LAST UPDATE: 03.07.2017; 13:57

Edgar Mayer - President of the Federal Council

Austrian People’s Party (ÖVP)
Elected to the Federal Council by the
Provincial Diet of Vorarlberg

Address: Parlament - Bundesratskanzlei
Dr.-Karl-Renner-Ring 3
1017 Vienna

E-mail: edgar.mayer@parlament.gv.at

Career

Born: 18/10/1953, Feldkirch
1959 - 1963 primary school
1963 - 1967 secondary modern school
1967 - 1970 commercial school
1970 - 1972 merchant
1972 military service
1973 - 1974 UN-soldier in Cyprus
1974 - 1975 police training academy in Vienna
1974 - 1983 police officer
1983 - 1995 administrative officer - building and property managent of the city of Feldkirch
1989 - 1990 certificate of access to higher education
legal studies
1995 - 1998 chief of department for social affairs and housing
1997 - 1998 training course in social management
1998 - 2003 chief of citizen services
2003 - 2006 chief of department for "volunteer work"
2006 - today project director (strategy and project management) at the city of Feldkirch

Political Career

1991 - today chairman of the Austrian White- and Blue-Collar Workers Union (ÖAAB) Feldkirch
1997 - 2004 chairman of the Municipal Employees Union Vorarlberg
2001 - today chairman of the Group of Christian Unionists (FCG) Vorarlberg
2003 - today deputy chairman of the Austrian White- and Blue-Collar Workers Union (ÖAAB) Vorarlberg
2003 - today deputy chairman of the Federation of Trade Unions (ÖGB) Vorarlberg 
2009 - today member of the board of directors of the Chamber of Labour Vorarlberg
05/10/2004 - today Federal Council member
01/01/2013 - today President of the Federal Council