Party affiliation: Finnish Centre Party
Political Secretary, Council of State Secretariate, 1984. Legislation Secretary, KP Parliamentary Group, 1986. Member of Parliament, since 1987.
Central Council and Administration Board, PohjolaNorden. Central Council, District Planning Association, Vaasa Province. Member, International Advisory Committee on Human Rights.
Chairman, Advisory Committee on Correctional Treatment of Prisoners. Chairman, Advisory Committee, Equal Rights. Men., Administration Board, Veikkaus Osakeyhtio (Limited Company).
Member. Admin, Board, Democratic Lawyers. Member, Advisory Committee, Association, of Local Broadcasting. Administration Board, Association, of Human Rights and Civil Liberties.
Professional career: Political Secretary Dept, of Foreign Affairs, Municipal Labour Market Organisation, 1982. Municipal Legal Adviser, Lapua.