In the school bus business as an owner/operator since 1982, Gord knows firsthand the importance Child Check-Mate System plays in the safety of his passengers. After an incident on one of his own buses in 1993, Gord was prompted to ask himself what could be done to better protect his passengers.

With the technical knowledge provided by partner Allan Lowe, they developed what has since become the system of choice across North America. Proud father of three and married twenty seven years to his wife Kathleen who has herself grown up in the industry and has been instrumental in the success of Child Check-Mate. Gord and Kathleen reside in a small farming community and continue to operate a fleet of school buses where their sons work as well.