Party affiliation: Sozialistische Partei Österreichs (SPO, Socialist Party of Austria)
District councillor, Niklasdorf, since 1975. Deputy Mayoress of Niklasdorf, since 1985. Sent to Bundesrat from Steiermark Provincial Assembly, member of Bundesrat, since 1986.
Secretary to Bundesrat. Professional career: industrial employee, Brigl and Bergmeister Joint Stock Company, since 1960, and Chief secretary, since 1966. Chief secretary, Leykam Mürztaler Joint Stock Company, since 1976.
Secretary, SPö district organisation, Leoben, since 1984.