State Secretary Gunhild Berge Stang (Liberal Party)

Address Grubbegata 1, 0030 Oslo
E-mail Gunhild-Berge.Stang@kud.dep.no
Phone: +47 22 24 78 02
Mobile phone: +47 97 65 37 85

Born: 1974
Appointed: 07/05/2020

Berge Stang was appointed as a State Secretary in the Ministry of Culture by the King in Council on 7 May 2020.

Professional experience and primary political appointments

2019–2020 Vestland County Authority. Group leader Liberal Party. Member of Vestland county council, county executive committee and planning committee. Member of specialist committee for business, innovation and natural resources

2015–2019 Fjaler municipality, mayor

2015–2019 Sogn og Fjordane County Authority. Group leader Liberal Party. Member of Sogn og Fjordane county council, county executive committee, finance committee and planning committee. Member of specialist transport committee

2013–2017 Stortinget (the Norwegian parliament). First substitute member, Sogn og Fjordane Liberal Party. Standing Committee on Labour and Social Affairs

2014–2018 Chair, Sogn og Fjordane Liberal Party and member of Liberal Party national council

2006–2015 Employed by Sogn og Fjordane County Authority. Archaeologist, project manager, cultural adviser

2005–2009 Leader, Noregs Ungdomslag

2004–2006 Head of culture, Bremanger municipality

1999–2004 Field manager and field worker, archaeological excavation projects under the auspices of the universities of Tromsø, Bergen and Oslo, and Hordaland, Sogn og Fjordane and Østfold county authorities. Museum guard

1990–2004 Temporary engagements as a substitute teacher, dance instructor, day-care assistant and teacher of Norwegian to immigrants, in Førde, Askvoll and Bergen municipalities

 

Education

2003 Competed degree in archaeology, University of Bergen

2000 Researcher course Mark, landskap og samhalle, Stockholm University

1998 Basic and intermediary studies in archaeology, University of Bergen

1996–1997 25 credits in landscape ecology, Sogn og Fjordane University College

1997 Examen philosophicum, Sogn og Fjordane University College

1995 Humanities, University of Bergen

1994 Basic studies, psychology, University of Bergen

 

Other board appointments

2020–2020 Member, national executive board, Norwegian Association of Local and Regional Authorities

2020–2020 Board member, Norwegian Association of Local and Regional Authorities, Vestland branch

2019–2020 Member and group leader, Liberal Party, Fjaler municipal council

2020–2020 First substitute board member, Bergen International Festival

2020–2020 Member, world heritage board for Urnes

2017–2020 First substitute board member, Det norske Teatret

2015–2020 Member, regional board, Gjengedalsvassdraget natural heritage site

2015–2019 Board member, Norwegian Association of Local and Regional Authorities, Sogn og Fjordane branch

2012–2014 Board member, Nynorsk Pressekontor

2009–2011 Board member, Frikanalen

2007–2011 County council representative, Askvoll municipality, member of culture and business committee

2007–2014 Member, language policy council, Det Norske Teatret

2006–2017 Board member, Askvoll Liberal Party, board member Sogn og Fjordane Liberal Party

1990–2007 Various board appointments and leading positions in local associations, Noregs Ungdomslag’s county association and nynorsk institutions/organisations. Course instructor, organisational work and dance instructor