Coordinator of Student Activities & Summer Housing Programs

Jonathan Davey

Jonathan is the primary advisor of USG and he is also the Coordinator of Student Activities & Summer Housing Programs.  He works with both Student Activities and Housing & Residence Life on community service initiatives, leadership programs, and departmental assessment, as well as coordinating the adult summer learning programs. Jonathan holds a Masters of Education in Higher Education from the University of Arkansas – Fayetteville

Need to contact Jonathan about something USG related? Send him an email with subject “ATTN: USG” at

Director of Student Activities

Jessie Stapleton

Jessie currently serves as one of the advisors for USG and is the Director of Student Activities at Michigan Tech.  Jessie oversees all operations of the Student Activities department, including student organizations, fraternity & sorority life, community service, leadership programs, traditions, late night programs, and risk management.

Jessie holds a Master of Science in Education degree from the University of Wisconsin – La Crosse and a Bachelors of Fine Arts from Northern Michigan University.
Need to contact Jessie about something USG related? Send her an email with subject “ATTN: USG” at

Vice President for Student Affairs and Advancement

Leslie Cook

Les Cook

Dr. Les P. Cook currently serves as one of the advisors for USG and is the Vice President for Student Affairs and Advancement.  Les has been at Michigan Tech since 2003 and serves as the advocate for student needs and concerns to administrative and policy-making units and influences the campus culture to achieve student engagement, inclusion, and pride in Michigan Tech. Les has leadership responsibility for areas of Student Life, Residential Life, Enrollment Management and Marketing, Intercollegiate Athletics and Recreation, Diversity Programs, Advancement, Alumni Relations and the Dean of Students.  Les takes great pride in being in the trenches with students and tries to attend as many student events and activities as he can.

Need to contact Les about something USG related? Send him an email with subject “ATTN: USG” at

Coordinator of Student Organizations

Maryann Wilcox

Maryann Wilcox serves as the financial advisor for the USG and is the coordinator for registered student organizations at Michigan Tech.  Maryann oversees the USG Student Activities Fees accounts and all of the relative accounting processes.  She also provides guidance to the USG and all student organizations for university and community resources.
Maryann holds a bachelor’s degree in social sciences from Michigan Tech and has formerly studied computer programming, business and accounting.  She is currently working on her master’s in business administration at Michigan Tech.  She serves on the Parents’ Fund and Parade of Nations committees.
Need to contact Maryann about something USG related? Send her an email with subject “ATTN: USG” at