Party affiliation: The Christian Social Union in Bavaria
Member, Youth Union, since 1972. Area, District and Regional Chairman, Youth Union, Bavaria. Christlich Soziale Union (Christian Social Union) Area Chairman, Traunreut.
Town Councillor, Traunreut. since 1978. Member, District Council, Traunstein, since 1984. Miller; active shareholder, family mill, Traunwalchen.
Deputy Chairman, Organisation of Water-powered industries in Bavaria.