deputy mayor, city of Altensteig, for five years. Member of district assembly.
Calw, since 1979; member of Exec, board, district savings bank, Calw. Higher administrative office of regional parliament, BadenWürttemberg. Second candidate, regional parliament, BadenWürttemberg, 1980.
Senior Exec, officer (Regierungsrat), 1982. Senior Exec, officer (Oberregierungsrat), 1984. Second candidate, regional parliament, Baden Württemberg, 1984.
Senior Exec, officer (Parlamentsrat), appointed to Christian Democratic Union parly, group, regional parliament. Baden-Württemberg, 1986. Member of Bundestag, Calw, since 1987.