Party affiliation: Social Democratic Party of Germany
Member of Bremen Parliament and Youth Assistance and Health Deputation. since 1975. Speaker, Youth Assistance Deputation, 1979-1987. Member, Sozialdemokratische Partei Deutschlands (Social Democratic Party of Germany) Parliamentary Group Board, since 1979.
Deputy Chairwoman, Sozialdemokratische Partei Deutschlands (Social Democratic Party of Germany) Parliamentary Group, since 1987. Senator of Labour and Women's Rights, Bremen Parliament. Member of the Bundesrat.
Professional training, Landrat Christians Strasse Children's Daycare Centre, 1973-1974. Social education worker, Landrat Christians STrasse Kindergarten and Claus von Ltibken Strasse branch, supervisor of educators and professional trainees, 1974-1975.