Ms. SANTO Akiko'S PHOTOGRAPH OF THE FACE

Ms. SANTO Akiko

  • Liberal Democratic Party and The Party for Japanese Kokoro
  • Elected 1974, 1980, 1986, 1995, 2001, 2007 and 2013, Proportional Representation
  • Current Responsibilities in the House of Councillors
    (as of December 10,2017)
    Committee on Cabinet
    Committee on Discipline (Director)
    Special Committee on Political Ethics and Election System

Born:
 May 11, 1942, Tokyo

Education:
 Bunka Gakuin

Career:
 entered show business at the age of 11, working as
 actress, MC, reporter in TV programs and films
 1974 first elected to the House of Councillors

(Major posts in the House of Councillors)
 1987 Chairperson, Special Committee on Environment
 1989 Chairperson, Committee on Foreign Affairs
 2007 Vice-President
 2013 Chairperson, Committee on Cabinet

(Major posts in the Government)
 1978 Parliamentary Vice-Minister of the Environment
    Agency (2 terms)
 1990 Minister of State, Director General of Science and
    Technology Agency

(Major post in a political party)
 2004 Chairperson, Joint Plenary Meeting of Party Members
    of Both Houses of the Diet, Liberal Democratic
    Party

(as of January 16,2017)

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