Worldwide Guide to Women in Leadership
Switzerland Local Leaders

Female suffrage in Vaud/Waadt 1959, Neufchatel 1959, Génève 1960, Basel-Stadt 1966, Basel-Landschaft 1968, Tesino 1969, Zürich, Luzern and Wallis/Valai 1970, 1971/72 the rest apart from Appenzell-Ausserrhoden in 1989 and Appenzell-Inerhroden in 1990.

Also see Switzerland Chiefs of Government and Switzerland Ministers

A B F G J L N O S T U V

Kanton Aargau
The Landammann is in office 1. April-31. March

1985/86 President of the  Grosser Rat Elisabeth Schmid

1988/89President of the  Grosser Rat Dora Bärtschi

1993/94 President of the  Grosser Rat Elisabeth Sailer-Albrecht

1993-99 Councillor of Health Dr.phil. Stéphane Mörikofer-Zwez
1996-97 Landstatthalter (Deputy Chief of Government)
1997-98 Landammann (Chief of Government)
1999-2001 Councillor of Finance
2000-01 Landstatthalter

2002/03 Vice-President of the  Grosser Rat Barbara Roth
2003/04 President

2004/05 Vice-President of the  Grosser Rat Corina Eichenberger-Walther
2005/06 President

2005/06 Vice-President of the  Grosser Rat  Esther Egger-Wyss
2006/07 President

2009-17 Councillor of Social Affairs and Health Susanne Hochuli
2011-12 Frau Landstatthalter
2012-13 Landammann (Chief of Government)
2015-16 Frau Landstatthalter
2016 Landammann

2009-10 2. Vice-President of the  Grosser Rat Patricia Schreiber-Rebmann
2010-11 President

2010-11 2. Vice-President of the  Grosser Rat Kathrin Nadler

2011 2. Vice-President of the  Grosser Rat Kathrin Scholl-Debrunner
2011-12 1. Vice-President
2012-13 President

2011-12 2. Vice-President of the  Grosser Rat Vreni Friker-Kaspar
2012-13 1. Vice-President
2013-14 President

2016- Councillor of Health Franziska Roth

2016- Chancellor Vincenza Trivigno

 

Kanton Appenzell-Ausserrhoden
The Landammann is in office for four years

1994-2003 Government Councillor and Director of Finance Marianne Kleiner-Schläpfer
1997-2000 President of the Government/Landammann

1994-2007 Government Councillor and Director of Health Alice Scherrer-Baumann
2003-07 Landammann

2000 President of the Kantonsrat Elisabeth Kunz

2001-03 Vice-President of the Kantonsrat Regina Dörig
2005-07 President of the Kantonsrat

2005- Government Councillor and Director of Economy Marianne Koller-Bohl
2005-15 Government Councillor of Agriculture
2011-12 Deputy Chief of Government (Landammann-Stellvertreterin)
2013-14 Frau Landammann
2015- Vice-Landammann
2015- Director of Building
2015-16 Director of Environment

2011-12 2. Vice-President of the Kantonsrat Edith Beeler, Appenzell
2012-13 1. Vice-President
2013-14 President

2013-14 2. Vice-President of the Kantonsrat Ursula Rütsche-Fässler
2014-15 1. Vice-President
2015-16 President

Appenzell-Innerrhoden
The Regierende Landammann is in office starts and ends the last sunday in April

1996-99 Councillor of Standescommission, Treasurer and Director of Finance Ruth Metzler-Arnold
1999     Vice-President of the Government (
Stillstehender Landammann)
Her German title was Regierungsrätin or standeskommissionärin für Finanzen - Säckelmeisterin. From 1999 Federal Councillor of Justice

2008-09 Vice-President of the Grosser Rat Gabi Weishaupt-Stalder

2009-10 Vice-President of the Grosser Rat Vreni Kölbener-Zuberbühler

2010- Stathalterin and Councillor of the Standescommission, Director Health and Social Affairs Antonia Fässler
She was elected as substitute for a Councillor who resigned and thus also became 2. Vice-Chairperson of the Government.

 

 

Kanton Basel Stadt (Basel City)
The Präsidentin is in office 1. February-2. February

1975-76 President of the Grosser Rat Gertrud Spiess

1978-79 Vice-President of the Grosser Rat dr. Marie-Agnes Massini
1979-78 President
Female Deputy Presidents are known as
Statthalterin and female President as Ratspräsidentin

1990-91 President of the Grosser Rat Monika Schib-Stirnimann
Her official title was Ratspräsidentin.

