Party affiliation: Christian Democratic Union of Germany
Chairman. Union of Christian Democratic Students (RCDS). during student years. District chairman Junge Union (Young Union). Deputy county chairman, Junge Union.
Research assistent, Christian Democratic Union group, regional parliament. Schleswig-Holstein, 1968. Civil servant. Minister of the Interior, Schleswig-Holstein.
Civil servant. District Administration, Bad Segeberg. Personal assistant. Doctor Narjes, Minister of Economics, Schleswig-Holstein, 1969. Chairman, Christian Democratic Union Ostholstein, since 1970.
Chairman, programme commission, Christian Democratic Union Schleswig-Holstein. Member of regional parliament, SchleswigHolstein, 1970-1980. Spokesman for domestic policy, Christian Democratic Union group, regional parliament, Schleswig-Holstein, 1971-1980.
Chairman. interior Committee, 1971-1979. Deputy chairman, Christian Democratic Union group, regional parliament, Schleswig-Holstein, 1975-1980. Parly, deputy of Minister of the Interior, Schleswig-Holstein.
1975-1980; chairman, county association, Christian Democratic Union Schleswig-Holstein, since 1983. Deputy chairman. Espionage Inquiry Committee. 1986; member of the Parliamentary Supervisory Commission. since 1987.
Chairman, Tourism Subcommittee, since 1989. Member of Bundestag for Holstein. Research assistent. University of Kiel, 1968.