Chris Gorsek lives in Troutdale with his wife Jackie and their children, Annie and Christopher. The Gorseks are long time East County residents who have called Troutdale home for the last 15 years.
Chris has been teaching geography and criminal justice at Mount Hood Community College since 1996. He has also served as Dean of the Social Science Division and department chair. Chris received his B.S. and M.A. from the University of Oregon and his Ph. D. in Urban Studies from Portland State University.
Prior to teaching at MHCC, Chris was a police officer with the Portland Police Bureau for seven years. He patrolled neighborhoods on the east side of Portland.