Party affiliation: Christian Democratic Union of Germany
Member, Youth Union, since 1972. Area Chairman, Youth Union, Hechingen, 1973-1979. Member, District Committee, Youth Union, WUrttemberg-Hohenzollern, 1977-1989.
Member, Regional Committee, Youth Union, Baden-Württemberg, 1985-1987. Deputy-Chairman, Christian Democratic Union, Zollemalb. since 1989. Member, Commission, Baden-Württemberg 2000>.
Employee. Institute of Political Science. University of Tubingen, 1986-1988. Advisor. BadenWürttemberg Interior Ministry, since 1988.