Regina Gardiner Park
Gene graduated from the University of Saskatchewan in 1996 where he received his bachelor’s degree in education with distinction. He is best known for his 17 years playing offensive line with the Saskatchewan Roughriders. He was named the CFL’s Most Outstanding Lineman twice, a CFL All-Star five times and helped lead the Riders to a Grey Cup in 2007.
Known as a quiet leader, Gene is committed to giving back to the community. In the off-season he worked as a substitute teacher in the Regina Public School System and always attends as many charity and community events as possible. In 2008, Gene was hired by the provincial government to work with minor football to help aspiring players at the grassroots level in Saskatchewan excel on the football field.
Gene was first elected to the Legislature in 2011 and was re-elected in the 2016 provincial election. He has served on numerous committees including the Legislative Standing Committee of Crown and Central Agencies.
In 2012, Gene was appointed Deputy Whip and, in 2013, was named Legislative Secretary to the Minister of Parks, Culture and Sport for Recreational Initiatives. He is currently a member of Treasury Board and serves as Chair of the Standing Committee on Economy.
Gene and his wife Tami call Regina home with their three boys, Nicholas, Ryan and Blake.
Office: 1010 Winnipeg St., Regina, SK, S4R 8P8