Party affiliation: Social Democratic Party of Germany
Sub-district Chairman, Young Socialists, 1968-1971. District Chairman, Young Socialists, 1971-1973. Sub-District Chairman, Nürnberg, since 1985.
District Chaiiman, Union of Trade Banks and Insurance, 1978-1985. Member, Nürnberg City Council, 1972-1990. Salesman, mineral oils, in sales settlement branch, since 1977, finally in contracting businesses.