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Hon. Gene Makowsky, Regina Gardiner Park

Heavenly Father, we thank You for Hon. Gene Makowsky’s outstanding service and leadership to his constituents. They are truly noteworthy. His dedication to his work is an inspiration to us all, and we express our gratitude for his contributions to our society. May God guide and protect him and his family as they carry out their duties. Through collaboration and dedication, we can work together toward a brighter future for our communities. Let us join forces to create positive change and build stronger, more vibrant communities. In Jesus name, Amen.


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. In the off-season Gene worked as a substitute teacher in the Regina Public School System. In 2008, he 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 2016 and in 2020. He has served as Deputy Whip, and as Legislative Secretary to the Minister of Parks, Culture and Sport (Recreational Initiatives). Gene currently serves Saskatchewan as Minister of Social Services. Gene and his wife Tami call Regina home with their three boys, Nicholas, Ryan and Blake.