Party affiliation: Finnish Social Democratic Party
Member, Tuusula Municipal Council, 1973. Chairman, Social Affairs Committee, Ibid., 1973-1980 and Vice-Chairman, 1981-1983. Member of Eduskunta, 1979.
Member, Central Committee, Central Association, of Nuoret Kotkat, 1978 and Chairman, 1981. Chairman, 1985 International Year of the Youth Committee. Professional career: Clerical Assistant, National Board of Public Roads and Waterways, 1962-1967.
Office Administrator, Association, of Civil Servants, National Board of Public Roads and Waterways, 1967-1971. Organisation Secretary, Helsinki Local Government Officers and Clerical Employees Registered Association, 1971-1975. Editor, Ahjo, and Metal Workers’ Union.
Chairperson, STETE 1975.