Janneke Snijder-Hazelhoff

Janneke Snijder-Hazelhoff
Personal details
Born Janna Fennechien Hazelhoff
(1952-12-26) 26 December 1952
Nieuwe Pekela, Netherlands
Political party People's Party for Freedom and Democracy (VVD)
Jan Snijder (m. 1973)
Children 2 daughters, 1 son

Janna Fennechien (Janneke) Snijder-Hazelhoff (born December 26, 1952) is a Dutch farmer and politician. As a member of the People's Party for Freedom and Democracy (Volkspartij voor Vrijheid en Democratie) she was (again) an MP from June 3, 2003 to September 19, 2012. Previously she was a member of the House of Representatives from 1999 to 2002. She focused on matters of agriculture, food safety, biotechnology, infrastructure and natural environment. Since 14 November 2013 she is interim-mayor of Bellingwedde.[1]

She was a member of the municipal council of the former municipality of Termunten from 1982 to 1990 (on behalf of Termunten Gemeente Belangen from 1986 to 1990), a member of the municipal council of Delfzijl from 1990 to 2000 as well as an alderwoman of this municipality from 1998 to 2000. She was also a member of the States-Provincial of Groningen from 1992 to 1999.


  1. "Bellingwedde krijgt Janneke Snijder als waarnemer" (in Dutch). Nederlands Genootschap van Burgemeesters. Retrieved 6 May 2014.

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