Lars Harms is the chairman of the SSW in the state parliament and a member of the internal and legal committee, finance committee, the council of seniors and the committee for questions of the Frisian national group in Schleswig-Holstein.
1971-1983 visiting primary school and gymnasium in Husum, subsequently compulsory military service
1985-1989 studies in economy in Kiel and Koblenz
1989-2000 manager of the tourist-information in Heide
Committee member of the regional SSW in the area North-Friesia (Nordfriesland), Member of the local committee in the SSW in the town of Friedrichstadt
1998-2000 Chairman of the SSW group in the regional council of Nordfriesland,
1998-2007 Member of the village council in Koldenbüttel
Chairman of the SSW in North-Friesia
Committee member of the National-Friesian cultural Association (Foriining for nationale Friiske). Member of the Friesian youth organization Rökefloose, of the Danish cultural association (Sydslesvigsk Forening) and of the Council for Refugees in Schleswig-Holstein.
Member of the Landtag since the 15th election period (2000-2005).