Trent was elected in 2007 and re-elected in 2011 and 2016 for the constituency of Regina Rosemont.
Trent serves as Deputy Leader of the Official Opposition, as well as, critic for Finance, Education, Municipal Relations; Urban Affairs; Economy, and the GTH. Trent is a member of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) and on a national committee of the CCAF, with an aim to strengthen governance, accountability, management and audit.
Trent was born and raised in northwest Regina. He earned a Bachelor of Education, business and math, at the U of R and has taken grad studies in education and undergrad studies in business.
Prior to politics, working with a interdisciplinary committee, Trent developed and managed within the community an innovative and nationally recognized program for youth offenders of highest-risk upon release from custody, successfully supporting significantly increased educational attachment and reduced recidivism rates.
As an educator, Trent taught in high schools, worked in student support and led various new initiatives. Trent assisted in the creation of a new campus for adult students. Trent also led the development of a holistic program for students displaying severe violent behaviours. Previously, Trent worked with a youth agency supporting at-risk youth.
Trent has background in business as an entrepreneur, through business studies and as a past director with the Regina’s Warehouse Business Improvement District.
Trent and his wife Stephanie have one precious son, William, who was born in 2014. Stephanie is a middle-years school teacher and is highly involved in coaching and volunteerism. Together they engage in the many diverse cultural, arts and sporting events that enrich Regina and Saskatchewan. Trent enjoys the outdoors, particularly fishing, hunting and canoeing, and sports, such as, hockey, football, rugby, running, water-sports, squash and fitness.