Mechthild Heil (born Hull * 23. August 1961 in Andernach ) is a German politician of the CDU and architect . She has been a member of the German Bundestag since 2009 and was the consumer protection officer of the CDU / CSU parliamentary group from 2013 to 2017. Heil has been chairwoman of the committee for building, housing, urban development and municipalities since 2018.
After graduating from the Bertha-von-Suttner-Gymnasium in Andernach, Heil studied architecture at the University of Kaiserslautern . She completed her studies with a degree in engineering. From 1989 to 1990 she worked for architects RKW in Frankfurt and from 1991 in Andernach in the architects' office Rumpf. Since 1999 she and her brother have been running the family business "RUMPF architects + engineers" in Andernach with fifteen employees.
Heil is a Roman Catholic , married and the mother of three sons.
Heil has been a member of the Andernach city council since 1994 and of the Mayen-Koblenz district council since 1999. Since 2009 she has been chairwoman of the CDU city association Andernach and since April 2018 chairwoman of the CDU district association Mayen-Koblenz.
On September 20, 2012, Heil was nominated by the delegates' assembly of the two CDU district associations Mayen-Koblenz and Ahrweiler with 124 of 134 votes as a direct candidate for the 2013 federal election. In the election on September 22, 2013, she again won the direct mandate of constituency 199 for the Bundestag with an increase of ten percentage points to 55.5 percent of the first votes . Her opponent from the SPD , Andrea Nahles , received 28 percent of the first votes.
In the 2017 federal election, Heil won the direct mandate in the Ahrweiler constituency for the third time with 42.8 percent of the first votes .
In January 2014, Heil was appointed by the parliamentary group leader Volker Kauder as consumer protection officer of the CDU / CSU parliamentary group. She already held this office in the previous electoral term and held it until the 2017 federal election.
She is a full member of the Committee on Legal Affairs and Consumer Protection and was an alternate member of the Committee on Food and Agriculture from 2013 to 2017 .
Heil has been a member of the CDU's federal executive committee since December 2016 .
In April 2018, Mechthild Heil was appointed chairman of the committee for building, housing, urban development and municipalities of the German Bundestag.
In the 19th German Bundestag , Heil is a full member of the Board of Trustees of the Federal Agency for Civic Education and is a deputy member of the Committee on European Union Affairs and the Committee on Home Affairs and Home Affairs .
Heil is the chairwoman of the Catholic Women's Community in Germany , a member of the Board of Trustees of the Federal Agency for Civic Education , a deputy member of the Board of Trustees of the House of History Foundation of the Federal Republic of Germany and a deputy member of the Advisory Board for Market Guard Finance . She was also a 2019 member of the Board of Trustees of the German Foundation for Consumer Protection and temporarily deputy chairman of the Advisory Council for Trade and Consumer Protection of the society structural policy to study questions eV
She is also vice-president of the DRK district association Mayen-Koblenz and a member of “Aktion Eine Welt” in the hospice movement Andernach-Pellenz, the Andernach carnival society Fidelitas 1893 “Blaue Funken” eV and a pilgrim with the Matthias Brothers .
- Chair of the Committee for Building, Housing, Urban Development and Local Authorities
- bundeswahlleiter.de/de/bundestagswahlen/BTW_BUND_13/results/wahlkreisverbindungen/l07/wk199/ ( Memento from October 23, 2013 in the Internet Archive )
- The Federal : Results Ahrweiler - The Federal Returning Officer. Retrieved November 20, 2017 .
- Members of the Committee on Food and Agriculture ( Memento from April 27, 2015 in the Internet Archive ) bundestag.de , online, accessed on September 18, 2014
- Mechthild Heil - Christian Democratic Union of Germany cdu.de, on December 2, 2016, accessed on November 20, 2017
- German Bundestag - Biographies. Retrieved June 18, 2020 .
- katholisch.de : choose Catholic women new national chairman
- Information page of the bpb on the Board of Trustees
|ALTERNATIVE NAMES||Rumpf, Mechthild (maiden name)|
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||German politician (CDU), Member of the Bundestag|
|DATE OF BIRTH||23rd August 1961|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Then after|