Elected Member on Cannock Chase District Council, Gordon was first elected in 1970 and has served continuously since this time. His current service is 48 years. At present, Gordon is the Deputy Leader of the Council and is the Cabinet Member for Economic Development and Planning.
Over the years, Gordon has been Chairman of all Council Committees and has served as Chairman of the Council and Vice-Chairman of the Council on three occasions each.
Gordon’s current commitments are:
Board Member on the West Midlands Growth Company
Board Member/Director on the Greater Birmingham and Solihull LEP
Board Member on the Greater Birmingham and Solihull and Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire ESIF (representing Southern Staffordshire)
Board Member on Staffordshire County Council’s Pension Board, representing all District Councils in Staffordshire
Chairman of a local GPs Patient Group
Board Member on Cannock Children’s Centre
Member on Staffordshire County Council’s Tourist Board
Representative on Cannock Chase A5 Working Group