1992-2000 Councillor of Health lic.phil. Veronica Schaller
1998-99 President of the Government
2000-01 Councillor of Education

1996- Councillor of Bulding and Industrial Works Barbara Schneider
2000  Vice-President of the Government
2001-02 President
2005-06 Vice-President of the Government (Regierungsvizepräsidentin)
2006 President

1997-98 President of the Grosser Rat Margrit Spoerri

1999-2000 1. Vice-President of the Grosser Rat Mariann Keller-Beutler

2003-04 1. Vice-President (Statthalterin) of the Grosser Rat Beatrice Inglin-Buomberger
2004-05 President of the Grosser Rat

She was the fifth woman to preside over the
Kantonsrat

2003-04 Vice-President of the Grosser Rat Brigitta Gerber

2004- Councillor of Finance Dr.phil. Eva Herzog
2006-07 Vice-President of the Government
2007-08 President of the Government

2006-07 Vice-President of the
Grosser Rat Dr. Brigitta Gerber
2007-08 President of the Grosser Rat

2008-09 Vice-President of the Grosser Rat Dorothea Loosli-Amstutz

2012-13 Landratsvizepräsidentin Marianne Hollinger
2013-14 Landratspräsidentin

 

Kanton Basel Landschaft (Basel Landscape) 
The Regierungspräsidentin is in office 1. July-30 June

1985-86 Kantonsrat President Heidy Strub

1988-89 Kantonsrat President Margot Hunziker

1994-2005 Councillor of Building and Environment Elisabeth Schneider-Kenel
1997-98 Vice-President of the Government
1998-99 President of the Government
2001-02 Vice-President of the Government
2002-03 President of the Government
2004-05 Vice-President of the Government
2005-06 President of the Government

1995-96 Stattthalter of the Kantonsrat Margrit Schöri
1996-97 Vice-President 

1995-96 Kantonsrat President Liselotte Schelble

1997-98 Kantonsrat President Heidi Tschopp

2002-02 Kantonsrat-Vice-President Ursula Jäggi
2002-03 President

2003- Councillor of Justice, Police and Military Sabine Pegoraro
2006-07 Vice-President of the Government
2007-08 President of the Governnment
2011-12 Vice-President of the Government
2012-13 President of the Governnment
2016-17 Vice-President of the Government

2003-04 Kantonsrat-Vice-President Daniela Schneeberger
2004-05 President

2005-2006 Vice-President of the Landrat Elisabeth Schneider
2006-07 Landratspräsidentin
From 2007 Chairperson of the Faction of CVP.

2007-08 Landratspräsidentin Esther Maag

2014-15 Landratspräsidentin Daniela Gaugler

Kanton Bern
The Regierungsrat is in office 1. June to 31. May

1984-85 1. Vice-President of the  Grosser Rat Magrit Schlappi-Brawand
1985-86 2. Vice-President of the  Grosser Rat
1986-87 President of the  Grosser Rat

1986-90 Councillor of Education Leni Robert
1988-89 Vice-President of the Government

1990-91 2. Vice-President of the  Grosser Rat Eva Maria Zbinden-Sulzer
1991-92 1. Vice-President of the  Grosser Rat
1992-93 President of the  Grosser Rat

1992-2002 Councillor of Building, Trafic and Energy Dori Schaer-Born 
1994-95 Vice-President of the Government
1995-96 President of the Government 

1994-2006 Councillor of People's Economy Elisabeth Zölch-Balmer
1996-97 Vice-President of the Government
1997-98 President of the Government
2002-03 President of the Government

1996-2006 Councillor of Police and Military Dora Andres
1999-2000 Vice-President of the Government (1/6-31/5)
2000-01 President of the Government

1997-98 President of the Grosser Rat Ursula Haller Vannini

1999-2000 2. Vice-President of the Grosser Rat Barbara Egger-Jenzer
2000 1. Vice-President of the  Grosser Rat
2001-02 President of the  Grosser Rat
2002- Councillor of Housing, Traffic and Construction
2003-04 Vice-President of the Government
2004-05 President of the Government
2007-08 Vice-President of the Government
2008-09 President of the Government

1998-99 2. Vice-President of the  Grosser Rat Mariann Keller-Beutler
1999-2000 1. Vice-President of the  Grosser Rat
2000 President of the  Grosser Rat

2006-07 2. Vice-President of the  Grosser Rat Dorothea Loosli-Amstutz
2007-08 1. Vice-President of the  Grosser Rat
2008-09 President of the  Grosser Rat

2007-08 2. Vice-President of the Grossrat Chantal Bornoz Flück
2008-09 1. Vice-President of the Grossrat
2009-10 President of the Grossrat

2009-10 2. Vice-President  Susanne Bommeli
She lived (1951-2011)

2010-11 2. Vicepresident of the Grossrat Therese Rufer-Wüthrich
2011-12 1. Vicepresident of the Grossrat
2012-13 President of the Grossrat

2010- Councillor of Finance Beatrice Simon
2015-16 Vice-President of the Government
2016-17 President of the Government

2012-13 2. Vice-President of the Grossrat Béatrice Struchen
2013-14 1. Vice-President of the Grossrat
2014-15 President of the Grossrat

2015-16 2. Vice-President of the Grossrat Ursula Zybach
2016-17 1. Vice-President of the Grossrat

F

Canton Fribourg/Kanton Freiburg
The Président, Präsidentin is in office 1. January-31. December

1986-87 President de Grand Conseil Elisabeth Déglise
In 1984 she was 2. vice-President and 1985 1. Vice-President of the legislature.

