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Meet The Staff

Campus Living & Community Development Office

JC Lopez

Director of Campus Living and Community Development 

JC returned to the CLCD staff team in January of 2017 after serving as the Director of Campus Living and Summer Programs at DePauw. JC graduated from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania in 2005 with a B.A. in ​Applied Media Arts and Slippery Rock University in 2008 with a M.S. in College Student Counseling and Personnel Services. JC has previously served as a leadership consultant and volunteer for his national organization (Kappa Delta Rho Fraternity), and worked in the CLCD office previously in a variety of roles. JC currently serves as the Chicago Posse XVI Mentor. 

Nicci Collisi

assistant Director of Administration and Operations for Campus Living and Community Development

Nick Stepaniak

campus living and community development coordinator

Nick has worked at DePauw since August 2015. He is originally from Alpena, Michigan. In April 2015, Nick graduated from Grand Valley State University, where he obtained his Masters of Education in College Student Affairs. Nick did his undergraduate work at Central Michigan University where he received his Bachelors of Applied Arts in Child Development with a minor in Leadership Studies. Nick will be working with the College Street & Hogate Living Communities. Nick will be advising the Interfraternity Council, Panhellenic Council and all six Panhellenic Sororities and will also be working with the IFC Judicial Board.

Michael Chavez


Michael Chavez, also known as Chavez, returned to his alma mater in the role of Campus Living and Community Development Coordinator upon graduating from DePauw University in May 2016 with a Bachelors in Education Studies. He is originally from Chicago, Illinois. His passion for community-building and identity exploration intertwines through his work with students living in Lucy Rowland, Senior, Anderson, and Mason Hall as well as serving on the Bias Education and Action Team

Donna McKean

Secretary for Campus Living and Community Development

Donna joined Campus Living and Community Development at the start of the fall 2014 semester after previously working in Financial Aid and Facilities Management. Donna grew up in Terre Haute, Indiana and attended Indiana State University. She has been married to her husband Tim for 32 years and they have two daughters, Jessie and Kady. Donna serves as support for all the staff in Campus Living and Community Development.