Meet Our Admission Team

Office of Admission
Kalamazoo College
1200 Academy Street
Kalamazoo, MI 49006-3295
phone 269.337.7166
toll free 1.800.253.3602
fax 269.552.5083

The Kalamazoo College Admission team travels the country and the globe to connect with students. Meet our admission team below, and feel free to call or email us. We are eager to talk with you!

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Dean of Admission and Financial Aid Eric Staab - admission team


Dean of Admission and Financial Aid

Eric works with students from

  • Michigan’s Washtenaw County
  • Iowa

Eric’s Bio

Director of Admission Suzanne Lepley - admission team

Suzanne Lepley

Director of Admission

Suzanne works with students from

  • Kalamazoo County, Michigan

Suzanne’s Bio

Senior Associate Director of Admission Rod Malcolm - admission team

Rod Malcolm

Senior Associate Director of Admission


Rod works with international students and coordinates all international recruitment.

Rod’s Bio

Andrew Grayson of the Admission team

Andrew Grayson

Associate Director of Admission

Andrew works with students from

  • Michigan’s Washtenaw County
  • California (Northern), Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, and Wyoming

Andrew also coordinates the Intercultural Fly-In program for admitted students.

Andrew’s Bio

Marcus Johnson of the Admission team

Marcus Johnson

Assistant Director of Admission

Marcus works with students from

  • Michigan – Clare, Clinton, Eaton, Gladwin, Gratiot, Hillsdale, Ingham, Ionia, Isabella, Jackson, Lenawee, Mecosta, Midland, Missaukee, Montcalm, Ogemaw, Osceola and Roscommon Counties
  • Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma and Texas (Northeast – including Dallas, Fort Worth, and Houston)

Marcus also coordinates admission for transfer students.

Marcus’s Bio

Alex Werder of the Admission team

Alex Werder

Assistant Director of Admission 

Alex works with students from

  • Michigan – Alcona, Alger, Alpena, Antrim, Baraga, Benzie, Berrien, Charlevoix, Cheboygan, Chippewa, Crawford, Delta, Dickinson, Emmet, Gogebic, Grand Traverse, Houghton, Iron, Kalkaska, Keweenaw, Leelanau, Luce, Mackinac, Marquette, Menominee, Montmorency, Ontonagon, Oscoda, Otsego, Presque Isle, Schoolcraft and Wexford Counties
  • Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Washington, DC and West Virginia

Alex’s Bio

Jessica Williams of the Admission team

Jessica Williams

Assistant Director of Admission

Jessica works with students from

  • Michigan – Arenac, Bay, Genesee, Huron, Iosco, Lapeer, Saginaw, St. Clair, Sanilac, Shiawassee and Tuscola Counties
  • Alaska, Arizona, California (Southern), Colorado, Hawaii, Nevada, New Mexico and Utah

Jessica’s Bio

Shelby Long of the admission team

Shelby Long

Admission Counselor

Shelby works with students from

  • Michigan – Allegan, Barry, Branch, Calhoun, Cass, Lake, Manistee, Mason, Newaygo, St. Joseph and Van Buren Counties
  • Kansas, Kentucky, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee and Wisconsin

Shelby’s Bio

Mariella Ortiz-Reyes of the admission team

Mariella Ortiz-Reyes

Admission Counselor

Mariella works with students from

  • Michigan – Kent, Muskegon and Ottawa Counties
  • Connecticut, Indiana, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont and Texas (Southwest – including Austin, El Paso, San Antonio and the Rio Grande Valley)

Mariella’s Bio

Erin Kelley of the admission team


Detroit Regional 

Erin is based in the Metro Detroit area and works with students from

  • Michigan’s Livingston, Macomb, Monroe, Oakland and Wayne Counties

Erin also assists Marcus with admission for transfer students.

Erin’s Bio

 Sarah Matyczyn of the admission team

Sarah Matyczyn

Event Coordinator

Sarah handles any questions about attending an Open House, Visit the Zoo program or other large events organized by the Office of Admission.

Sarah’s Bio