Party affiliation: Labour Party
Member, People's Movement Against European Economic Community, 1972. Leader, Labour Party, Royrvik, 1974, 1988. Leader. Labour Party Youth Organisation (Norwegian), Nord-Trondelag, 1983-1984.
Leader, Labour Party, Sorum, 1978. Spokesman. Royrvik Borough, 1983-1985.; Member of the Storting.
Member, Norwegian Nynorsk Language Federation. Member, Norwegian Farmers and Small Farm Owners’ Federation. Member. Norwegian County Federation.
Mine Worker, 1973-1974. Tax Officer, 78; County Secretary, Labour Party Youth Organisation (Norwegian), Nord-Trondelag, 1978-1982. Farmer, since 1982.