Trent was elected in 2007 and re-elected in 2011 for the constituency of Regina Rosemont.
Trent serves as the opposition critic for Finance, Education, SaskPower, ITO and GTH, as the Chair of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) and serves 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’s wife Stephanie is a teacher. Together, they are highly involved in the community through coaching and volunteerism, and by engaging 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, water-sports and running.