Member of Riga Council, 45th district, 1989-1992. Member, Latvian Popular Front Council. 1989-1991; Vice-chairman, Commission of International Affairs, 199092.
Sociologist. Construction Institute of Latvia, 1978-1980. Journalist and photo-correspondent, Latvian information agency, Leta, 1980-1987. Head of department, Liesma journal, 1987-1988.
Deputy Editor, newspaper of Popular Front, Atmoda, 1988-1990.