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Development & Alumni Engagement Staff Directory

Listed below are the staff members of the Development & Alumni Engagement division. Staff members are grouped by the departments listed below.

The following departments make up the Development & Alumni Engagement division:

The members of each department, including contact information and bios, are listed below. If you need help reaching any member of the division, contact the Development Office at
(765) 658-4800.

Development Team

Melanie Norton

Vice President for Development and Alumni Engagement

Email: melanienorton@depauw.edu
Phone: 765-658-4212

Read Melanie's Bio

 

Dana S. Cummings '99

Associate VICE PRESIDENT FOR DEVELOPMENT

Email: danacummings@depauw.edu
Phone: 765-658-4218

READ Dana's BIO




Chris Baker

Charitable GIFTS OFFICER

Email: chrisbaker@depauw.edu
Phone: 765-658-4204

Travel Region: Indianapolis (class years 1940-1959), St. Louis, North and South Dakota, Northern California (class years 1940-1989), Nevada, Utah, New Mexico, Idaho, Wyoming, Montana

READ Chris' BIO


Eli Coronis

Charitable Gifts Officer

Email: elijahcoronis@depauw.edu
Phone: 765-658-4288

Travel Region: Texas, Oklahoma, California (class years 1990-2015), Indianapolis (class years 2000-2015), Chicago (class years 2000-2015)

READ ELI'S BIO


Nancy LovettNancy Wells Lovett '74

charitable Gifts Officer

Email: nlovett@depauw.edu
Phone: 765-658-4214

Travel Region: Indianapolis (class years 1960-1969), North and South Carolina, Kentucky, Tennessee and Georgia

Read Nancy's Bio


Eric Motycka
Director of Legacy and Estate Planning

Email: ericmotycka@depauw.edu
Phone: 765-658-4216

READ ERic'S BIO

 
 
 

Scott Stetson '86

charitable Gifts Officer

Email: scottstetson@depauw.edu
Phone: 765-658-4861

Travel Region: Indianapolis (class years 1980-1989), Illinois, Missouri, Louisiana, Arkansas, Chicago (class years 1940-1989)
Liaison: Athletics

Read Scott's Bio

 

William (Bill) Pike

Associate Director of Legacy and Estate Planning

Email: williampike@depauw.edu
Phone: 765-658-1051

Read Bill's Bio

 


Steve Trautman

Charitable Gifts Officer

Email: steventrautman@depauw.edu
Phone: 765-658-6701

READ Steve'S BIO

 
 

Page CottonS. Page Cotton '71

Senior Adviser to President

Email: pagecotton@depauw.edu
Phone: 765-658-4938

Read Page's Bio

 
 

Denise Gentry

Director of Prospect Research

Email: dgentry@depauw.edu
Phone: 765-658-4206

Read Denise's Bio

 


Wendy Jackson

Assistant to the Vice President for Development & Alumni Engagement

Email: wendyjackson@depauw.edu
Phone: 765-658-4036

Read Wendy's Bio

 


Amanda NelsonAmanda Nelson

Administrative Assistant to the Development Office 

Email: amandanelson@depauw.edu 
Phone: 765-658-4200

Read Amanda's Bio

 

ANNUAL GIVING TEAM

Kristin Perks Champa '91, DMA

Executive director of Annual Giving and Director of School of Music Development

Email: kristinchampa@depauw.edu
Phone: 765-658-4863

Travel Region: New York City metro, Connecticut, New Jersey

Read Kristin's Bio

 

Chanel BowersChanel Bowers

Annual giving communications and projects manager

Email: chanelbowers@depauw.edu
Phone: 765-658-4064

READ Chanel's BIO

 
 
 

Rosie BlankenshipRosie Blankenship

Reunion & Class Giving Officer 

Email: rosalieblankenship@depauw.edu
Phone: 765-658-4211

 

Read Rosie's Bio

 

Amanda Faulkenberg

Amanda Faulkenberg '13

Annual Giving Program Officer 

 

Email: amandafaulkenberg@depauw.edu
Phone: 765-658-4057 

 

Read Amanda's Bio

 


Tammy Gaffney

Tammy Gaffney

Assistant to the executive Director of Annual Giving

E-mail: tammygaffney@depauw.edu
Phone: 765-658-4950

Read Tammy's Bio

 
 


Stewardship Team

Dawna Sinnet Wilson '82

Director of Stewardship

Email: dwwilson@depauw.edu
Phone: 765-658-4213

Read Dawna's Bio

 


Karen Singson

Associate Director of Stewardship

Email: ksingson@depauw.edu
Phone: 765-658-4349

Read Karen's Bio

 


Zaida Benassi '85

Associate Director of Stewardship

Email: zaidabenassi@depauw.edu
Phone: 765-658-4346

Read Zaida's Bio

 


Brenda Rogers

Administrative assistant for stewardship

Email: brendarogers@depauw.edu
Phone: 765-658-4378

READ brenda'S BIO

 
 

Emily Chew '99

development communications writer

Email: emilypelaez@depauw.edu
Phone: 765-658-4659





Michelle Schnitz

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT TO stewardship

Email: michelleschnitz@depauw.edu
Phone: 765-658-4871

READ MICHELLE'S BIO

 


Development Services Team

Teresa Goddard

Director of Development Services

Email: teresagoddard@depauw.edu
Phone: 765-658-4277

Read Teresa's Bio

 


Jama Hostetler

Assistant Director of Advancement Services

Email: jamahostetler@depauw.edu
Phone: 765-658-4897

Read Jama's Bio

 


Monica Jorgensen

Associate Director of Development services

Email: monicajorgensen@depauw.edu
Phone: 765-658-4291

READ Monica's BIO

 

 


Amy Nichols

Data Records Specialist

Email: amynichols@depauw.edu
Phone: 765-658-4217

Read Amy's Bio

 


Sara Tuggle

Gift Records Specialist

Email: stuggle@depauw.edu
Phone: 765-658-4205

Read Sara's Bio

 


Alumni Engagement Team

Steven J. Setchell '96

Associate Vice President for Alumni Engagement and campaign initiatives

Email: ssetchell@depauw.edu
Phone: 765-658-4215

Read Steve's Bio

 


Lindsay Carter

Director of Alumni Engagement for Campus & Regional Programs

Email: lindsaycarter@depauw.edu
Phone: 765-658-4668

Read Lindsay's Bio

 
 


Erica Riley

Director of Alumni Engagement for Class & Volunteer Programs

Email: ericariley@depauw.edu
Phone: 765-658-4255

Read Erica's Bio

 


Laura Kissinger Earman '11 

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF ALUMNI ENGAGEMENT FOR CLASSES AND VOLUNTEER PROGRAMS

Email: lauraearman@depauw.edu
Phone: 765-658-4299

 

Read Laura's Bio

 

Nigel Bruce '15

Alumni Engagement officer

Email: nigelbruce@depauw.edu
Phone: 765-658-4298 





Joel Bottom 

Communication Manager

Email: joelbottom@depauw.edu
Phone: 765-658-4098

 

 

 

Brenda McBride

SENIOR ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

Email: brendamcbride@depauw.edu
Phone: 765-658-4208

Read Brenda's Bio

 

Deanna (Dee) Wendling

Administrative Assistant

Email: deannawendling@depauw.edu
Phone: 765-658-4209

Read Dee's Bio