Trent is married with three young children lives in Kununurra and presently works for the Department of Parks and Wildlife as Senior Operations Officer.
Trent has a predominately pastoral background having been in the industry for 24 years before moving to Kununurra in 2012. After knocking about the bush as young bloke working as a station hand, station overseer and mineral exploration field assistant, drillers offsider & roustabout Trent started his own contracting business in 1995 as a contract musterer, windmill mechanic and stockyard builder. After a short period contract fencing and professional kangaroo shooting became the predominant income streams and remained so until 2002 when he & his wife moved to Glenorn Station. At Glenorn Trent and his wife managed an amalgamation of 4 pastoral properties and continued to do so until 2012 when they moved to Kununurra.
Via distance learning through the University of Queensland Trent has attained Postgraduate Qualifications in Rangeland Management and has almost completed his Masterís Degree in Rangeland Management.
Trent feels privileged to be accepted on the board of Ord Land and Water looks forward to actively participating in helping Ord Land Water achieve it goals of sustainable natural resource management in the Ord River catchment and Kununurra area.