Party affiliation: Christian Union of Finland
Member, Outokumpu City Council, since 1985. Member, Christian Union party assembly, 1987-1989. Member, party government, 19891990.
Member, city board, 1989-1990. Member of Parliament, since 1991. Member. Admin. Committee.
Member, Agricultural and Forestry Committee. Office clerk, Veikko MetsàlâOy, 1969-1970. Secretary,OutokumpuOy, 1973-1975;sec.- correspondent, Outokumpu Mining Services, since 1975.