Party affiliation: Socialist Party - Flemish Wing
Secretary of SP Cantonal Cnee., 1975-1983. Member of SP district Committee, since 1976. Member of Municipal Council of Zoutleeuw, 1976-1982 and since 1989.
Councillor oftheOCMW, 197688. Attaché Cabinet of the Minister of the Interior, 1977-1978. Attaché Cabinet of the Minister of Education, 1980-1981.
President ofSP local party Committee, 1980-1988. Member of SP Exec, council, district Leuven, since 1986. Senator, since 1986; member of Senate Commission on education, public health and environment, home affairs and science, since 1986.
Mayor of Zoutleeuw, since 1989. Teacher, University of Education, 1964-1977. Secondary school headmaster, university of Education, since 1978.