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Herbert WEISS

Member of the Bundesrat

Herbert WEISS, Austrian Member of the Bundesrat. Senior Civil Servant; Golden Award of the Province of Steiermark.

Background

WEISS, Herbert was born on October 20, 1927 in Graz, Austria.

Education

Federal grammar school (science oriented), Graz, matriculation, 1946. Karl Franzens University of Graz, state examination in legal history, 1948.

Career

Vice Chairman, provincial Justice Section, Civil Service Union, 1959-1969, and Chairman, 1969-1979. Member of provincial Executive Committee, Civil Service Union, 1965-1977. Chairman, Christian Group, Civil Service Union, 1973-1977.

Member of Central Executive Committee, Civil Service Union, since 1973. Chairman, provincial Executive Committee, Civil Service Union, since 1977. Sent to Bundesrat from Steiermark Provincial Assembly, member of Bundesrat, since 1985.

Entered Judicial Service, Graz Provincial High Court and Court of Appeal. Judicial official’s examination, 1952. Responsible for running Personnel Department, Graz High Court and Court of Appeal, 1964.

Appointed head of department, 1978.