born in 1955
Training as industrial clerk studied pedagogy at Hanover University. Since 1991, Edeltraud Glänzer has acted as a full-time member of IG Chemie-Papier-Keramik [Chemical, Paper and Ceramic Industrial Union] (later IG Bergbau, Chemie, Energie – IG BCE [Mining, Chemical and Energy Industrial Union]), initially as trade union officer and then from 1997 as deputy head of the Rhineland-Palatinate/Saarland district. In 2005, she became a member of the Executive Board and, since 2013, she has been Vice-Chair of IG BCE. Since 2014, Edeltraud Glänzer has been alternating Chair of the Board of Directors of the German Pension Insurance for Miners, Railway Workers and Seamen.
Edeltraud Glänzer has been a member of the German Social Advisory Council since 2019.