Board of Directors

Gateway’s Board of Directors represents a diverse blend of backgrounds and expertise, including survivors of domestic violence, community and business leaders. Together, our board provides strategic direction, funding and volunteer guidance and support to fulfill our mission of preventing and eliminating intimate partner violence through counseling, residential care and empowering people for social change.

Deborah Chen, President
Customer Service Manager
Ripple Foods

Karl Chen, Treasurer
Founder & CEO
Prism Light Pod &

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Joe Costello, CFP, CSSC
CEO Emeritus
Arcadia Settlements Group, Inc.

Connie DiCenso

Business Development

Tree Ring Digital

Mallory Richardson, Vice President
Policy Advisor
Squire Patton Boggs

Elexis Johnson, Secretary
Analyst, Merchandising and Inventory Planning
Brilliant Earth

Hope Dunleavy
Senior Managing Consultant

Management Staff

James Gillespie – Executive Director

Liz Ury – Deputy Director

Jeneen Klippel – Director of Development & Public Relations

Jennifer Carter – Financial Controller

April Biggerstaff – Director, North Shelter

Adrienne Boles – Director, South Shelter

Leah Raulerson – Nonresidential Program Director

Veronica Raygoza – Court Advocacy Program Director

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