Party affiliation: Social Democratic Party of Germany
Various Committee functions in Area Association, and Organisations, Witzenhausen. Deputy sub-district Chairman, WerraMcissner. Active in communal politics.
Town Councillors’ Assembly, Witzenhausen, since 1972. Chairman, City Council, since 1985. Educational Director, Witzenhausen Comprehensive School, since 1971, with responsibilities for teacher development and in Hessen Teaching Planning Commission.