Party affiliation: Finnish Social Democratic Party
Member, District Planning Association Executive Committee, 1970-1985. Member. Board of Directors, Vehkalahti and South-East Kymi District Savings Bank, since 1970. Chairman, Municipal Planning Committee, Vehkalahti, 1970-1984.
Member. Admin. Council, Kymenlaakso Electricity Corporation, since 1971. Member. Executive Committee, Municipal Association, of Hamina District Vocational Colleges, 1973-1976 and member of its Central Council, 1973-1976. Member. Admin. Board, South-Kymenlaakso Vocational Training Foundation, 1974-1978.
Member and Vice-Chairman, Executive Committee, Municipal Association, of Hamina District Public Health Work, 1974-1981 and 1985. Member. District Committee, Kyme Province Society Dems., 1976-1978. Member, Presidential Electorate, 1978, 1982 and 1988.
Member, Kymenlaakso Provincial Association Delegation 1977-1981. Chairman, Hamina District Board of Health. 1981-1984; Deputy member.
Central Council, Finnish Municipal Association, 1977 and member, 1981-1985. Chairman, Rural Division, Kyme Province Society Dems., 1984-1987. Member, Social Democratic Party Party Council 1984-1987.
Member, Kouvola Distict Council of E-Co-op. EKA, 1984-1987; Representative, Social Democratic Party Party Conference, 1975-1984. Deputy member. Executive Committee of Finnish Municipal Association, since 1985.
Member. Admin. Council Kunnallispaino Oy. (Municipal Printers), since 1985. Member of Parliament, since 1987.
Journalist, Eteenpéin (newspaper), 1960. Journalist, Ilta-Sanomat (newspaper), 1960-1962. Head of the County Constabulary, Nummi, 64.
Assistant, Aake Iloméki’s Law Practice, 1964. Notary, Kajaani Judicial District, 1964-1966. Assistant Police Controller, Kymi Provincial Admin.
Board, 1966-1967, 2nd Town Clerk, Lappeenranta, 1967-1969. Judge of Municipal Court, Lappeenranta, 1967-1969. Municipal Manager, Vehkalahti, 1969-1987.