New Democrat MLA, Redberry Lake
Walter William Jess attended the School of Agriculture at the University of Saskatchewan.
Although Walter has been a truck driver, millworker, and partner in a telephone line construction company, his lifetime interest and occupation has been his beef and grain farm at Hafford.
Walter is past Chair of the Meeting Lake Regional Park Board, an active member of the National Farmers' Union Local Number 628, and served as a Saskatchewan Wheat Pool delegate for seven years.
Walter Jess was first elected to the Legislature in 1991 and re-elected in 1995 as the MLA for Redberry Lake. During his time in office he has served on the Government Caucus Committees of Health, Social Policy and Justice, as well as Agriculture. In November, 1995, he was elected chair of the Government Caucus Agriculture, Environment and Transportation Committee. As of September 1996 he is Vice- Chair of the Caucus Agriculture, Transporation and Rural Affairs Committee.