Tineke Netelenbos

Tine "Tineke" Netelenbos-Koomen (born 15 February 1944) is a retired Dutch politician of the Labour Party (PvdA) and businesswoman.[1]

Tineke Netelenbos
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Tineke Netelenbos in 2015
Mayor of Ede
In office
7 June 2007 – 21 January 2008
Ad interim
Preceded byRoel Robbertsen
Succeeded byCees van der Knaap
Mayor of Haarlemmermeer
In office
16 October 2006 – 20 April 2007
Ad interim
Preceded byFons Hertog
Succeeded byTheo Weterings
Mayor of Oud-Beijerland
In office
2 May 2005 – 16 October 2006
Acting
Preceded byBart van der Hart
Succeeded byAnja Latenstein van Voorst
(Ad interim)
Minister of Transport and
Water Management
In office
3 August 1998 – 22 July 2002
Prime MinisterWim Kok
Preceded byAnnemarie Jorritsma
Succeeded byRoelf de Boer
State Secretary for Education,
Culture and Science
In office
22 August 1994 – 3 August 1998
Serving with Aad Nuis
Prime MinisterWim Kok
Preceded byJob Cohen
as State Secretary for
Education and Sciences
Succeeded byKarin Adelmund
Rick van der Ploeg
Member of the House of Representatives
In office
23 May 2002 – 30 January 2003
In office
19 May 1998 – 3 August 1998
In office
10 September 1987 – 22 August 1994
Parliamentary groupLabour Party
Personal details
Born
Tine Koomen

(1944-02-15) 15 February 1944 (age 76)
Wormerveer, Netherlands
NationalityDutch
Political partyLabour Party (from 1972)
Spouse(s)
Coen Netelenbos (m. 1977)
Children2 children
RelativesMargreet Horselenberg (sister)
ResidenceHaarlemmermeer, Netherlands
OccupationPolitician · Civil servant · Businesswoman · Nonprofit director · Lobbyist · Teacher

Netelenbos attended a Lyceum in Amsterdam from May 1960 until June 1966. Netelenbos worked as a civics teacher in Amsterdam from August 1966 until September 1987. Netelenbos served on the Municipal Council of Haarlemmermeer from May 1978 until September 1987. Netelenbos served on the Labour Party Executive Board from July 1983 until September 1987.

Netelenbos became a Member of the House of Representatives after the resignation of Harry van den Bergh, taking office on 10 September 1987 serving as a frontbencher chairing the parliamentary committee for Health and spokesperson for Education, Social Work, Disability Affairs, Abortion and deputy spokesperson for Culture, Emancipation and Equality. After the election of 1994 Netelenbos was appointed as State Secretary for Education, Culture and Science in the Cabinet Kok I, taking office on 22 August 1994. After the election of 1998 Netelenbos returned as a Member of the House of Representatives, taking office on 19 May 1998. Following the cabinet formation of 1998 Netelenbos was appointment as Minister of Transport and Water Management in the Cabinet Kok II, taking office on 3 August 1998. The Cabinet Kok II resigned on 16 April 2002 following the conclusions of the NIOD report into the Srebrenica massacre during the Bosnian War and continued to serve in a demissionary capacity. After the election of 2002 Netelenbos again returned as a Member of the House of Representatives, taking office on 23 May 2002. The Cabinet Kok II was replaced by the Cabinet Balkenende I following the cabinet formation of 2002 on 22 July 2002 and she continued to serve in the House of Representatives as a frontbencher chairing the parliamentary committee for Health, Welfare and Sport and spokesperson for Education, Culture, Disability Affairs, Equality and deputy spokesperson for Abortion and Emancipation. In May 2002 Netelenbos was a candidate as the next Queen's Commissioner of North Holland but lost the nomination to Secretary-General of the Ministry of Justice Harry Borghouts. In September 2002 Netelenbos announced that she wouldn't not stand for the election of 2003 and continued to serve until the end of the parliamentary term on 30 January 2003.

Netelenbos semi-retired from national politics and became active in the public sector and occupied numerous seats as a nonprofit director on several boards of directors and supervisory boards (International Institute of Social History, Museum De Cruquius, Floriade 2002, Radio Netherlands Worldwide, Electronic Commerce Platform, Royal Association of Shipowners and the Maritime Research Institute) and served on several state commissions and councils on behalf of the government (Netherlands Vehicle Authority, Advisory Council for Spatial Planning, Council for Culture, Cadastre Agency and Public Pension Funds PFZW). Netelenbos served as acting Mayor of Oud-Beijerland from 2 May 2005 until 16 October 2006 and as ad interim Mayor of Haarlemmermeer from 16 October 2006 until 20 April 2007 following the resignation of Fons Hertog and as ad interim Mayor of Ede from 7 June 2007 until 21 January 2008 after the appointed of Roel Robbertsen as Queen's Commissioner of Utrecht.

DecorationsEdit

Honours
Ribbon bar Honour Country Date Comment
  Officer of the Order of Orange-Nassau Netherlands 10 December 2002

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Fairplay. Fairplay Publications Ltd. 2001-10-01. p. 53.

External linksEdit

Official
Political offices
Preceded by
Job Cohen
as State Secretary for
Education and Sciences
State Secretary for Education,
Culture and Science

1994–1998
With: Aad Nuis
Succeeded by
Karin Adelmund
Succeeded by
Rick van der Ploeg
Preceded by
Annemarie Jorritsma
Minister of Transport and
Water Management

1998–2002
Succeeded by
Roelf de Boer
Preceded by
Bart van der Hart
Mayor of Oud-Beijerland
Acting

2005–2006
Succeeded by
Anja Latenstein van Voorst
Ad interim
Preceded by
Fons Hertog
Mayor of Haarlemmermeer
Ad interim

2006–2007
Succeeded by
Theo Weterings
Preceded by
Roel Robbertsen
Mayor of Ede
Ad interim

2007–2008
Succeeded by
Cees van der Knaap
Civic offices
Preceded by
Unknown
Chairwoman of the
Supervisory board of
Netherlands Vehicle Authority

2004–2005
Succeeded by
Unknown