Former Cabinet Minister, St. Vincent and the Grenadines
Selmon Walters is a politician and Former Cabinet Minister in St. Vincent and the Grenadines.
Early life and education
Walters holds a Bacherlor's Degree from the University of the Wat Indies, Mona Campus, Jamaica.
Walters served as an Opposition Senator for the Unity Labour Party (ULP) from 11 December 1997 to 11 January 2001.
In 2001, he successfully contested the South Central Windward seat for the ULP aqnd retained the seat in the 2005 election.
He has served in various capacties in the Administration of Prime Minister Ralph Gonsalves. He served as Minister of Agriculture, Lands and Fisheries (17/4/2001-16/1/2003);
Minister of Social Development, Co-operatives,
The Family, Gender and Ecclesiastical Affairs (20/2/2003-3/11/2005);
and Minister of Rural Transformation, Information,
the Public Service and Ecclesiastical Affairs (29/12/2005-20/9/2007). He later served as
Minister of Rural Transformation, Postal Services and Ecclesiastical Affairs from 30 October 2007 to 9 November 2010.
Following his tenure in parliament, Walters was appointed Consul-General at the Consulate of St. Vincent and the Grenadines in New York effective 1 February 2011.