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Minister for Senior Citizens

Minister for Senior Citizens Thyra Frank (Liberal Alliance).

Thyra Frank, born May 10th 1952 at Skørping, daughter of head teacher Jens Kristian Frank and housewife Anna Ernestine Alexandrine Nystrup Frank. Married to Peter Camillo Rasmussen.  

Member period
Member of the Danish Parliament for Liberal Alliance in North Jutland greater constituency September 15th 2011 - June 18th 2015.

Candidate for Liberal Alliance in all nomination districts in North Jutland greater constituency from 2011.  

Parliamentary career
Minister for Senior Citizens from November 28th 2016.

Spokeswoman on family, psychiatry 2013-2015, social services, disabled persons and The Supervisory Board in Accordance with Section 71 of the Constitutional Act 2011-2015. Member of the Social Affairs Committee from 2012, the Health Committee and the Supervisory Board in Accordance with Section 71 of the Constitutional Act 2011-2015.  

Education and jobs
Diploma degree in management, Danish School of Nursing, Copenhagen 1990-1991. Trained as a nurse, Frederiksberg School of Nursing 1979-1982. Matriculation certificate in the mathematics line, Aalborg Cathedral Upper Secondary School 1969-1972. Lower secondary school leaving examination, Skørping Municipal Primary and Lower Secondary School 1966-1969.  

Ward nurse at 'OK-Hjemmet Lotte', Frederiksberg 2011. Superintendent at 'OK-Hjemmet Lotte', Frederiksberg 1988-2011. Nurse, 'Plejehjemmet Helenesminde', Frederiksberg 1986-1988. Nurse, closed gerontopsychiatric ward, Frederiksberg Hospital 1985-1986. Nurse, Orthopaedicsurgical acute admission ward, Frederiksberg Hospital 1982-1985. 

Publication and Awards
»Thyra Frank - Livsglæde & Stjernestunder« (Thyra Frank - Happiness and Star-Strewn Moments), Member period Parliamentary career Gyldendal, 2010.  

Received the DaneAge Association's Award 2001, the Kirsten Stallknecht Prize – for promoting freedom of speech among nurses 2001, the Liberal Party's Freedom Award 2002 and the Union of Commercial and Clerical Employees in Denmark's Anker Award 2006. Knight of the Order of Dannebrog 2008. Voted Woman of the Year 2009 (Confex). Member of the Danish Management Canon (den Danske Ledelseskanon) 2009. 

Sidst opdateret 13-06-2018


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