Party affiliation: Österreichische Volkspartei (ÖVP, Austrian People's Party)
Girls’ consultant, provincial leadership of Young Populists, Tirol, since 1983. Pres, of Young Farmers’ Association in Austrian Farmers’ Federation, since 1985. Member of Nationalrat, for Tirol, since 1986.
Professional career: in the Finance department of Landeck town council, 1977-1978. Clerk at the Tyrolean hydroelectric power station, AGKaunertal Power Station.