Party affiliation: Christian Democratic Union of Germany
Democratic Farmers’ Party of Germany, 1969-1990. Member, Christian Democratic Union, since 1990. Member of Municipal Representation, Grossobringen, 1974-1990.
Member of Landtag, Thüringen, since 1990. Minister for Agriculture and Forests, Thüringen Region, since 1990. Deputy Member of Bundesrat, since 1990.
Head of Production, LPG Grossobringen, 197284. Head of Department of Animal Production, Farming Industry Organisation, Berlstedt, 1984-1989. Director of Public Funds, Neumark, 1989-1990.