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Staff Members

Allison Smith

Rehabilitation Specialist

Annette Sanders

Chief Financial Officer

Caleigh Bentley

Rehabilitation Specialist

Carolyn Wilkins

Rehabilitation Specialist - Housing Coordinator

Heath Lowman

Clinical Director of Medicaid Services

Holly Cheek

Colleague Training Coordinator

Jennifer Irby


Jeremy McMahan

Program Coordinator

Jody Durham

Facility Manager

John Minarich

Rehabilitation Specialist

Laura Balentine

Rehabilitation Specialist

Maria Nix

Rehabilitation Specialist

Martha Armstrong

Director of Development

Mike Edmond

Rehabilitation Specialist

Paris Percell

Rehabilitation Specialist

Randy Redlinger

Executive Director

Sally Bissada-Lassiter

Associate Director

Tinetia Barnes

Rehabilitation Specialist

Wesley Quattlebaum

Rehabilitation Specialist

Alena Jarreau

Office Manager

Board Members

And Their Reasons For Serving

Caroline Stewart


"Our family has greatly benefited from the Gateway program and are excited to share in making that happen for others."

Matt Haskell

Vice Chair

As a former employee, I choose to serve on the board to help in the continued success of the program.

Marko Huttunen


Gateway House represents to me what is good in our community and serving on the board is both a great honor and opportunity to be a part of something special.

Linda Watt


"As a healthcare professional and passionate advocate for those living with mental illness, I am in awe of the amazing achievements of Gateway in helping members live their best lives."

Ivette Bowens

Welcome to the Gateway Board of Directors!

Fred Carpenter

I have never experienced anything even close to the life-changing outcomes the Clubhouse achieves.

Dawn Dwyer

After witnessing firsthand how Gateway ensures that members are "seen, heard and valued", I am honored to be part of this wonderful community. Gateway truly changes lives.

William Herlong

"What Gateway does, and does so well, is incredibly important for the community and people in need. I am honored to be able to play a small part."

Mary Elizabeth "Mimi" Jenko

I serve on the board to help individuals have healthy and productive lives.

Jara Jones

After watching my mother struggle with mental illness my entire life, I realized it is my responsibility to advocate for people battling this disease.

Clarence Kegler

I became a board member to better understand what a member of my family is going through!
I also enjoy giving back. God has richly blessed my family and I. I just want to be an instrument to share his love by helping others.

Rosalee Macintosh

I've seen the incredible impact that Gateway has on the lives of its members and I am excited to help the program continue to grow and serve the needs of our community.

John Markel

Firsthand I saw the symptoms of chronic mental illness; but then I saw Gateway’s Clubhouse Model in action - providing practical purpose and independence.

LaBarbara Sampson

[I love] working with passionate volunteers and members whose focus is to serve, enhance and improve the quality of life for an underserved population.

Jordan O. Smith

Jeff Wolf

Personally, I have experienced depression within my family which led me to want to participate in the organization.

Mary Allison Zimmerman

Gateway is an organization that truly changes lives and my work on the Board has been some of the most rewarding and impactful of my life.

Christine M. Matthews

LaKeya Moore

Are you interested in joining our team as a staff or board member?

Please send your resume or letter of interest through our contact page.