State Secretary for Social Affairs and Employment Jetta Klijnsma of Netherlands

Jetta Klijnsma was born in Hoogeveen, Drenthe, on 18 March 1957.
Ms Klijnsma has performed various outside activities.
Social Affairs and Employment in the fourth Balkenende government.
Klijnsma has on a number of occasions served as acting mayor in Mayor DeetmanÂ’s absence.
Jetta Klijnsma was born on 18 March 1957 in Hoogeveen, province of Drenthe, and spent her childhood there.
Ms Klijnsma has held various ancillary positions throughout, including member of the Supervisory Board of the Office for Aids Projects, chairperson of the Welfare and Public Health committee of the Association of Netherlands Municipalities (VNG), chairperson of the Centre for Local Governance of the Dutch Labour Party, chairperson of the Stichting Correlatie and member of the Board of Governors of the Wiardi Beckman foundation.
On 18 December 2008, Jetta Klijnsma was appointed state secretary of Social Affairs and Employment in the fourth government headed by Prime Minister Jan Peter Balkenende.
At the age of 13 Jetta Klijnsma found herself in a rehabilitation centre learning to walk again after an operation on her legs.
Jetta Klijnsma is a prominent member of the PvdA.
During the registration ceremony, acting mayor Jetta Klijnsma said that all children had the right to live in justice, freedom and security.
Jetta Klijnsma opvolger AboutalebJetta Klijnsma is de opvolger van staatssecretaris Achmed Aboutaleb van Sociale Zaken.
The Hague city council's executive for culture and finance Jetta Klijnsma is widely tipped to take over as junior social affairs minister when Ahmed Aboutaleb takes up his new job as mayor of Rotterdam next year.
Mevrouw Klijnsma was van 1982 tot 1998 medewerker van de Tweede Kamerfractie van de PvdA en heeft daar diverse functies bekleed.
Labour politician Jetta Klijnsma was sworn in on Thursday afternoon as junior social affairs minister.