Party affiliation: Finnish Social Democratic Party
Councillor, Tammisaari, since 1968. Municipal affairs secretary, Finnish Social Democratic Party, 1970-1980. First Vice-Chairman, City Board, 1977-1988.
Member of the Eduskunta, since 1987. First Vice-Chairman, Tammasaari city council, since 1989. Corporal, Tammisaari.
1990; member. Administrative Committee.and Grand Committee, Eduskunta. Member, Finnish Delegation, Nordic Council. Truck driver, 1964-1965.
Salesman, 1965-1967; transportation chief, 1967-1970. Employee pension inspector, since 1980.