Jim Reiter was first elected as the MLA for Rosetown-Elrose in the 2007 provincial election. He was re-elected in 2011 and 2016.
Professionally, Jim has extensive experience in municipal governance. 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.
Until 2012, Jim served as the Minister of Highways and Infrastructure and the Minister responsible for Saskatchewan Transportation Company, at which time Premier Wall appointed him Minister of Government Relations and Minister Responsible for First Nations, Métis and Northern Affairs.
In 2014, Reiter picked up the added responsibility for SaskEnergy and, in 2015, his portfolio expanded once again when he was given the further role of Minister responsible for Saskatchewan Telecommunications. He also serves as vice-chair of the caucus Legislation and Regulation Review Committee and as a member of the Board of Internal Economy.
Jim and his wife Bonnie reside in Rosetown.