1987-91 Councillor of Building Roselyne Crausaz
1991     Vice-President of the Council of State

1991- Councillor of Social Affairs and Health Ruth Lüthi-Affolter
1995 Vice-President
1996 President of the Government
1999 Vice-President of the Government
2000 President of the Government
2004 Vice-President
2005 President of the Government
In 2002 she was candidate for the post of Federal Councillor.

1992 President of the Grand Conseil Rose-Marie Ducrot

1994 President of the Grand Conseil Madeleine Duc-Jordan

1996 2. Vice-President of the Grand Conseil Irmgard Jungo
1997 1. Vice-President of the Grand Conseil
1998 President of the Grand Conseil

1999 President of the Grand Conseil Elisabeth Leu-Lehmann

2000 President of the Grand Conseil Eveline Krauskopf

2002- Councillor of Education, Culture and Sport Isabelle Chassot
2006 Vice-President of the Council of State
2007 President
2013 Vice-President


2004 1. Vice-President of the Grand Conseil
Anne-Claude Demierre
2005 President of the Grand Conseil
2005- Councillor of Health and Social Affairs
2012 Vice-President of the Government
2013 President of the Government

2005- Chancellor Danielle Gagnaux-Morel
As Chancelière d'Etat she is the Secretary General of the Council of State (Government)

2008 2. Vice-President of the of the Grand Conseil Solange Berset
2009 1.
Vice-President of the of the Grand Conseil
2010 President of the of the Grand Conseil

2009 2. Vice-President of the Grand Conseil Yvonne-Stempfl-Horner
2010 1. Vice-President of the Grand Conseil
2011 President of the Grand Conseil

2010 2. Vice-President of the Grand Couseil Gabrielle Bourguet
2011 1. Vice-President of the Grand Couseil
2012 President of the Grand Conceil

2012- Councillor of Agriculture and Forests Marie Garnier
2015 Vice-President of the Government
2016 President of the Government

2014 President of the Grand Conceil Katharina Thalmann-Bolz




 

République et Canton de Genève/Genf
The Présidente is in office 1. December-December

1965-66 President of the Grand Conseil  Emma Kammacher
She was the first female to be elected as President of a local parliament in Switzerland, and lived (1904-1981).

1967-79 Member of the Administrative Council (Executive) Lise Girardin, Ville de Genève/Genf Stadt
1968, 1972 and 1975 Hauptmann/Mayor
She was M
ember of the Grand Conseil in 1961-73 and Member of the Swiss Council of States in 1971-75. (b. 1921-)

1984-85 President of the Grand Conseil Marie-Laure Beck-Henry
(b. 1920-)

1987-88 President of the Grand Conseil Hélène Braun-Roth
(b. 1935-)

1988-89 President of the Grand Conseil Jacqueline Berenstein-Wavre
(b. 1921-)

1990-91 2. Vice-President of the Grand Conseil Irène Savoy

1991-92 1. Vice-President of the Grand Conseil Micheline Calmy-Rey
1992-93 President of the Grand Conseil
1997-2002 Councillor of Finances
2000-01 Vice-President of the Council of State
2001-02 President of the Council of State
From 2003 Federal Councillor in charge of Foreign Affairs, Confederal Vice-President in 2006 and President in 2007. (b. 1945).

1991-92 2. Vice-President of the Grand Conseil Anne Chevalley

1993-2003 Councillor of Public Education and Military Affairs Martine Brunschwig Graf
1997-98 Vice-President of the Council of State (government)
1998-99 President of the Council of State
2002-03 Acting Councillor of Finances
2003-05 Councillor of Finances and Military Affairs
2003-04 Vice-President of the Council of State
2004-05 President of the Council of State
She did not run for reelection. (b. 1950-)

1993-94 1. Vice-President of the Grand Conseil Françoise Saudan
1994-95 President of the Grand Conseil
Later President of the Federal Parliament. (b. 1939-).

1994-95 2. Vice-President of the Grand Conseil Liliane Johner
(b. 1939-)

1995-96 1. Vice-President of the Grand Conseil Christine Sayegh
1996-97 President of the Grand Conseil
(b. 1945-)

1995-96 2. Vice-President of the Grand Conseil Yvonne Humbert

1998-99 2. Vice-President of the Grand Conseil Nelly Guichard
(b. 1944-)

1999-2000 1. Vice-President of the Grand Conseil Elisabeth Reusse-Decrey
2000-01 President of the Grand Conseil
(b. 1953-)

1999-2000 2. Vice-President of the Grand Conseil Janine Berberat
(b. 1943-)

2000-01 2. Vice-President of the Grand Conseil Anita Cuénod
(b. 1949-)

2001-05 Councillor of Justice, Police and Security Micheline Spoerri
She was defeated in her re-election bid. (b. 1946-).

