About Us

Kimberly Nelson

Chief Executive Officer

Kim has been working with adults living with an intellectual disability since she was 18 and has been employed with Gateway Resources since 2003.

She is a mom of two young girls who keep her very busy; however, in her spare time family, friends, being outside (only when it’s warm), and reading take up the remainder of her free time.

PattyAnne LePage, CHPR

Director of Human Resources

Patty Anne recently joined the Gateway Resources team as the Director of Human Resources. She has worked in the Human Resources field for over 20 years and has a variety of experience in manufacturing, government, non-profit and hospitality settings.

Her responsibilities include recruiting new employees to the Gateway Resources team and assisting current employees to achieve their goals while assisting our valued clients.

Patty Anne has lived and worked in 5 Canadian provinces and has traveled extensively. She is new to Winkler and is enjoying getting to know her community.

Loni Derksen

Director of Operations

Loni has been employed with Gateway Resources since 2009. He has managed residential homes and the Woodroom before taking over the Director of Operations position.

This position is responsible for the Woodroom, Recycling Department, Bus Transportation and Infrastructure which includes Building and Grounds Maintenance.

Loni enjoys spending time with family when not working.

Brenda Pohl

Director of Programs

Brenda is the mother of three adult children, enjoys golfing and traveling, and is the Director of Programs at Gateway Resources.

The Day Program provides services and supports based on the individual’s needs, interest, abilities and personal goals, and offers occupational therapy, speech & language, and music therapy.

Our team of Direct Support Professionals assist in connecting participants with their community and participants are encouraged to pursue growth and development, which includes opportunities for education and recreational activities as well as community job developments.

Dianne Hildebrand

Director of Housing

Dianne has been Director of Housing at Gateway since August 2013. In this role, she get to use skills from many parts of her life and experiences – renovating her own homes, working in seniors’ housing in Winnipeg (Lions Manor), as an Occupational Therapist in Kitchener, ON, serving in the church as a pastor and teacher, and being a parent of three young adults.

In her office is a teddy bear with a little badge that reads “Peace begins at home”  and a wall of photos of all the individuals who live in Gateway Residences. These items bring focus to her daily work and interactions.

“Life is interesting and full of opportunities!  Yet it is always good to look forward to going home at the end of the day.  This is true for all of us!”