Viveka Eriksson

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Viveka Eriksson
Viveka Eriksson.jpg
Eriksson in Helsinki in 2008
Premier (Lantråd)
In office
October 2007 – November 2011
Preceded by Roger Nordlund
Succeeded by Camilla Gunell
Deputy Speaker of Parliament of Åland
In office
2 terms: 2000 to 2001 – 2005 to 2007
Preceded by Barbro Sundback
Succeeded by Gunnar Jansson
Speaker of Parliament of Åland
In office
2001–2005
Preceded by Ragnar Erlandsson
Succeeded by Barbro Sundback
Personal details
Born (1956-08-18) August 18, 1956 (age 57) [1]
Political party Åland Liberals
Spouse(s) Olof Erland
Website www.liberalerna.ax

Viveka Eriksson or Viveca Eriksson (born August 18, 1956) is a politician on the autonomous Åland Islands and the former Premier of the Government of Åland.[2][3]

Professional overview[edit]

  • Member of the Lagting (Åland parliament) 2011 -
  • Premier, Government of Åland October 2007 - November 2011
  • First Deputy Speaker of the Lagting (Ålands parliament) 2005-2007
  • Speaker of the Lagting (Åland parliament) 2001-2005
  • First Deputy Speaker 2000-2001
  • Member of the Lagting (Åland parliament) 1995-2007
  • Chairwoman of the Åland Liberals since 2003
  • Member of the Speaker's Conference of the Lagting 1999-2000,
  • Vice-speaker 2000-01 and again from 2005.
  • Chairperson of the Finance Committee 1999-2001
  • Chairperson of the Liberal Parliamentary Group 1999-2001 and Party Chairperson from 2004.[4]

Eriksson was the first female Speaker in Åland history.[5] As party leader of the Åland Liberals she won the 2007 election and was sworn in as the first female Premier.

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Notes[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.lagtinget.aland.fi/arkiv/lagting1900/ledamot/veriksson.html
  2. ^ http://diplomacymonitor.com/stu/dma1.nsf/uh/ccB8F20E3E2E0D35F9852575BE0052BEC8
  3. ^ http://diplomacymonitor.com/stu/dma1.nsf/uh/ccB8F20E3E2E0D35F9852575BE0052BEC8
  4. ^ http://www.guide2womenleaders.com/aland.htm
  5. ^ http://www.electwomen.com/?p=696

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