Party affiliation: Finnish Christian Union
Parliamentary Secretary, Finnish Christian Union, 1983-1987. Councillor, Helsinki. 1981-1988; Member of the Eduskunta, since 1987.
Member, Constitutional Committee, Foreign Affairs Committee and Grand Otee., Eduskunta. Member, Finnish Delegation, Nordic Council. Nurse, University of Helsinki Central Hospital, 1967.
Municipal midwife, Keikyä, 1968-1969. Municipal midwife and public health nurse, Askainen, 1970-1972. Leading nurse, 1973; health care inspector, Hame, 1973-1975.
Leprosy Mission International, Nepal, 1976-1977. Programme head, Mannerheimin Lastensuojeluliitto, 1977-1978. Man. director, Finnish Christian Union Women's Organization, 1978-1983.
Lawyer, since 1982.