Gordon Hogg was first elected in a by-election in 1997 to represent the riding of Surrey-White Rock and was re-elected in 2001. He is currently a member of the Government Caucus Committee on Health.
Gord served as Minister of Children and Family Development from June 5, 2001 to January 23, 2004.
Previously he served as critic for education and human resources for the Official Opposition. He sat on the Select Standing Committees on Health and Social Services, and on Justice, Constitutional Affairs and Intergovernmental Relations.
He was also a member of the Official Opposition Caucus Committees on Health and Education.
Before his election to the Legislative Assembly, Gord was a counsellor, probation officer and regional director for corrections.
He received his bachelor of arts in sociology and psychology from the University of B.C., and his master's degree in psychology from Antioch College.
Gord served for 20 years on White Rock council, 10 of those as mayor. He was a board member of more than 15 committees and non-profit societies, including the Peace Arch Community Health Council and Peace Arch District Hospital. He has also been a foster parent and Little League coach.
Gord and LaVerne Hogg live in White Rock and have one son.