Party affiliation: Christian Social Party
Provincial Councillor, 1974-1981. Deputy Mayor and Pres, of Group, Peer, 1976-1980. Christelijke Volkspartij (Christian People's Party) Pres, for TongresMaaseik, 1977-1981.
Mayor, Peer, since 1980. Deputy, since 1981; Community Minister of Education and Training, 1985-1988. Community Minister of Labour, Training and Public Works, February 1988 until October 1988.
Community Minister of Environment, Nature Conservation, Rural Re-Development, October 1988-1992. Community Minister for Public Works, Town and Country Planning and Internal Affairs. Cncllr., Psycho Medical and Social Centre, Neerpelt, 1966-1981.