Worldwide Guide to Women in Leadership
Switzerland Parties

Also see Switzerland Ministers

1984-89 Vice-President of the Freisinnig-demokratische Partei der Schweiz Elisabeth Kopp
She was Member of the Federal Government and Vice-President.

1986-92 Chairperson of Christliche Volkspartei, CVP (Christian People's Party) Ewa Segmüller-Weber
1997-2000 President of Social Democratic Party Ursula Koch

1991-95 Parliamentary Leader of Die Sozialdemokraten (Social Democrats) Ursula Mauch

1991-93 Parliamentary Leader of Grüne Partei der Schweiz (Green Party) Rosemarie Bär

1991 Chairperson of Grüne Partei der Schweiz Irene Gardiol

1992-95 President of Grüne Partei der Schweiz Verena Diener
From 1995 Government Counciller in Zürich

1992-99 Parliamentary Leader of the Parti Liberal Verena Grendelmeier
Party Vice-President 1980-93.

1992-96 Chairperson of Landesring der Unabhängingen (Union of Independents) Monika Weber

1993-94 Leader of Frauen Macht Politik (Women Make Politics) Marta Freisst-Schöpfer

1994-2005 Parliamentary Leader of Grüne Partei der Schweiz Cécile Bühlmann

1994-95 Co-Leader of Frauen Macht Politik Barbara Huber

1994-95 Co-Leader of Frauen Macht Politik Claudia Schätti

1995-2002 Parliamentary Leader of Sozialdemokratische Partei Ursula Hafner
 
1996-2002 Parliamentary Leader of Freisinningdemokratische Partei (Freethinking Democratic Party) Christine Beerli
One of the many unsuccessful official female candidate for the post of Councillor of State (Member of the Government) in 2003.
1998-2002 President of Partei der Arbeit der Schweiz (PdA) Christiane Jaquet-Berger
Vice-President of the Parlement in Kanton Vaud 2004-05 and President of the Council 2005-06.

1999- President of Christlich-soziale Partei (CSP) Monika Bloch Süss

2000-04 President of Social Democratic Party Christiane Brunner

2002-06 Parliametary Leader of the Sozialdemokratische Parti Hildegard Fässler
She was Vice-President of the Faction since 1999.

2002-03 and 2004-05 Co-President of Grüne Partei der Schweiz (GPS) Ruth Genner
2006- President of Grüne Partei

2003-04 President of the Freisinnigen Partei der Schweiz Christiane Langenberger
Her only opponent in 2003 was the former President of the National Council Trix Heberlein. (b. 1941-)

2004-06 President of Christliche Volkspartei Doris Leuthard
Grossrätin des Kantons Aargau 1997-2000, Vice-President of CVP 2001-04 and Federal Councillor of Economy from 2006. (b. 1963-).

2004-05 Acting President of the Freisinning-Demokratische Partei Marianne Kleiner

2005-11 Parliamentary Leader of Grünliberale Fraktion Therese Frösch 

2006- Parliamentary Leader of the Sozialdemokratische Parti Ursula Wyss
Party Vice-President 2004-06.

2011- Parliamentary Leader of CVP-EVP (CE)/Christlichdemokratische Volkspartei der Schweiz (CVP) Viola Amherd

2011- Parliamentary Leader of FDP-Liberale Fraktion (RL)/FDP.Die Liberalen (FDP-Liberale) Gabi Huber

2011- Parliamentary Leader of the Grünliberale Fraktion Tiana Angelina Moser

Last update 14.12.07