Party affiliation: Österreichische Volkspartei (ÖVP, Austrian People's Party)
Tourism Section and Economic Policy Department, Lower Austrian Chamber of Trade, 1971-1978. Member of federal leadership. Employers’ and Trade People's Federation, aka Austrian Business League, 1978-1982.
Director, Lower Austrian Employers’ and Trade People's Federation, since 1982. Member of provincial Party Executive, Österreichisches Volkspartei (Austrian People's Party), provincial party leadership, since 1982. Sent to Bundesrat from Lower Austrian Provincial Assembly, member of Bundesrat for Paudorf, since 1988.