2002-03 2. Vice-President of the Grand Conseil Françoise Schenk-Gottret
(b. 1945-)

2003-04 1. Vice-President of the Grand Conseil Marie-Françoise de Tassigny
2004-05 President of the Grand Conseil
(b. 1947-)


2003-04 2. Vice-President of the Grand Conseil Janine Hagmann
Mayor of Vandoeuvres 1995-2003. (b. 1936-).

2004-05 2. Vice-President of the Grand Conseil Caroline Bartl
(b. 1972-)

2005-06 1. Vice-President of the Grand Conseil Anne Mahrer
2006-07 President (November-November)
(b. 1948-)

2006-07 1. Vice-President of the Grand Conseil Loly Bolay
2007-08 President of the Grand Conseil

2007-09 2. Vice-President of the Grand Conseil Patricia Läser

2009-13 Councillor of Security, Police and Environment Isabel Rochat

2009-13 Councillor of Interior and Mobility Michèle Künzler

2009- Chancellor Anja Wyden
Former General Director of the Social Department. (b. 1973-).

2009-10 2. Vice-President of the Grand Conseil Catherine Baud

2010-11 2. Vice-President of the Grand Conseil Elisabeth Chatelain

2013- Councillor of Education, Culture and Sports Anne Emery-Torracinta

Kanton Glarus
The Landammann is in office for 4 years, elected 5. May

1996-97 Vice-President of the Landrat Ursula Herren-Luther

...... President of the Landrat N.N

...... President of the Landrat N.N

2003-04 President of the Landrat Christine Bickel-Vetsch
2010-14 Councillor of Education and Culture
The first Councillor for about 20 years not to be reelected.

1998- Councillor of Interior and Economy Marianne Dürst-Kundert
2008-10 Landamman
2014 Landesstattthalter
(b. 1961-).

2011-12 1. Vice-President of the Landrat Kathrin Scholl-Debrunner
2012-13 President

2014- Councillor of Economy and Interior Marianne Lienhard

2016-17 Vice-President of the Grossrat Susanne Elmer Feuz
Member of the Landrat and president of the Liberal Party of the Canton.

 

 


Kanton Graubünden/Cantone dei Grigioni/Chantun Grischun
The Präsidentin, Presdente, President is in office 1. January-31. December

1986-87 President of the Ständerat Ida Derungs-Keller

1992-93 President of the Ständesrat Baltermia Peterelli
(Ständespräsidentin)

1998-2007 Councillor of Finance and Military Dr. Eveline Widmer-Schlumpf
2000 Vice-President of the Government
2001 President of the Government
2004 Vice-President of the Government
2005 President of the Government
Federal Councillor from 2008.

1998-99 Vice-President of the Ständesrat Stina Stiffler-Flury
1999-2000 President of the Ständesrat
(Ständespräsidentin)

2005-06 Vice-President of the Ständesrat Agathe Bühler-Flury
2006-07 President of the Ständesrat

2008- Councillor of Justice, Security and Health Barbara Janom Steiner
2011 Vice-President of the Government
2012 President of the Government
2016 Vice-President of the Government
2017 President of the Government

2010 Vice-President of the Ständesrat Christina Bucher-Brini

2010 Vice-President of the Ständesrat Elita Florin-Caluori

 

J

Republique et Canton du Jura
The Présidente is in office 1. January-31. December

1982 President of the Parlement Lilliane Charmillot

1990 President of the Parlement Mathilde Joridon

1994-2002 Minister of Education Anita Rion
1996 Vice-President of the Government
1997 President of the Government

1999-2000 President of the Parlement Elisabeth Baume-Schneider
2002- Minister
of Education, Culture and Sports
2005 Vice-President of the Government
2006 President of the Government
2007 Vice-President of the Government
2008 President of the Government
2011 Vice-President of the Government
2012 President of the Government

2002 1. Vice-President of the Parlament Madeleine Amgwerd
2003 Présidente of the Parlement

2005 2. Vice-President of the Parlement Nathalie Barthoulot
2006 1. Vice-President of the Parlement
2007 President of the Parlement
2016- Coucillor of Interior
2016 Vice-President of the Government
2017 President of the Government

2012 President of the Parlement Corinne Juillerat

2014 2. Vice-President of the Parlement Anne Roy-Fridez
2015 1. Vice-President
2016 President

2016 2. Vice-President of the Parlement Pauline Queloz
2017 1. Vice-President

 

L

Kanton Luzern
The Schultheiss and Statthalter is in office 1. january-31. december

