MLA: HON. JIM REITER – SASKATCHEWAN PARTY ROSETOWN-ELROSE – MINISTER OF GOVERNMENT RELATIONS AND MINISTER RESPONSIBLE FOR FIRST NATIONS, METIS AND NORTHERN AFFAIRS

Dear Lord and Savior, our prayers reach out to MLA: Honorable Jim Reiter, a member of the government of our awesome prairie province of Saskatchewan. It is with great pleasure that we offer up our prayers to You on his behalf. We send blessings his way and ask for him and his family that they would have the favor of Your guidance and Your peace upon them. Strengthen his resolve to use all his talents and energy in his important government appointments. We pray blessings of wisdom and sincerity as he, day by day, strives to give his best for the citizens of this province. Amen.


Jim Reiter was first elected as the MLA for Rosetown-Elrose in the 2007 provincial election and was re-elected in 2011.


Professionally, Jim has extensive experience in municipal governance. He was the long-time administrator for the Rural Municipalities of Marriott and Pleasant Valley. He has served as director, vice-president, and president of the Rural Municipal Administrators’ Association (RMAA), as well as executive director. 


Jim was a director on the board of the Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities (SARM) from 1998 to 2003. He represented SARM on numerous committees.


Jim has also served as chairman of the Municipal Employees’ Pension Plan.


Among his educational accomplishments is a senior certificate in Local Government Administration from the University of Regina. He also served six years on the U of R Senate. Jim has served his community as a Justice of the Peace and Marriage Commissioner. 


Following the formation of a Saskatchewan Party government, Premier Brad Wall asked Jim to serve as the Legislative Secretary to the Minister of Education with specific responsibility for the Property Tax Initiative. His report formed the basis for the largest education property tax cut in a single year in the province’s history. 


Jim served as the Minister of Highways and Infrastructure and the Minister Responsible for Saskatchewan Transportation Company before being appointed Minister of Government Relations and Minister Responsible for First Nations, Métis and Northern Affairs in May 2012.