Party affiliation: Finnish Social Democratic Party
Member, Lappeenranta Town Council, 1977-1981 and 1st Vice-Chairman, 1980-1981. Political Secretary, to Minister of Home Affairs, 1981-1982. Chairman, Saimaa Co-operative Car Representatives, 1980.
Chairman, South-Saimaa Co-op, Store Representatives, 1982. Member. Presidential Electorate, 1982. Member of Eduskunta, since 1983.
1st Vice-Chairman. Lappeenranta Town Council, 1983. Member, Social Democratic Party Party Committee, 1984. Chairman, Finnish Workers Savings Bank District Committee, 1984.
Chairman, Admin. Board, South-Karelian Provincial Union, 1985. Member, Admin. Board, Lappeenranta lampovoima Oy., 1985. District Planning Engineer, South-Karelian District Planning Office, 1974.