Elly Blanksma-van den Heuvel
|Elly Blanksma-van den Heuvel|
|Member of the House of Representatives of the Netherlands|
November 30, 2006 – September 19, 2012
|Born||Petronella Johanna Maria Godefrida van den Heuvel
September 24, 1959
|Political party||Christian Democratic Appeal (Christen-Democratisch Appèl - CDA)|
|Alma mater||Fontys University of Applied Sciences (B.A., Business economics)|
|Occupation||Politician, banking manager|
|Website||(in Dutch) Christian Democratic Appeal website|
Petronella Johanna Maria Godefrida (Elly) Blanksma-van den Heuvel (born September 24, 1959 in Helmond) is a Dutch politician and former banking manager. As a member of the Christian Democratic Appeal (Christen-Democratisch Appèl) she was an MP from November 30, 2006 to September 19, 2012, focusing on finance, economics, innovation and agriculture. Since November 1, 2012 she has been mayor of Helmond.
From 1987 to 1995 she was a member of the States-Provincial of North Brabant. She was also a member of the national as well of the North Brabant party executive. From November 2006 to September 2012 she served as an MP in the Dutch House of Representatives. She was spokeswoman in the area of finance on behalf of the CDA parliamentary group.
- In 2012 she was awarded Knight of the Order of Orange-Nassau.
- (in Dutch) Parlement.com biography
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