1986-87  Grosser Rats President Brigitte Mürner-Gilitt
1987-99 Councillor of Education and Culture
1991-91 Statthalter (Deputy Chief of Government)
1992-93 Schultheiss (Chief of Government) 
1996-97 Statthalter (Deputy Chief of Government)
1997-98 Schultheiss 

1991-92 President of the Grand Conseil Alice Wey-Heini

1998-99 President of the Grand Conseil Rosie Bitterli Mucha

1999-2003 Councillor of Military, Police and Environment Margit Fischer-Williman
2003 Schultheiss (Chief of Government)

2002 President of the Grand Conseil Yvonne Schärli-Gerig
2003- Councillor of Justice, Military and Police
2006 Statthalter
2007 Schultheiss
2011 Statthalter
2012 Statthalter

2004 Vice-President of the Grand Conseil Bernadette Schaller-Kurmann
2005 President of the Council

2007 President of the Grand Conseil Heidy Lang-Iten

2011 Vice-President of the Grand Counseil Trix Dettling Schwarz
2012 President of the Grand Counseil

2014 President Kantonsrat/Grand Conseil Irene Keller Luzern

2016-17 Vice-President of the Landrat Vroni Thalmann-Bieri

 

N

Republic and Canton of Neuchâtel - Neuburg

1989-90 President of the Grand Conseil Jacqueline Bauermeister

1997-2005 Councillor of Justice, Health and Security Monika Dusong
2001-02 President of the State Council (Government President)

1997-98 President of the Grand Conseil Marie-Antoniette Crelier-Lecultre

1998-99 President of the Grand Conseil Michèle Berger-Wildhaber

1999 President of the Grand Conseil Thérèse Humair

2001-07 Councillor of Finance and Social Affairs Sylvie Perrinjaquet
2003-04 Vice-President of the Council of State
2004-05 President of the Council of State
2005-06 Vice-President of the Coucil of State
2006-07 President of the Council of State

2005-06 1. Vice-President of the Grand Conseil Gisèle Ory
2006-07 President of the Council
2009-13 Counillor of Social Affairs and Health
2011-12 Goverment President

2009-10 State Councillor Monica Engheben

2010- State Councillor Séverine Despland

2013 Councillor of Education, Culture and Sports Monika Maire-Hefti
2013- Councillor of the Department of Education and Family
2015- President of the Government

2014-15 1. Vice-President of the Grand Conseil Veronika Pantillon
2015-16 President of the Gand Conseil

Kanton Niederwalden/Canton Nidwalden
The Landammann is in office 1. July-30 June

1996-97 Landrats-President Marianne Slongo-Albrecht

1999-2000 Vice-President of the Landrat Beatrice Jann
2002-10 Member of the Regierungsrat and Director of Education
2005-06 Landesstatthalterin
2006-07
Landammann
(b. 1952-).

2002-10 Member of the Regierungsrat and Director of Agriculture and Environment Lisbeth Gabriel
2004-05 Landesstatthalterin
2005-06
Landammann
(b. 1948-).

2005-06 Landrats-President Yvonne von Deschwanden
2010- Government Councillor for Social Affairs and Health and Deputy Director of Housing and Bulidling
2012-13 Landesstatthalterin
2013-14 Landesmann
2016-17 Landesstatthalterin

2010-11 Vice-President of the Landrat Verena Bürgi
2011-12 President of the Landrat
She lived (1949-2013)

2014- Government Councillor of Justice and Security Karin Kayser-Frutschi

2015-16 2. Vice-President of the Landrat Michèle Blöchliger
2016-17 1. Vice-President

 
O

Obwalden
The Landammann is in office 1. July-30 June

1989-98 President of the Kantonsrat Trudy Abächerli-Wallismann

1992-2006 Councillor of Economy Maria Küchler-Flury
2002-03 Landstatthalter (Deputy Chief of Government)
2003-04 Landammann
Also Assistant Councillor of Education and Culture

1995- Councillor of Health and Security Elisabeth Gander-Hofer
2002-03 Landstatthalter (Deputy Chief of Government)
2004-05 Landammann

1995-96 President of the Kantonsrat Martha Scheuber-Langenstein

1999-2000 President of the Kantonsrat Ingrid Kuster-Weibel

2005-06 President of the Kantonsrat Monika Brunner

2006-14 Councillor of Security and Health Esther Gasser Pfulg
2009 Landstatthalter (Deputy Chief of Government)
2009-10 Acting Landammann (October-January)
2010 Landammann (February-June)

2009-10 Vice-President of the Kantonrat Paula Halter-Furrer

2010-11 Vice-President of the Kantonrat Verena Bürgi

2012- Landweibelin Hanna Mäder

2014-15 Vice-President of the Landrat Ruth Koch-Niederberger
2015-16 President

2014- Councillor of Security and Justice Maya Büchi-Kaiser

2016-17 Vice-President of the Landrat Helen Keiser-Fürrer

 

