Party affiliation: National Coalition Party
Member of Parliament, since 1984. Member. Municipal Council, Jyvàskylà District, since 1985. Member, Admin. Council, Regional Development Fund, 1987.
Trainee, Mainostoimisto Graafikot (Advertising Agency), 1961-1962. Silk-screen printer, Oy. Keskisuomalainen, 1962-1965 and supervisor, 1965-1970.
Managing Director, Myyntivirta Oy., 1968. Chairman, Suomen Seripainoliitto ry., (Silk-screen printers Association) 1976-1977 and 1986. Chairman, Keski-Suomen Yrittàjat ry.
(Self-Employed Organization), 1980-1983. Member. Admin. Board, Central Association, of Finnish Self-Employed, 1982.