Meet Jon Gerrard


Your MLA for River Heights

Dr Jon Gerrard is your elected Member of the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba for the riding of River Heights. He has held the seat for River Heights since being elected initially in 1999.

Between 1985 and 1992, Dr Gerrard was director of pediatric oncology and hematology at the Children’s Hospital. He has also taught medicine at the University of Manitoba between 1980 and 1993.

From 1993 to 1997, Dr Gerrard was secretary of state for the Chrétien government. He was the leader of the Manitoba Liberal Party from 1998 until 2013.