S

Sankt Gallen
The President is in office 1. July-30 June

1994-95 President of the Kantonsrat Erika Foser

1995-96 President of the Kantonsrat Verena Koller

1996-2000 Councillor of State and Director of Economy lic.phil. Rita Roos-Niedermann
1998-99 Landamann (Chief of Government)
1999-2000 Landamann-Stellvertreterin (Deputy Chief of Government)  (1/7-30/6)
In 1999 she was candidate for the post of National Councillor (Minister in the National Government)

1996- Councillor of State and Director of Interior and Military Lic.phil Katrin Hilber
2001 President of the Government
2002 Vice-President of the Government
2007 President of the Government
2008 Vice-President of the Government

2000-15 Councillor of State and Director of Justice and Police Karin Keller-Sutter
2006-07 and 2011-12 President of the Council of State.
Elected 2. Vice-President of the Confederate Council of States in 2015-16 (To be 1. Vice-Presidetn 2016-17 and President 2017-18)

2000-01 President of the Kantonsrat Claudia Friedl

2003-04 Vice-President of the Kantonsrat Margrit Stadler-Egli
2004-05 President of the Kantonsrat

2004- Councillor of State of Health Heidi Hanselmann
2008-09 and 2014-14 President of the Government

2006-07 Vice-President of the Kantonsrat Marie-Theres Huser
2007-08 President of the Kantonsrat

2009-10 President of the Kantonsrat Elisabeth Schnider

 

Kanton Schaffhausen
The Präsidentin is in office 1. January-31. December

1978 President of the Kantonsrat Ester Bührer

1994 President of the Kantonsrat Dr. Silvia Pfeiffer

1995 President of the Kantonsrat Cornelia Amsler

1995 2. Vice-President of the Kantonsrat Anita Meier

2000 President of the Kantonsrat Ursula Hafner-Wipf
2005- Chief of the Department of Interior
2007 Vice-President of the Government
2008 President of the Government
2011 Vice-President of the Government
2012 President of the Government
2016 Vice-President of the Government


2004 1.Vice-President of the Kantonsrat Susanne Günter

2005 President of the Kantonsrat

2005-10 Chief of the Department of Education Rosmarie Widmer Gysel
2008 Vice-President of the Government
2009 President of the Government
2010- Chief of the Department of Finance
2012 Vice-President of the Government
2013 President of the Government
2016 Vice-President of the Government
2017 President of the Government

2006 2. Vice-President of the Kantonsrat Jeanette Storrer
2007 1. Vice-President of the Kantonsrat

2008 1. Vice-President of the Kantonsrat
Cristine Bigolin-Ziörjen

 

Kanton Schwyz
The Landammann is in office 1. July-30 June

1988-96 Councillor of Education  Margrit Weber-Röllin
1992-93 Landesstatthalter
1993-94 Landammann

1992-93 Vice-President of the Kantonsrat Elisabeth Meyerhaus

2000 President of the Kantonsrat Antoniette Hüppin

2012-13 Vice-President of the Kantonsrat Doris Kälin

2016-17 Vice-President of the Kantonsrat Dr. Karin Schwiter

 

Kanton Solothurn
The Landammann is in office 1. January-31. December

1982-83 President of theKantonsrat Marianne von Burg 

1988-97 Councillor of Housing, Building and Traffic Cornelia Füeg
1990 Vice-Landammann
1991 Frau Landammann
1991-95 Councillor of Justice
1994 Vice-Landammann
1995 Frau Landammann 

1989 Vice-President of the Kantonsrat Rudi Gribi

1995  President of the Kantonsrat Verena Struber

1997-06 Councillor of Education Ruth Gisi-wilisegger
1999 Vice-Landammann (Deputy Chief of Government)
2000 Frau Landammann (Chief of Government)
2003  Vice-Landammann (Deputy Chief of Government)
2004 Frau Landammann (Chief of Government)

2002 1. Vice-President of the Kantonsrat Edith Häggi
2003 President of the Kantonsrat

2002 2. Vice-President of the Kantonsrat Gabriele Plüss
2003 1. Vice-President
2004 President

2005- Councillor of Economy Esther Gassler-Leuenberger
2007 and 2012 Vice-Landammann (Deputy Chief of Government)
2008
and 2013 Landammann (Chief of Government)

2009 President of the Kantonsrat Cristine Bigolin-Ziörjen

 

T

Kanton Thurgau
The Präsidentin is in office 1. June-31. May

1985-86 President of the  Grosser Rat Birgit Hänzi

1994-95 President of the  Grosser Rat Vreni Schawlader

1995-96 President of the  Grosser Rat Liselotte Peter

1996-2000 Councillor of Education and Culture Vreni Schawalder-Linder
1999-2000 Vice-President of the Government 

1998-99  Grosser Rat President Eva Tobler-Ammann

2000-01 Vice-President of the Grosser Rat Ines Rusca-Naeg
2001-02 President of the  Grosser Rat

