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Meet the Staff

Myrna Hernandez


dsc 5743Myrna has worked at DePauw since 2006. She graduated from Indiana University with a B.S. in Education and was a Spanish teacher upon receiving her degree. She returned to Indiana University and completed her M.S. in Education with a focus on Higher Education and Student Affairs Administration. She worked in Residence Life at East Carolina University, University of Wisconsin - Madison, and Minnesota State University - Mankato before coming to DePauw. Myrna grew up in Portage, Indiana.

Tracy Machtan

director of Fraternity & Sorority Life

Tracy Machtan joined the DePauw community as the Director of Fraternity and Sorority Life in 2014, previously serving as the Assistant Director of Fraternity and Sorority Life at Indiana State University. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin – La Crosse with a B.S. in Communication Studies: Organization Communication, and earned an M.S. in College Student Personnel Administration from Illinois State University. Tracy was recognized with the Steven B. Dealph Outstanding Fraternity/Sorority Professional Award from the Association of Fraternal Leadership and Values in 2014.

Maggie Hayes


dsc 5775Maggie is the Coordinator of Sorority Life and has worked at DePauw since the fall of 2010, previously serving as Hall Coordinator for Lucy Hall. Maggie earned a masters' degree in Higher Education and Student Affairs from Indiana University in May of 2013. Maggie did her undergraduate work at the University of Maryland, College Park where she majored in Sociology with a minor in Leadership Studies.

JC Lopez


dsc 5710JC has been at DePauw since the fall of 2008. He graduated from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania with a Bachelor’s of Fine Arts concentrating in Graphic Design. After graduation, he worked as a Leadership Consultant for the National Fraternity of Kappa Delta Rho. JC then earned his M.A. in Student Affairs in Higher Education from Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania where he worked in Residence Life with Living Learning Programs.

Eric Wolfe

Assistant director, coordinator of fraternity life

Eric DSC 5594AWolfe came to DePauw as a Greek Life Coordinator in 2010 after working as Director of Community Development at the Putnam County Community Foundation and volunteering as the alumni advisor at Phi Gamma Delta.  Eric has also served as Assistant Director of Student Life, where he coordinated organization community standards, community standards hearing boards, transfer student orientation, and assisted with BASICS alcohol screening and academic standing advising.  He currently serves as Assistant Director and Coordinator of Fraternity Life where he advises the Interfraternity Council and DePauw's 10 IFC fraternities, as well as assisting with fraternity and sorority programming.  Eric and his wife, June, both graduated from DePauw where they first met during orientation week.

Susan Chestnut

Secretary/Program Assistant, Campus Living and Community Development

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Susan joined Campus Living and Community Development after serving previously as the secretary for the Office of Student Life. She is a graduate of Greencastle High School and has worked for DePauw since the fall of 1997. She serves as support for all the staff in Campus Living and Community Development.