Party affiliation: Österreichische Volkspartei (ÖVP, Austrian People's Party)
District representative, Austrian Economic Associate, Lower Austria, since 1986. Chief district representative, Österreichisches Volkspartei (Austrian People's Party), Amstetten, 1984-1989. In Chamber of Industrial Economy, Lower Austria.
Member, committee General Study Group On Industry, 1965-1985. Member, committee. Regional Guild Of Electronic and Radio Engineers, 1970-1986. Deputy-leader, Guild of Synthetic Material Workers, 1975-1986.
Member, leadership committee on Industry, 1977-1980. Member, dept, of Federal Guild ofSynthetic Material Workers, since 1980. President, Chamber of Industrial Economy for Lower Austria, 1986-1990.
President, Austrian Economic Associate, since 1989. President, Federal Chamber of Economy, since 1990. Town councillor. Amstetten, 1972-1985.
Member of Bundesrat, June 1979-Feb. 1989; electrician, Siemens, 1955-1959. Own business, NEON-Manderthaner, since 1959.