Chantal Nijkerken-de Haan
Member of the House of Representatives of the Netherlands
Assumed office
31 March 2015
Personal details
Born (1973-09-18) 18 September 1973 (age 47)
Rijswijk, Netherlands
Political partyPeople's Party for Freedom and Democracy
Alma materThe Hague University of Applied Sciences

Chantal Nijkerken-de Haan (born 18 September 1973) is a Dutch politician, she has been a member of the House of Representatives of the Netherlands for the People's Party for Freedom and Democracy since 31 March 2015, when she replaced Klaas Dijkhoff who took up a position as State Secretary in the cabinet.[1] Previously she was alderman in Onderbanken between 2010 and 2012 and in Meerssen between 2013 and 2014.[2]

Career

Nijkerken-de Haan studied policy, governance and management at The Hague University of Applied Sciences. She worked as a staff and freelance advisor at the Academic Hospital Maastricht between 2000 and 2010.[2]

Nijkerken-de Haan became member of the People's Party for Freedom and Democracy in 2009. Between April 2010 and April 2012 she was alderman in Onderbanken.[2] She left as alderman when the local coalition with the Christian Democratic Appeal broke down.[3] In May 2013 she took up the same position in Meerssen, where she left after the municipal elections of 2014.[2][3]

In the parliamentary elections of 2012 Nijkerken-de Haan occupied place 52 on the candidate list of the People's Party for Freedom and Democracy.[3] On 31 March 2015 she entered the House of Representatives of the Netherlands when she replaced Klaas Dijkhoff who took up a position as State Secretary in the cabinet.[1]

References

  1. ^ a b "Tweede Kamer na installatie twee nieuwe leden weer voltallig" (in Dutch). Parlement.com. 31 March 2015. Retrieved 25 April 2015.
  2. ^ a b c d "Ch.N.A. (Chantal) Nijkerken-de Haan" (in Dutch). Parlement.com. Retrieved 25 April 2015.
  3. ^ a b c "Chantal Nijkerken uit Schinveld in Tweede Kamer" (in Dutch). 1Limburg. 27 March 2015. Retrieved 25 April 2015.