Party affiliation: Socialist Party - Flemish Wing
Alderman, youth, social business, development co-operation of Zonhoven, 1971. First alderman, youth, culture, town and country planning, development cooperation of Zonhoven, since 1982. Member, provincial council.
Limburg, 1978-1985; coopted Senator, since 1985. Member, senate commissions on education and science, foreign relations, development cooperation, naturalisation. Member, Flemish commissions on town and country planning.
Member, regional advisory commissions for town and country planning Limburg. Member, SP Committee, Zonhoven. Member, Committee SP federation.
Primary teacher, state primary school, Zonhoven, 1957-1958. Inspector, state primary education, 1978-1985. Member, advisory committee and managing council.
Intercommunale Maatschappij voor Ruimtelijke Ontwikkeling Limburg (intercommunal society for planning development Limburg).