Party affiliation: Union for French Democracy-republican Party
Party assistant to Senator Jean-Marie Girault, 1977-1983. Head of mission with the chairman of the Caen chamber of commerce and industry, 1983-1986. Municipal councillor, Caen, since 1977.
Deputy mayor. Caen, since 1983. General councillor, Calvados, since 1982. Delegate from Calvados and Deputy chairman, young U DF elected officials.
Deputy, UDF-PR, Calvados, 1986, re-elected since 1988.