Party affiliation: Social Democratic Parly of Finland
Member, Kajaani Municipal Council, 1973-1976. Vice-chairman, municipal board, 1973-1976. Member, Kajaani City Council, since 1977.
Chairman, 1978; Member of Parliament, 1983-1987. Member of Parliament, since 1990. Member. Constitutional Committee.
Member. Defence Committee. Member. Cultural Committee. Primary school teacher, 1961.
School director, 1961-1983, 1987-1990.