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About Jeff Gordon

  • Cancer and Blood Disorder Doctor (Hematology-Oncology)
  • Chair, Woodstock Planning & Zoning Commission
  • President, Woodstock Education Foundation
  • Treasurer, Woodstock Agricultural Society
  • Past President, Connecticut State Medical Society
  • Chair, CTHealthLink (Health Information Exchange)
  • Owner, Jeffrey A. Gordon Consulting, LLC
  • Adult Fan of Lego

Making Government Work For You

Jeff serves on the Planning & Zoning Commission in Woodstock, CT.  He was elected in 2007 and was re-elected in 2011 and 2015, each time with strong community support. For the past 11 years, Jeff has been the Commission’s Chair, re-elected annually by his fellow Commissioners.

Advocating For Patient Care And The Medical Profession

Jeff was honored in 2016-2017 to be the 178th President of the CT State Medical Society.  It was the first time in over 30 years that a doctor from northeast CT was the President.  During Jeff’s time as President, many things were accomplished: increased membership; improved financials; strengthened county medical associations; the state’s first active health information exchange; proactive response to the opioid crisis; strong patient advocacy; and meaningful support for doctors to navigate challenging times.

Improving our kids' education

Jeff serves on the Board of the Woodstock Education Foundation, a non-profit staffed by community members who volunteer their time to raise money for the preK-8 Woodstock public schools.  Each year, a lot of money is raised and a long list of educational programs is supported by WEF grants.  Teachers and administrators apply for grants.  Jeff is the Foundation’s President, having prior serve as its Secretary.  He is chair of the Governance & Policy Committee and a member of the Grants Review Committee.  The Woodstock Education Foundation does wonderful things.  Thank you to everyone in the community who supports the work that it does.  The Foundation’s mission is simple: do what can be done to add to the educational experience of the public schools kids.

Supporting Agriculture

Jeff serves on the Board of the Woodstock Agricultural Society and is the current Treasurer.  He is a lifetime member of the Society.  Every Labor Day weekend, the Society hosts the Woodstock Fair.

Helping Local Businesses And Economic Development

Jeff’s work on Woodstock’s Planning & Zoning Commission involves making the zoning regulations common sense for local businesses.   He is a member of the Woodstock Business Association and the Northeast CT Chamber of Commerce.

Consulting Opportunities

Jeff provides independent consulting work on medical-legal cases.  Jeff has more than 25 years of direct, in-hospital and office-based patient care experience.  Jeff is Board certified in adult Hematology (blood diseases/disorders) and adult Medical Oncology (cancer).  Jeff also has many years of experience in hospital medical staff leadership, quality care, and peer review.   Jeff is a former member of Connecticut’s Medical Examining Board.  Jeff’s years of experience with non-profit organizations allow him the opportunity to help others regarding bylaws, governance, and policies.

Writing Articles To Keep You Informed

Jeff writes articles on various, timely topics.  Thank you to the Villager Newspapers for publishing them.

A Good Planning & Zoning Commission Meeting

A good meeting of Woodstock’s Planning & Zoning Commission on August 1st. The Commission is continuing its work as part of its Strategic Plan and delving further into ag related issues. A good time to see what needs to be updated with the Zoning Regulations so as to keep town government working in a common

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A New Brewery in Town

I enjoyed attending tonight’s showcase of the Taylor Brooke Brewery. As Chair of Woodstock’s Planning & Zoning Commission, I have been active in supporting the local agriculture and business communities. Congratulations to Linda Auger, Nikki Auger, Ralph Fiegel, and Corey Auger for a job well done in opening the brewery. It adds to Taylor Brooke

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Woodstock Little League Champs

A BIG congratulations to the Woodstock Little League 8/9/10 Baseball All Stars for their District 12 championship win. Way to go kids and coaches!

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July 4th Jamboree

I am enjoying the Fourth of July Jamboree hosted by the East Woodstock Congregational Church on the beautiful East Woodstock Common. Starting in 1957, the Jamboree is a fun, annual event every July 4th. A wonderful singing of the National Anthem with a large crowd in attendance. I would show you pictures of the strawberry

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Improving Land Use Permit Process

A good meeting of Woodstock’s Planning & Zoning Commission. My proposal was approved to make the Zoning Regulations better, less burdensome, and less expensive regarding what is required as part of applications for business and special permits. Kept in place the important review and decision making responsibilities that the Commission has regarding public safety, welfare,

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Woodstock Education Foundation Scholarship

Congratulations to Heather Converse, the winner of the 2019 Woodstock Education Foundation Directors’ Award and a $1,000 college scholarship. Each year, the Woodstock Education Foundation Board of Directors recognizes a Woodstock Academy senior who was formerly a student in the Woodstock Public School system.

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Woodstock Education Foundation Book Awards

Congratulations to Baden E. and Magnolia H. for receiving the 8th grade graduations book awards. The Woodstock Education Foundation annually awards book awards to students who have exhibited outstanding initiative and performance in WEF-funded programs.

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Annual Legal Training Sessions

Woodstock’s Planning & Zoning Commission held its annual legal training session tonight. Thank you to Attorney Rich Roberts for discussing important topics and answering questions. The Commission holds legal training sessions annually to keep itself mindful of its statutory authorities, responsibilities, and limitations; knowledgable about the processes it follows reviewing and deciding upon land use

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QVCC Foundation

My wife and I are proud to support Quinebaug Valley Community College’s Foundation and Learning in Retirement. Today is Donuts for Donations at Bakers Dozen to support QVCC.

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Elected as President of the Woodstock Education Foundation

a BIG thank you to my fellow Directors on the Board of the Woodstock Education Foundation for electing me President. I have been on the Board for 8 years. I look forward to the work ahead to continue to help the pre-K through 8th grade public school kids of Woodstock.

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Memorial Day Parade

I enjoyed Woodstock’s Memorial Day parade and ceremony. I handed out free water and American flags provided by Woodstock’s Republican Town Committee. Great to see lots of people out today. Great to see many veterans. Con gratulation to Dave Elliott for being recognized as Firefighter of the Year. Great job Dave!

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