Former State Secretary Lisbet Rugtvedt (Socialist Left Party)
Lisbet Rugtvedt was State Secretary for Minister of Education until 9 desember 2011 - responsible for kinder gartens, compulsory- and lower secondary education and upper secondary education. Also responsible for adult education.
Studies at University of Oslo (Intellectual history)
Employment and political appointments:
Head of the youth branch of Socialist Left Party 1990-92.
Member of the National executive Committee of the Socialist Left Party 1999-98.
Secretary for culture and urban planning at the Oslo Municipal Executive Board 1994-95.
Alternate member of the Norwegian parliament 1997 – 2001.
Member of parliament/Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs 2000 – 2001.
Political adviser on foreign affairs and defence, Norwegian parliament/Socialist Left Party 2001 - 2005.