Party affiliation: Christian Democratic Union of Germany
Various functions in Youth Union. District Chairman Christian Democratic Union, Altenkirchen, 6 years. Town Councillor. Wissen, since 1969.
Member, District Parliament, Altenkirchen. Member of Landtag, Rheinland-Pfalz, 1971-1990. Economic Spokesman. Christian Democratic Union Faction.
Self-employed salesman. Co-owner, Ulrich Schmalz and Partner, Schmalz Travel Agency, Altenkirchen and Betzdorf.