2005-06 Vice-President
President of the  Grosser Rat Renate Bruggmann
2006-07 President of the Rat

2008- Councillor of Education and Culture Monika Knill-Kradolfer
2011-12 Vice-President of the Government
2012-13 President of the Government
2015-16 Vice-President
2016-17 President

2009-10 President of the  Grosser Rate Gabi Badertscher

2013-14 Vice-President of the Grosser Rat Sonja Wiesmann Schätzle
2014-15 President of the Grosser Rat

2014- Government Councillor of Construction and Environment Carmen Haag
2016-17 Vice-President of the Government

2015- Governent Councillor of Justice and Security Cornelia Komposch-Breuer

 

Repubblica e Cantone del Ticino
The President is in office from April to April

1983-84 Presidenta del Grand Consiglio Cristiana Storelli
In 1981 II Vice-President and 1982 I Vice-President

1992 President del Grand Consiglio Carla Agustoni

1995-2005 Director of Finance and Economy Marina Masoni
1997-98 Vice-President of the Council of State
1998-99 President of the Council of State
1999-2000 Vice-President of the Council of State
2000-2001 President of the Council of State

2004-05 Vice-President of the Council of State

1998 President del grand Consiglio Chiara Simoneschi-Cortesi

1999-11 Director of Social Affairs Patrizia Pesenti
2002-03 and 2007-08 President of the Council of State
(b. 1958)
.

2007 Presidenta del Grand Consiglio Monica Duca Widmer

2007- Councillor of Finance and Economy Laura Sadis
2010-11 Vice-President of the Council of State

2011-12 President of the Council of State

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Kanton Uri
The Landammann is in office 1. June-31. May

1996-2004 Director of Finance and Interior Dr.iur. Gabi Huber
2000-02 Frau Landesstatthalter (Deputy Chief of Government)
2002-04 Landammann (Chief of Government)

1996-97 Vice-President of the Landrat Maria Baumann
(1997-98 President)

2002 President of the Landrat Luzia Baumann

2004- Director of Justice Heidi Z'graggen
2012-14 Landesstatthalter
2014-16 Landammann

2012- Director of Health, Social Affairs and Environment Barbara Bär
2016-18 Frau Landesstatthalter


2008-09 President of the Landrat Annalise Russi

2016-17 Vice-President of the Landrat Frieda Steffen

 

V

Etat du Valais/Staat Wallis
The Présidente is in office 1. May-30. April

1984-85 2. Vice-President of the  Grosser Rat/Grand Conseil Monique Paccolat
1985-86 1. Vice-President of the  Grosser Rat/Grand Conseil
1986-87 President of  Grosser Rat/Grand Conseil

1997-1998 2. Vice-President of the  Grosser Rat/Grand Conseil Marie-Paule Zufferey-Ravaz
1998-1999 1 Vice-President of the  Grosser Rat/Grand Conseil
1999-2000 President of  Grosser Rat

1999-2000 2. Vice-President of the  Grosser Rat/Grand Conseil Marie-Therese Schwery
2000-2001 1. Vice-President of the  Grosser Rat/Grand Conseil
2001-2002 President of the  Grosser Rat/Grand Conseil

2001-02 Co-President of the Assemble Constituante Yvette Jaggi

2009- Councillor of Social Security and Social Affairs and Integration Esther Waeber-Kalbermatten
2011-12 Vice-President of the Government
2012-13 President of the Government
2015-16 Vice-President of the Government
2016-17 President of the Government

2011-12 2. Vice-President of the of the  Grosser Rat/Grand Conseil Marcelle Monnet-Terrettaz
2012-13 1. Vice-President of the of the  Grosser Rat/Grand Conseil
2013-14 President  of the of the  Grosser Rat/Grand Conseil

 

Canton de Vaud/Waadt
The Présidente is in office 1. January-31. December

1981 President of the Parlement Marguerite Narbel

1996-97 President of the Parlement Jacqueline Maurer-Mayor
1997-2007 Chief of Economy Department 
1999 Deputy Chief of the Government
2000 and 2004
Présidente du Conceil d'Etat
 

1998-2002 Chief of the Education and Youth Department Francine Jeanprêtre
2001 Vice-
Présidente du Conceil d'Etat
2002
Présidente du Conceil d'Etat

1999 President of the Grand Conseil Anne-Marie Depoisier

2002- Chief of the Education and Formation Department Anne-Catherine Lyon
2005
Présidente du Conceil d'Etat

2004-05 1. Vice-President of the Grand Conseil Christiane Jaquet-Berger
2005-06 President of the Council

2005-06 2. Vice-President of the Grand Conseil Anne Baehler Bech
2006-07 1. Vice-President
2007-08 President

2007-13 Councillor for Security and Environment Jacqueline de Quattro

2009- Councillor for Social Affairs and Culture
Esther Waeber-Kalbermatten

2014-15 President of the Grand Conseil Marcelle Monnet-Terrettaz
 

Z

Kanton Zug
The Landammann is in office 1. January-31. December

1993-94 President of the Kantonsrat Ruth Schwerzmann
1995-2002 Councillor of Finance and Taxes 
2001 Acting Interim Vice-President of the Government, Acting Councillor of Interior, Health, Education and Culture
She and another Councillor were the only two members of the government who were able to act after three colleagues were killed and two other hospitalized after a massacre in the Kantonsrat. 

