Torill Selsvold Nyborg

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Torill Selsvold Nyborg
County Mayor of Hordaland
In office
Preceded by Gisle Handeland
Succeeded by Tom-Christer Nilsen
Personal details
Born (1952-02-23) 23 February 1952 (age 62)
Kvam, Hordaland, Norway
Nationality Norwegian
Political party Christian Democratic Party
Religion Christianity

Torill Selsvold Nyborg (born 23 February 1952) is a Norwegian nurse, missionary and politician for the Christian Democratic Party.

She was born in Kvam as a daughter of electrician Johannes Selsvold (1914–1997) and housewife Dorthea Selsvold (1922–1997). She took primary school in her native Ålvik and secondary school (lower and upper) in Øystese, graduating in 1970. She then attended a Red Cross nurse college for three years. She worked mainly as a nurse, first in Oslo from 1973 to 1977 before being a missionary in Arequipa from 1977 to 1982. She then moved to Fjell to become a nurse in 1983.[1]

She was a deputy member of Fjell municipal council from 1987 to 1991, and elected member from 1991 to 1995. She served as deputy county mayor from 2001 to 2003,[1] and county mayor of Hordaland from 2003 to 2011.[2][3] She chaired the countywide party chapter 2002–2006 and sat on the national party board.[1]

She also served as a deputy representative to the Parliament of Norway from Hordaland during the terms 1997–2001, 2001–2005 and 2005–2009. In October 2005 she briefly covered for Laila Dåvøy who was an outgoing member of Bondevik's Second Cabinet. In total Nyborg met during 27 days of parliamentary session.[1]

Outside of politics she was employed as a lecturer in nursing at the Diakonissehjemmet University College in 1994. She has been a board member of Bergenshalvøens Kommunale Kraftselskap, chaired the supervisory council of Bergen International Festival and been a supervisory council member of Modum Bad.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d e "Torill Selsvold Nyborg" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 14 October 2013. 
  2. ^ Håkon Iversen (5 April 2011) Torill Selsvold Nyborg Retrieved 14 October 2013 (Norwegian)
  3. ^ Eirik Langeland Fjeld (14 September 2011)Hordaland blir mørkeblå Bergensavisen. Retrieved 14 October 2013 (Norwegian)
Political offices
Preceded by
Gisle Handeland
County mayor of Hordaland
Succeeded by
Tom-Christer Nilsen