Karen Gerbrands

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Karen Gerbrands
Member of the House of Representatives
Assumed office
23 March 2017
In office
13 January 2015 – 5 May 2015
In office
17 June 2010 – 12 September 2012
Member of the municipal council of The Hague
Assumed office
27 March 2014
In office
11 March 2010 – 17 June 2010
Personal details
Born (1967-08-29) 29 August 1967 (age 49)
The Hague, Netherlands
Nationality Dutch
Political party Party for Freedom
Residence The Hague, Netherlands
Occupation Politician, nurse

Karen Gerbrands (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈkaːrən ˈɣɛrbrɑnts]; born 29 August 1967) is a Dutch politician and former nurse. Representing the Party for Freedom, she has been a member of municipal council of The Hague since 27 March 2014 and a member of the House of Representatives since 23 March 2017.

Early life and career[edit]

Karen Gerbrands was born on 29 August 1967 in The Hague in the Netherlands.[1]

She worked as a nurse in hospitals, home care, prison, and nursing homes.[1]

Politics[edit]

Gerbrands was a political aid for the Party for Freedom in the House of Representatives from 2009 to June 2010.[1]

Representing the Party for Freedom, she was a member of the municipal council of The Hague from 11 March 2010 to 17 June 2010 and a member of the House of Representatives from 17 June 2010 to 19 September 2012, where she focused on matters of health care policy and food safety.[1]

She has been a member of municipal council of The Hague again since 27 March 2014.[1] She temporarily was a member of the House of Representatives from 13 January 2015 to 5 May 2015, when she replaced Fleur Agema who was on pregnancy leave.[1][2] She has been a member of the House of Representatives again since 23 March 2017.[1]

Personal life[edit]

Gerbrands lives in The Hague, Netherlands.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h "K. (Karen) Gerbrands". Parlement & Politiek (in Dutch). Retrieved 21 April 2017. 
  2. ^ "Karen Gerbrands vervangt PVV-Kamerlid Fleur Agema vanwege zwangerschap". Parlement & Politiek (in Dutch). 13 January 2015. Retrieved 14 January 2015.