Ms. HASHIMOTO Seiko'S PHOTOGRAPH OF THE FACE

Ms. HASHIMOTO Seiko

(Real Name: ISHIZAKI Seiko)

  • Liberal Democratic Party and The Party for Japanese Kokoro
  • Elected 1995, 2001, 2007 and 2013, Proportional Representation
  • Current Responsibilities in the House of Councillors
    (as of December 10,2017)
    Committee on Education, Culture and Science
    Committee on Discipline
    Special Committee on Okinawa and Northern Problems
    Deliberative Council on Political Ethics

Born:
 October 5, 1964, Hokkaido

Education:
 1983 Komazawa University Tomakomai High School

Career:
 1983 joined Fuji Kyuko Co., Ltd. (passenger
    transportation company)
 1984-96 participated as a speed skater and a cyclist
       in seven Olympics
 1992 won a bronze medal in the Albertville Olympics
 1995 first elected to the House of Councillors

(Major post in the House of Councillors)
 2001 Chairperson, Committee on Education, Culture and
    Science

(Major posts in the Government)
 2000 Parliamentary Vice-Minister of Hokkaido
    Development Agency
 2008 Senior Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs

(Major posts in a political party)
 2012 Chairperson, Liberal Democratic Party (LDP)
    Policy Board in the House of Councillors
 2016 Chairperson, General Assembly of LDP Members
    in the House of Councillors

(as of January 16,2017)

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