1995 Vice-President of the Kantonsrat Monika Hutter-Häfliger
1995-2001 Councillor of Health
She was killed during a massacre in the Kantonsrat together with two other ministers and 11 members of the parliament.

2000-01 Vice-President of the Kantonsrat Anne Ithen
She was injured during the massacre in the Kantonsrat and the President was killed.  

2001-07 Councillor of Interior Brigitte Profos-Meier
2005-05 Frau Statthalter
2005-06 Frau Landammann

2004-05 Vice-President of the Kantonsrat
 Erwina Winiger Jutz
2005-06 President of the Council

2007- Councillor of Government and Director of Interior Manuela Weichelt-Picard
2015-17 Statthalterin
2017-19 Landammann

2009-11 Vice-President of the Kantonsrat Vreni Wicky-Bernold
2011-12 President of the Kantonsrat

2010- Deputy Chancellor Renée Spillmann Siegwart

2017-18 Vice-President of the Kantonsrat Monika Barmet

 

Kanton Zürich

(1975-84 Gemeindepräsidentin Elisabeth Kopp-Iklé, Zumikon
Federal Councillor of Justice 1984-89)

1983-91 Councillor of Interior Hedi Lang
1988-89 Vice-President of the Government Council
1989-90 President of the Government Council
1991-95 Councillor of Economy
1993-94 Vice-President of the Government Council
1994-95 President of the Government Council
She was President of the Nationalrat 1981-82, and lived (1931-2004).

1984-85 Vice-President of the Kantonsrat Gertrud Erismann-Peyer
1985-86 President

1989-90 Vice-President of the Kantonsrat Dr. Ursula Leemann
1990-91 President

1993-94 President of the Kantonsrat Marlies Voser-Huber

1995-2007 Councillor of Health and Substitute Councillor of Finance Verena Diener
1995-97 Councillor of Social Affairs
1999-2000 Government Council President
2005-06 Vice-President of the Government Council
2006-07 President of the Government Council

In 1992-95 she was Leader of the Faction of the Green Party in the National Assembly

1995-96 Vice-President of the Kantonsrat Ester Holm
1996-97 President of the Kantonsrat

1995-2004 Councillor of Social Affairs and Safety (Police) Rita Fuhrer
1999-2000 Vice-Government Council President
2000-2001 Government Council President
2004-15 Councillor of Economy
2006-07
Vice-Government Council President
2007-08 President of the Government Council
Also Substitute Councillor of Security

1999- Councillor of Building Dorothée Fierz
2003-04 Vice-President of the Government Council
2005-06 President of the Government Council

Also Substitute Councillor of Health

2002-03 2. Vice-President of the Kantonsrat Emy Lalli
2003-04 1. Vice-President 
2004-05 President

2003- Councillor of Education Regine Aeppli
2008-09 Vice-President of the Government
2009-10 President of the Government
2013-14 Vice-President of the Government
2014-15 President of the Government
Also Substitute Councillor of Economy and from 2007 of Health

2005-06 2. Vice-President of the Kantonsrat Ursula Moor
2006-07 1. Vice-President of the Kantonsrat
2007-08 President of the Kantonsrat

2006-07 Councillor of Housing Ursula Gut-Winterberger
2007-15 Councillor of Finance
2010-11 Vice-President of the Government
2011-12 President of the Government
2014-15 Vice-President of the Government
Also Substitute Councillor of Justice and Interior

2006-07 2. Vice-President of the Kantonsrat Regula Thalmann
2007-08 1. Vice-President of the Kantonsrat
2008-09 President of the Kantonsrat

2007-08 2. Vice-President of the Kantonsrat Esther Hildebrand
2008-09 1. Vice-President of the Kantonsrat
2009-10 President of the Kantonsrat

2012-13 2. Vice-President of the Kantonsrat Brigitta Johner
2013-14 1. Vice-President
2014-15 President of the Kantonsrat

2013-14 2. Vice-President of the Kantonsrat Theresia Weber-Gachnang
2014 1. Vice-President
2015-16 President of the Kantonsrat

2015- Councillor of Economy Carmen Walker Späh

2015- Coucillor of Justice and Interior Jacqueline Fehr

2015- Councillor of Housing and Building Silvia Steiner


2015-16 2. Vice-President of the Kantonsrat Karin Egli-Zimmermann
2016-17 1. Vice-President
2017-18 President




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