Gordon is a carpenter by trade and started with Teck Trail Ops. in 1974. He was elected to the position of USW Safety Coordinator in 1997 and has been in the USW Safety Chair position since 2006. Two years later, he became Chair on the Wellness Committee. Born and raised in Trail, Gordon is a third generation employee at Teck Trail Ops with four kids and maintains an active lifestyle with cycling and cross country skiing. Both he and his parents have struggled with mental health issues in the past and this is the reason his passion for helping people thrive today.