Former State Secretary Raimo Valle (Labour Party)

(20.10.09-24.08.12)

Born: 1965

Professional experience

2009-        State secretary in Ministry of Government Administration, Reform and Church Affairs
2007-2009 State secretary in Ministry of  Labour and Social Inclusion
2006-2007 Assistant chief of staff, Troms county
2004-2006 Political adviser for Sami affairs, Troms county
1994-2004 Consultant Sami affairs, Troms county
1993 Project consultant, Troms county

Elected positions

2001‑2007 Board member, Association of Social Scientists 
2001-2003 Substitute board member, Association of Social Scientists 
1997-2003 Board member and chairman, Association of Social Scientists, Troms county chapter
1985-2003 Different elected positions in academic trade unions, Centre for Sami studies at the University of  Tromsø, Tromsø Sami Association and the Norwegian Student Association
Member of several public study groups for different Sami issues

Education

1984-1989 Cand. mag., Bachelor degree in Public politics and administration as well as studies in Finnish language, social planning and local social research.