Tom Gordon III is in his first term as County Commissioner. Born and raised in Carroll County, he is a graduate of Westminster High School and McDaniel College. Tom has over twenty years of experience as a small business owner in the antiques and collectibles industry. A local businessman, he has a history of advocating for small businesses and involvement with business-first smart economic development.

He has focused on serving the community from his youth, earning the rank of Eagle Scout, and continued his dedication to the community by serving on various non-profit boards including the Carroll County Land Trust, the Historical Society of Carroll County, and the Boys & Girls Club of Westminster. Tom also served on the Carroll County Chamber of Commerce Legislative Committee which reviews pending legislation and interacts with the Maryland Legislature.

His family background includes local farming since 1948 which influences his belief in the importance of farming and agritourism.

Tom resides in Westminster with his family. District 3 covers the central portion of Carroll County, which includes the county seat of Westminster.

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Contact Commissioner Tom Gordon III

Carroll County Office Building
225 North Center Street
Westminster, Maryland 21157
Phone: 410-386-2043

Commissioner Gordon's Representation on Boards

  • Agriculture Commission
  • Planning & Zoning Commission     
  • Veterans Advisory Council