As the National Director, Gordon is committed to managing the implementation of the PROTECT program in California and beyond alongside an amazing team of Regional Directors and Implementation Coordinators. 

Prior to joining 3Strands Global Foundation, Gordon enjoyed a 40-year career in public education as a high school teacher, vice-principal, principal and an executive in the California Department of Education, where he led a division that focused its energies on meeting the needs of California’s most vulnerable students. In his spare time, Gordon and his wife enjoy traveling throughout the world and spending every possible moment with their first grandchild.