Ministry - 16 November 2009
Annette Widmann-Mauz is Roman Catholic, married and lives in Baden-Wuerttemberg, in Balingen on the Schwäbische Alb. She was born on 13th June 1966 in Tübingen.
Annette Widmann-Mauz studied political and legal science at Eberhard-Karls-Universität in Tübingen and worked, from 1993 to 1998, on a project of the European Commission at Tübingen University. Since 1998, she has been a member of the German Bundestag for the Tübingen-Hechingen constituency (direct mandate since 2002).
Functions in the Federal Government
Since 2009, Parliamentary State Secretary at the Federal Ministry of Health
Functions as a member of the German Bundestag
2005-2009, Chairwoman of the Working Group on Health of the CDU/CSU parliamentary group in the Bundestag
2002-2009, Health policy spokeswoman of the CDU/CSU parliamentary group
2001-2002, Special representative for consumer protection and food safety of the CDU/CSU parliamentary group
2000-2005, Chairwoman of the women's group of the CDU/CSU parliamentary group
2000-2009, Member of the Executive Committee of the CDU/CSU parliamentary group
Functions at the local level
Since 1999, Member of the Zollernalb County Council and Deputy Chairwoman of the CDU County Council group
Functions in the Christian Democratic Union (CDU)
Since 1995, Chairwoman of the CDU Women's Union of the Land of Baden-Wuerttemberg
Since 1991, Member of the CDU Executive Committee of Baden-Wuerttemberg
Since 2003, Deputy Land Chairwoman
1986-1989, Deputy Land Chairwoman of the Young Christian Democrats (Junge Union) of Baden-Wuerttemberg
1985-2005, Member of the CDU County Executive Committee of Zollernalb
1993-2005, Deputy Chairwoman of the county branch
Since 1984, Member of the CDU
Annette Widmann-Mauz is patron of the "Arche Noah - Förderverein Betreutes Wohnen dauerbeatmeter Kinder e.V.“ that supports special needs housing for children requiring permanent mechanical ventilation, Tübingen, as well as of the "Kinder brauchen Frieden" e.V. relief initiative for children in need throughout the world, Hechingen.
She is a member of, inter alia: the board of trustees of the foundation "Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe“, Berlin; "Donum Vitae e.V.“, Bonn - a Christian association which provides counselling to pregnant women in conflict situations; the "Eugen-Bolz-Stiftung e.V.“ for the promotion of democracy and international understanding in Rottenburg; Tübingen's museum society; the "Irma-West-Gemeinschaft e.V." in Hechingen which promotes local traditions and culture; the Tübingen association to promote the Swabian dialect and many other associations in her constituency.