Board of Directors

Gateway CDC’s Board consists of seven commissioners. The CEO of Gateway CDC appoints a commissioner for a five-year term.

Commissioner Position
Dawn Dodd
Jamie Carter Vice-President
John Meeks Board Member
Curtis Strong Board Member
Shanitra Finley Board Member
Katie Evans Board Member
Michael Wilson Board Member


The day-to-day operation of the Gateway Community Development Corporation (Gateway CDC) is carried out by our dedicated employees working under the guidance of the chief executive officer.

Chief Executive Officer: Alpresteon Billings

Office Manager: ReOsha Jones

Property Manager: Cassandra Waters


Gateway CDC’s mission is to promote and provide safe and sanitary housing and assistance in developing and implementing programs that promote economic stability and advancement while enhancing lives.

While our core values cannot be summarized in words, our commitment to the families in the communities we serve provide a glimpse of our organization.

Our insistence on quality education, workforce development, housing, and community support is centered on our neighbors; the people we serve. We are here to help individuals and families.

Business Opportunities

Overview of Contracting/Purchasing

Thank you for your interest in doing business with the Mississippi Regional Housing Authority VI. The Housing Authority lists opportunities to work with us on the procurement of various goods and services, including capital improvement projects, extraordinary maintenance projects, professional or administrative consultant services, office and maintenance supplies, and other services and materials as needed.

All Invitations for Bid (IFB), Request for Proposals (RFP) and Request for Quotes or Qualifications (RFQ) are posted here on as needed basis.

Please note that information is subject to change with little to no notice. All questions regarding any of these business opportunities should be directed to the contact person in the project title.