Party affiliation: Social Democratic Parly of Finland
Junior assistant, secretary, researcher, Ministry of Education, 1972-1982. Pol. sec to the Minister, 1981- 1982. Legislation secretary, Social Democratic Party parly, faction, 1982- 1983.
Planner, Ministry of Education, 1983-1985. Member, Espoo City Council, 1985-1992, Chairperson, 1989. Vice-Chairperson, 1990-1991.
Member of Parliament, 1991 -. Member. Legal Committee. Member, Social and Health Committee.
Member. Economic Committee. Member. Grand Committee. Social worker, Kuopio Central Hospital, 1969.
Social secretary, University of Helsinki student body, 1969-1972. Scientific secretary, 1985-1991.