Jos Wienen

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Jos Wienen
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Mayor of Haarlem
Assumed office
2016
Mayor of Katwijk
In office
2001–2016
Alderman of Ridderkerk
In office
1993–2001
Councilor of Ridderkerk
In office
1986–2001
Personal details
Born (1960-10-03) 3 October 1960 (age 57)
Ridderkerk, Netherlands
Nationality Dutch
Political party Christian Democratic Appeal
Religion Protestant Church in the Netherlands

Jos Wienen (born October 3, 1960 in Ridderkerk) [1] is a Dutch politician. He is mayor of Haarlem.

Wienen studied history and theology at Utrecht University. In 1986 he became a councilor for the Christian Democratic Appeal (CDA) in the town of Ridderkerk. In 1993 he became also an alderman. His job included the planning of space, housing, traffic and transportation affairs. Wienen was also vice-president of the city region Rotterdam.

In 2001, Wienen became mayor of Katwijk.[2] In 2006, Katwijk merged with the towns of Rijnsburg and Valkenburg. He was also a member of the executive committee of the region Holland Rijnland, which includes Katwijk.

Since September 2016 Wienen has been mayor of Haarlem.

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