Party affiliation: Österreichische Volkspartei (ÖVP, Austrian People's Party)
Chairman, Upper Austrian Farmers’ Federation and second Occupation Farmers’ Federation, Wartberg ob der Aist, since 1970, and judicial district Chairman Pregarten, since 1979. District councillor, Wartberg ob der Aist, since 1974. Vice-Chairman. Raiffeisen Bank, Wartberg ob der Aist, since 1974.
Member of the Board of Directors, Raiffeisen Central Bank. Linz. since 1985; Member of Nationalrat, for Upper Austria, since 1983.