PAIRS, Marriage and Family Therapist, Advisory Board Member
Marriage and Family Therapist Lori Gordon, together with her late husband, Rabbi Morris Gordon, established the PAIRS Foundation in 1983 in Falls Church, Virginia as a non-profit charity chartered to develop programs for the prevention of marital and family breakdown. She received her undergraduate degree at Cornell University and Masters in Social Work from Catholic University. Dr.. Gordon was a Plenary presenter at the First Annual Coalition for Marriage, Family and Couples Education Smart Marriages Conference in 1997 in Washington, DC. and has presented at its Annual Conference since then. In 2002 she was honored with their major Impact Award for having pioneered the PAIRS program. She continues to serve on the coalition Advisory Board.