Party affiliation: Socialist Party
Former first secretary, departmental federation of PS. General councillor, Poitiers, since 1973. Municipal councillor, then mayor, Poitiers, since 1977.
Deputy, La Vienne, 1978, re-elected 1981, 1986, 1988. Member, commission for cultural, family and social affairs. Regional councillor, Poiton-Charente, 1978-1988.
Assistant lecturer, training college for mechanics and aeroengineering.