Residential Team

Gateway staff are committed to excellence by sustaining a culture of endless possibilities, through a dynamic, unified, playful, committed and accountable team of people who are personally invested in the success of your son.

Nicole Miller

Nicole Miller

Residential Manager

"The best part of my job is the opportunity to build a healthy relationship with each student, as well as being part of our students' process of healing and growth into more healthy and happy young men."

 

 

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Credentials

  • Experience in Residential Treatment since 2014
  • Educational experience in Behavioral Science 
  • Worked with youth in Foster Care Foundation
  • 8 years combined experience in Customer Service and Management

Philosophy
Nicole takes a calm, empathetic approach while still being able to provide structure, set limits, and boundaries to help the students be successful in their day to day lives. Her driven attitude in work ethics, experience, and love for this field allows her to intentionally work with both employees and students by empowering them to develop skills in their own way.

Professional
Nicole is currently working towards finishing her degree in Psychology at Utah Valley University. Since employed at Gateway Academy, Nicole has brought her empathetic approach, organizational, and communication skills to the complex world of treatment. 

Personal
In her free time, Nicole loves spending time with family, especially playing games, and baking with her daughters. She loves to travel and experience new things. Some of her hobbies are photography, arts and crafts, and aesthetics. She is passionate about serving others and helping implement a healthy dynamic between people. 

 

Jennifer Loveland

Jennifer Loveland

Residential Manager

“The most fulfilling part of my job is being part of the growth in staff and students’ lives achieved through experiential learning. I love experiencing with students those moments that they realize their own ability to affect their sphere for good and choose to act.”

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Credentials
Associate of Arts in English 
Experienced classroom teaching assistant in both public and private schools since 2009
Specialized in working with youth on the  Autism Spectrum through ABA training
AEGIS systems instructor specializing in crisis intervention
Spanish/English Bilingual 

Philosophy
Jennifer believes that hard work, passion, and compassion are key contributors to successful relationships and success in life. Jennifer takes a supportive approach to mentoring and encourages students to explore their personal goals and the impact they want to have on the world around them. Through empathy and patience in each step, Jennifer aims to challenge students to access and utilize their talents and skills to grow and achieve.

Professional
Jennifer received an Associate of Arts degree with an emphasis in English from Snow College in 2005. She has worked in a variety of fields and has 9 years of experience working with youth and children of all ages in both the public and private sectors. Jennifer has training as a Behavior Technician working with children on the Autism Spectrum and is working toward a degree in Special Education. Jennifer has held multiple positions in the residential and academic settings while at Gateway and was the Administrative Teaching Assistant prior to her role as the Alpine Residential Manager.

Personal
Jennifer spends much of her free time with her family. She also enjoys tasting and cooking new foods, speaking Spanish and learning other languages, playing volleyball, and reading.

 

 

Katrina Still

Katrina Still

Transition Program Manager

"The best part of my job is connecting with the students and supporting them as they grow. Getting to see the students go through positive changes and transformation. Gateway provides an atmosphere that encourages personal growth for both the students and people who work here. I often tell people that Gateway is family and truly feels like home to me."

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Credentials
Experience in Outdoor Experiential Education & Youth Programs since 2015
Experience in Social Work with a diverse population of young adults on the Autism Spectrum  
Worked with youth in the community and outdoors since 2013
6 years combined experience in Customer Service and Management
AEGIS Systems Instructor specializing in crisis intervention

Philosophy
Katrina’s light-hearted and understanding approach helps bring connection and support to the students. Katrina’s boundaries, flexibility, and work ethic help maintain a safe and healthy environment at Gateway Academy. Katrina encourages all students to challenge themselves mentally,  physically and emotionally while practicing self-love, patience, understanding and mindfulness.

Professional
Before Managing the Gateway Academy Transition Program, Katrina held a variety of positions within the outdoor industry, primarily working with youth in outdoor summer camps, ski resorts, and wilderness adventure programs. Since her beginning at Gateway in 2015, Katrina's enthusiasm, work ethic, insight, and passion for youth has been a valuable part of what she brings to her team. While Katrina's background and experience is focused around working with youth, she has also worked in outdoor product development, manufacturing, and customer service for high-end outdoor brands. Katrina is working towards finishing her degree in Outdoor Education and Psychology at the University of Utah.  

Personal
In her free time, Katrina loves spending time connecting with her friends and building relationships through the outdoors. Some of her hobbies include mountain biking, climbing, trail running, backpacking, and anything else she can fit into her day. She loves to explore new mountain trails and canyons here in Utah and surrounding areas. Of her most fond experiences, Katrina recalls spending a month backpacking in Nepal to the base of Mount Everest with the hope to someday make it to the Summit. Katrina is full of energy and passion that continually drives her to push beyond her comfort zones both, relationally and recreationally.