Party affiliation: Christian Social Party
District Councillor. Bastogre 1965-1971. Member of Cabinet of Minister Hanin. Minister of French Culture, Ministerial Attaché for Political Science, 1971.
Member of Cabinet of Minister Michel, Ministerial attaché for the Interior, 1974. Provincial Councillor, 1971-1977. Mayor of Bastogne, since 1977.
Senator, since 1977; Secretary of State for the Modernisation and Computerization of Public Services, November, 1985 - February, 1988. Minister of Agriculture, of the Environment and of Energy for the Wallonia Region, February, 1988 - Jan, 1989. Minister of Agriculture, of the Environment and of Housing for the Wallonia region, January since 1989.
Lecturer, Seminary of Bastogne, 1977.