Party affiliation: National Coalition Party
Member, Riihimaki Town Council, 1976. Chairman, Delegation of the Riihimáki-Hyvinkáá Vocational Training Centre Foundation. Member, Committee for Industry of Harne Province, 1977-1985.
Vice-Chairman, Admin. Board of the Industrial Village of Riihimaki. Member. Admin. Board, RiihimakiHyvinkaa Chamber of Commerce, 1978.
Member. Presidential Electorate, 1982. Member of Eduskunta, since 1983. 1st Vice-Chairman, Riihimaki Town Council, 1985.
Managing Director, Konevalmistamo Oy., 1967-1984 (Manufacture of machinery).