Gordon is a farm boy from Saskatchewan. He attended U of S for Commerce and U of A for Law. Gordon had a 36-year Law practice in Calgary, and moved to Qualicum Beach with his wife Shari in 2008. He now has a part time practice. Gordon keeps busy speaking about legal matters to local businesses and organizations, writing a monthly newsletter, volunteering, playing hockey and golf, and hiking. Gordon was elected to the SOS Board in 2016.