Party affiliation: Christian Democratic Union of Germany
Local and district chairman. Junge Union (Young Union). County chairman. Ring Christlich Demokratischer Studenten (RCDS, Union of Christian Democratic Students), member of various committees, student self government and University of Gießen.
Deputy district chairman, Christian Democratic Union in Limburg-Weilburg. Deputy chairman, Christian Democratic Union district association, Westhessen. Member of district assembly, since 1972.
Chairman of Christian Democratic Union group, district assembly, Limburg-Weilburg, 198I-. Member of Bundestag for Rheingau-Taunus-Limburg, since 1987. Assistant, lawyers’ association, 1980-1983.
Self-employed lawyer, since 1983. Member of governing board. District Savings Bank, Limburg.