Tessa Ritter is a senior leader within the executive government in the province of Saskatchewan. Currently, she serves as chief of staff to the Minister of Advanced Education and previously held the chief of staff roles to the Minister responsible for the Status of Women Office and Innovation Saskatchewan.
Over the past decade, Tessa has built a track record of growing influence and experience in government and in the private sector. As a passionate relationship builder, Tessa has served in various public affairs roles in Saskatchewan and internationally including; H+K Strategies Canada, Farm Credit Canada, Government of Saskatchewan, and the United Nations.
Tessa holds a degree in International Studies from the University of Regina, and a certificate from Oxford Said Business School. She’s worked in Amman, Jordan for the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees, as well as within the post-secondary sector in Hanoi, Vietnam.
Tessa is passionate about getting more women involved in politics and that could mean electing more women for office, being a political aide, or volunteering on local campaigns. She has experience volunteering on and managing political campaigns in Saskatchewan.