Ms. SANTO Akiko'S PHOTOGRAPH OF THE FACE

Ms. SANTO Akiko

  • Independents
  • Elected 1974, 1980, 1986, 1995, 2001, 2007, 2013 and 2019, Proportional Representation
  • Current Responsibilities in the House of Councillors
    (as of August 6,2020)
    President
    Committee on Judicial Affairs

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
 2019 President

(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 posts in a political party)
 2004 Chairperson, Joint Plenary Meeting of Party Members
    of Both Houses of the Diet, Liberal Democratic
    Party (LDP)
 2005 Chairperson, Research Commission on Dietary
    Education, LDP
 2010 Chairperson, Party Ethics Committee, LDP

(as of July 30,2020)

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