Worldwide Guide to Women in Leadership
Female Heads of Åland Parties

Also see Åland

1987-? Chairperson and Leader of De Grønne på Åland (Greens) Christina Hedman-Jaakola

1987-2009 Leader Ålands Socialdemokrater (Social Democrats) Barbro Sundback
Also Parliamentary Leader. She has been MP since 1979 and was also 1. Vice-Chairperson of the City Government of Mariehamn (The Capital).  1. Vice-Speaker of the Parliament 2003-05 and Speaker 2005-07. (b. 1945-)

1988-90 Leader Liberalerna på Åland (Liberals) Gunnevi Norman
1990-96 Chairperson
Former Member of the Government and Vice-Speaker.

1995-? Leader Liberalerna på Åland Lisbeth Eriksson
Party Secretary General 1988-96.

1996-2000 Chairperson of Frisinad Samverkan Harriet Lindeman
2003-05 Parliamentary Leader
Former Member of the Government, 2. Vice-Speaker of the Parliament 2003-05 and again Minister of Social Affairs and Environment from 2005.

1999-2001 Chairperson of the Parliamentary Group of Liberalerna Viveca Eriksson
2004-12 Party Chairperson
Chairperson of the Finance Committee 1999-2003 and Member of the Speaker's Conference 1999-2000, 1. Vice-speaker 2000-01, Speaker of the Parliament 2001-06, Vice-Speaker from 2005-07 and again from 2012, Leader of the Liberals 2004-12 and Premier 2007-11.

2001- Chairperson of Obunden Samling Gun-Marie Lindholm
Member of the Local Council of
Lemland from 1991 and member of the Lagting from 1999, Minister of Social Affairs and Environment 2003-05

2003-05 Chairperson of the Parliamentary Group of the Social Democrats Camilla Gunell
2009- Party Chairperson
Minister of Culture and Education 2005-07. (b. 1970-).

2005-07 1. Vice-chairperson of Centern Veronica Thörnroos
2007-08
Chairperson of the Parliamentary Group of Centern
2007-09 Party Chairperson
Minister of Transport from 2009.

2012- Chairperson of Liberalerna Katrin Sjögren
Minister of Social Affairs, Health and Care and Environment
2007-11 and Vice-Chairperson until 2012.

 

 

Last update 14.12.13