Senator Gina Walsh was elected to the Missouri State Senate in 2012, pledging to honor the hard work, aspirations and faith of the people of North St. Louis County. She is working to create affordable opportunities for consumers, businesses and families, to foster innovation for tomorrow, and to stand with parents as they educate and care for their children.

Prior to her service in the State Senate, Sen. Walsh served four terms in the Missouri House of Representatives, representing North St. Louis County's 69th District, which included Bellefontaine Neighbors, Glasgow Village, Jennings, Moline Acres, and Riverview. While serving in the House, Sen. Walsh built a reputation as an independent voice, working with both Democrats and Republicans to find common-sense solutions to the problems facing Missouri.

Sen. Walsh is a 1975 graduate of Rosary High School and lifelong resident of North St. Louis County. She is also a graduate of the International Association of Heat and Frost Insulators and Allied Workers Apprenticeship School. Sen. Walsh served on the board of the Riverview Fire Protection District for nine years as director; serving five years as chairperson.

Gina is a retired member of Heat and Frost Insulators and Allied Workers Local #1 with over 30 years of experience in the trade. Sen. Walsh is president of the Missouri State Building & Construction Trades Council (AFL-CIO).

Active in her community, Sen. Walsh is a member of the North County Labor Legislative Club, St. Ferdinand and Spanish Lake Democratic Clubs, and serves on the North County Incorporated board of directors.

Gina is an active member of Holy Name of Jesus parish in Bellefontaine Neighbors.

Gina and her late husband Jim, have three children: Michaela, Sarah and Kathleen. Michaela and her husband Joe have a daughter, Prudence, Gina’s eldest granddaughter. Sarah and her husband William have a daughter, Frances James, Gina’s youngest grandchild.