LAST UPDATE: 10.11.2017; 14:36

Elisabeth Köstinger - President of the National Council

Group: Parliamentary Group of the Austrian People's Party (ÖVP)
Party: Austrian People's Party (ÖVP)

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

Political Mandates

09/11/2017 - today     Member of the National Council
09/11/2017 - today      President of the National Council
14/07/2009 – 08/11/2017 European Parliament, ÖVP

Political Career

2011 – 2017 deputy head of the ÖVP delegation to the European Parliament
2011 – 2017 parliamentary manager of the ÖVP delegation to the European Parliament
Since 2009 Vice-President of the Austrian Farmers‘ Federation
2007 – 2012 Federal chairwoman of the youth section of the Austrian Farmers‘ Federation
2003 – 2005 Delegate of Austria’s Rural Youth to the European Council of Young Farmers
2002 – 2006 Federal Chairwoman of Austria’s Rural Youth
2001 – 2002 Regional Chairwoman of Carinthia’s Rural Youth
1997 – 2002 District Chairwoman of Wolfsberg Rural Youth
1995 – 1997 Head of the Rural Youth’s local group of Granitztal

Career

Since 2017  Secretary General of ÖVP
2003 – 2009 Freelance work in the field of communications
1999 – 2003 Assistant in Carinthia’s Regional Public Health Insurance Fund

Education

Since 2003  Studies at Klagenfurt University (journalism and communication studies, applied cultural studies
1994 – 1998 Federal Higher-Level Secondary School for Economic Professions
1990 – 1994 General Secondary School, St. Paul im Lavanttal
1986 – 1990 Primary School, Granitztal