Valgerd Svarstad Haugland

Valgerd Svarstad Haugland ( born August 23, 1956 in Kvam, Hordaland ) is a Norwegian Christian Democratic politician. From October 19 2001 to October 17, 2005 she was the Norwegian Minister of Education (from 2002 worship and church minister ). 1995-2004 she was Chairman of the Christian People's Party and 1997-2000 she was Minister for Family Affairs.

She studied political science and Christianity, is married and has two children.