Party affiliation: The Social Democratic Party of Austria
Various positions in Union of Metal and Energy Workers, including regional chairman for Upper Austria, 1988, deputy-chairman of executive, 1989. Vice-pres. Chamber for Workers and Employees, Upper Austria, 1982. Member, committee. Institue for Vocational Sponsorship, Upper Austria, 1985.
Deputy-chairman. Centre for Rehabilitation of those injured at work, 1984. Member, regional party committee. Linz; chairman of workers’ advisory council, then chairman, VOEST, 1967, 1987.