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Elske TER VELD

Secretary of State

Elske TER VELD, Dutch Secretary of State for Social Affairs and Employment.

Background

TER VELD, Elske was born on August 1, 1944 in Groningen, Netherlands. Daughter of Romke Bertus ter Veld and Christina ter Veld (nee Stappershoef).

Education

Higher Professional School, Academy for social and cultural work, 1963-1968

Career

Member of Second Chamber, 1981-1989. President, Secretary for Women, FNV/NVV (trades unions), 1972-1981. Secretary of State for Social Affairs and Employment, November since 1989.

Professional career: leader, working training for youth, training centre Assen, 1968-1970. President, Communal House for Young People, De Heerd Groningen, 197072.

Works

  • Vrouw en Beleid, Polak & v. Gennep, SARA, 1985.

Connections

father:
Romke Bertus ter Veld

mother:
Christina ter Veld (nee Stappershoef)