Party affiliation: Finlands Centre Party
Member, Ylivieska Town Council, 1969-1972, and since 1988, Chairman, 1971-1972. Chairman, Oulu District School Planning Committee, 1971 and since 1988. 1st Chairman, Kalajokilaakso Financial District, 1971.
Municipal Director, Alavieska, 1973-1975. Member of Eduskunta. since 1975. Town Inspector, Finnish Towns Association, Ylivieska District, 1975.
Vice-Chairman, CentralPohjanmaa Treasury, Finland’s Culture Fund, 1975. Vice-Chairman, Middle Department Advisory Committee, 1978. Chmn, State Auditors, 1977.
Member. Presidential Electorate, 1978 and 1983. Chairman, Admin. Council, Pohjanmaa Telephone Co-operative, 1980. Auditor, Bank of Finland, 1983.
1st Vice-Chairman, Advissory Committee, Association, of Telephone Companies, 1983. Primary School Teacher, Ylivieska, 1954-1956 and 1960-1961, Secondary School Teacher, 1961 -68. Secretary of the Primary School Board and Chief Education Officer, 1968-1972.
Chairman, Advisory Committee, Ylivieska Technical College, 1979.