Gabriele Schöttler

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Gabriele Schoettler (* 27. September 1953 in Zehdenick ) is a German politician of the SPD . From 1991 to 2001 she was a member of the House of Representatives , from 1999 to 2001 Labor Senator for Berlin . In addition, Schöttler was district mayor in the Treptow-Köpenick district of Berlin from 2006 to 2011 .

Professional background

After attending the Polytechnic High School, Schöttler trained as a nurse at the Medical School in Berlin-Buch . This was followed by a degree in economics at the engineering school for the food industry in Dippoldiswalde . After working as a nurse at the Berlin-Buch Clinic from 1973 to 1980, she switched to VEB Elektromontage Berlin, where she was involved in vocational training.

Political career

From May to December 1990 Schöttler was a member of the city ​​council of East Berlin . From 1991 to 2001 she was a member of the Berlin House of Representatives .

From November 1998 to December 1999 she was the Berlin Senator for Labor, Vocational Training and Women in the Senate of the Governing Mayor Eberhard Diepgen . In the 1999 election campaign, Schöttler also became known internationally for the campaign “Gabi - strong performance for social justice”. Her poster showed one of her high-heeled shoes stepping on a "Ebi-Runner" CDU sneaker . The campaign was conceived by its campaign manager Oliver P. Mueller.

In December 1999 she was elected Senator for Labor, Social Affairs and Women and kept this post even after Klaus Wowereit was elected Governing Mayor. After the new election on October 21, 2001, however, she left the Berlin Senate and also missed re-election to the House of Representatives.

In the Berlin election on September 17, 2006, she ran as the top candidate in the Treptow-Köpenick district and on October 26, 2006 was elected by the District Assembly (BVV) with 43 of 55 votes to succeed her party colleague Klaus Ulbricht in the office of district mayor. In addition, she was the responsible department head for personnel, finances, economics, culture and regulatory affairs in the district office.

She has been a member of her party since 1989. She is married and has one grown son.

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Individual evidence

  1. Gabriele Schöttler. In. Der Spiegel , 35/1999, August 30, 1999