Lavinia Gordon


After practicing law in the 1980s, Lavinia worked for 20 years promoting sustainable transportation for the City of Portland. Most recently she has served as Operating Manager for construction of a net zero cohousing project built to Passive House standards where she and her husband now live with 5 other families.  Lavinia is married to Richard Benner. Between them, they have 5 children and 5 grandchildren. She attended Smith College and received her law degree from Lewis & Clark Law School in Portland.