Staff


  • al schaap

    Senior Pastor


    Al has been serving as Senior Pastor at Gateway for 30 years. He has been married to his lovely wife (Joelene) for 40 years and has 2 children, as well as 4 grandchildren. Al provides leadership to the staff, as well as the deacons and elders at Gateway. He enjoys preaching on Sundays as well as casting vision for the future. In his spare time, you might find Al having coffee with folks, traveling with his wife, or working in his yard.



  • Mark humphreys

    Pastor of Adult Ministries & Administration


    Mark joined the staff at Gateway in the Fall of 2014. He has been married to his wife (Lisa) for 35 years and has 3 children as well as 4 grandchildren. Mark also maintains his real estate license. In his spare time, you would find Mark spending time with his family, or enjoying a round of golf with friends.


  • Kevin Borges

    Pastor of Young Adults & Young Families


    Kevin joined the Gateway staff in the Summer of 2016. He is married to Tammy who is his greatest cheerleader and wife of 23 years, and together they have 3 incredible daughters. Kevin loves to help others know the Lord and become faithful followers of Jesus. In his free time you may find him out fly fishing, golfing or even enjoying yard work! 


  • Kendra singer

    Director of Children's Ministries


    Kendra has worked in Christian Education for 25 years. She is married and has 3 amazing children. She believes that everyone should have a role in the spiritual upbringing of children. In her free time, you would likely find Kendra spending time with her family.


  • Sue Schanze

    Pastoral Counselor


    Sue has been on staff at Gateway for 12 years. She spends most of her time counseling individuals, couples, and families. She takes great joy in helping strengthen and restore relationships. Sue loves Jesus, and loves people. In her free time, you would likely find her spending time with her family, or possibly in line at Starbucks getting a Venti Iced Green Tea :)


  • Joel Schaap

    Director of Student Ministries


    Joel leads the Jr. High & High-School ministries at Gateway. He is married to his awesome wife (Sheri) and has 3 kids. He is very good at grabbing groceries from the top shelf at the supermarket. He enjoys candy corn too much, and snow-boarding not enough. In his spare time, Joel loves spending time with his family.


  • joseph baker

    Worship Pastor


    Joseph leads the worship ministry at Gateway. He joined the staff in the summer of 2015 after serving at churches in the Bay Area for several years. Joseph has been married to his exquisite wife (Lauri) for 9 years. Joseph also produces events such as conferences, concerts, benefit banquets, etc. 


  • Jim Grasley

    Facilities Director


    Jim oversees the facilities at Gateway. He takes great care in maintaining and improving the church grounds for it's many uses during any given week. When not working, you would likely find Jim sailing into the sunset with his wife, Monika. We just hope he comes back by Monday morning. :) Jim also enjoys writing haiku, and raising two rambunctious yellow labs. 


  • Alysa Flores

    Office Administrator


    Alysa works in our front office during the week. She takes pride in her work, and has enjoyed being on staff at Gateway for 10 years. When not working, you would likely find her spending time with her husband and her son, as well as her huge family.


  • STEphanie Dunn

    EduCare Director


    Stephanie Dunn has been with Gateway for 10 years, and has been a preschool teacher for 12 years. From a young age she has always had a heart for working with children and watching them grow to know Jesus. In her spare time you will find Stephanie camping and spending time with her husband Chad, and their two awesome children.


  • Alisa Phillips

    Children's Ministry Administrative Assistant and

    Summer Camp Director


    Alisa has over 25 years experience working with children and teaching preschool. She is married and has 3 boys. Alisa believes that as a Christian Educator her primary goal is to bring a child to the knowledge of Christ and then help them grow in their trust in Him and His word. In her free time you will find her spending time with her family, most likely at one of her children's sporting events.


  • Charlene ashlock

    Administrative Assistant


    Charlene joined the Gateway staff in December 2016. 14 years ago she made Gateway her church home. Gateway has her heart and she looks forward to greeting everyone who comes in the front office. She’s engaged to Joe Ward. Together they share 3 awesome children. 2 daughters and one son. In her spare time if any, you will find her spending as much time as she can with her loving family.