James Gillespie, CEO/Executive Director
Start Date: 2019
James Gillespie joined the Gateway family in 2019. He brings a strong nonprofit background to Gateway, specializing in fund development, program creation and evaluation, advocacy and systems change.
Jeneen Klippel, Director of Development & Public Relations
Start Date: 1990
Jeneen holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communications and Journalism. Her expertise is in public speaking, training, writing, special event planning and volunteer management.
Coleen Samuels, Manager of Finance and Human Resources
Start Date: 2016
Coleen brings 20 years of business operations and leadership experience. She holds a Bachelor of Business and is responsible for managing the financial, operational and human resource functions of the organization.
Jen Standoff, Residential Director
Start Date: 2018
Jen's expertise is in trauma informed care, crisis case management, case management, advocacy, and leadership.
Leah Raulerson, Nonresidential Program Director and Adult Counselor
Start Date: 2016
Leah is a trauma recovery therapist trained in expressive arts therapies and somatic counseling, supervision, and telemental health.
Veronica Raygoza, Director of Court Advocacy Program
Start Date: 2015
Veronica has 18 years experience serving families in need and five years specifically advocating for victims of domestic violence.
Michelle McKay, Child Counselor and Manager of Special Projects
Start Date: 2001
Michelle's background is in counseling and mentoring children who have been affected by Domestic Violence. She facilitates Children and Parenting Groups to support safety and healing in families. As the Manager Of Special Projects, Michelle is responsible for the implementation of agency-specific special projects.
Development / Fund Development / Fund Raising / Grant Writing / Major Gifts
Finance & Administration
Human Resources / Personnel & Finance & Marketing & Nominating & By-laws
Special Events (Golf Tournament