Party affiliation: Centre Party
Served on municipal and county councils, and college and county education committees in Buskerud County. Member Centre Party programme committee, until 1985. Second Vice-Chairman, Centre Party, since 1987.
Minister of the Environment, November 1989-October 1990. Professional career: primary school teacher, 1968-1972. Upper secondary school teacher, 1972-1975.
Rector, Nesbyen Upper Secondary School, since 1975. Chairman, National Council for Upper Secondary Education, since 1984. First woman to hold position of Chief County Education Officer for Oppland County, until November 1989.