Party affiliation: Christian Democratic Union of Germany
District Councillor, Zehlendorf, 1979-1981. District Mayor of Zehlendorf, 1981-1991. Speaker, Study Group of Christian Democratic Union District Mayor of Berlin, 1987-1991.
Chairman, Law and Constitution Committee, German Cities Parliament, 1989-1991. Senator for Schools, Vocational Training and Sport, Berlin, since 1991. Deputy Member of Bundesrat, 199I-.
Federal Institute for Employment, Berlin Regional Employment Office, 1973-1979. Deputy Director, Employment Office, Berlin. Head of Department for Personnel and Representation, 197981.