Staff & CoCo
Nick Coquillard (he/him)
Nick was named full-time General Manager in September of 2014 and brings more than 25 years of student and cooperative housing and nonprofit management experience. Nick welcomes anyone, especially members, to reach out to him at email@example.com. Nick’s philosophy is to work together with staff to constantly grow as leaders and work as a cooperative team in support of the ICC’s mission, vision and principles. It is his goal to work in full partnership with the members, alumni and the greater community to help the ICC be the beacon for student housing cooperatives. The General Manager is the chief administrative officer responsible for overseeing the operational, financial and legal affairs of the corporation. Nick, as a direct employee of the member-run Board of Directors, oversees the management and maintenance of ICC assets. Nick also serves as the human resources officer including hiring and supervision of all ICC staff. He provides leadership in maintaining a productive, cost-effective, safe and legal workplace. He guides and advises the Board of Directors and its committees.
Julian Tabron (he/him)
Julian is the current ICC President and a Master’s Student in SEAS. He attended U-M for his undergrad where he studied Earth and Environmental Sciences in LSA. In 2014, he moved into Owen House and lived there for 6 years. During his tenure at Owen, he served as House President, Board Rep, Kitchen Manager, Sustainability Steward, Interim Manager and house cook. He is very passionate about the ICC and has served in multiple ICC central leadership positions. His priorities are maintaining affordable living spaces throughout the ICC, addressing member concerns, environmental issues, fundraising, development, and community engagement. Outside of ICC, he is a rock collector, huge Pokémon fan, and loves to organize social events. He currently resides in Baker House and lives happily with his pet corn snake.
Ron Nelson (he/him)
Ron is the staff member to contact for any and all contract questions. This includes contract signing and contract release request for both current and prospective ICC members. He advises Membership Committee on any necessary rule updates to make the contract signing process as smooth as possible, and trains all house presidents on contract signing processes. Ron supervises the Front Desk, which is staffed by ICC members from every house. The Front Desk answers all emails and phone calls regarding housing availability, general housing inquiries, merchandise sales, and rental of the ICC truck.
Lenny is a current master’s student at Eastern Michigan University studying gender, queer theory, and the psychology of sexuality. They are an alum of the ICC; having lived in Black Elk from 2015-2017, they reigned as House President and Board Representative and additionally worked as Spring/Summer Housing Coordinator in 2017. In their current position as Housing Coordinator, Lenny works with the Director of Housing to process applications and contracts, as well as managing the front desk, answering emails and phone calls, facilitating merchandise sales, and coordinating scheduling of the ICC truck.
Bryant Hepp (he/him)
Bryant Hepp is a masters student studying Social Work and Urban Planning at the University of Michigan. Before moving to Ann Arbor and joining the ICC in Fall 2020, Bryant worked for three years as a high school English Teacher in Nablus, Palestine. Since then, he has worked in contact tracing, quality assurance, consulting, school social work, and international development with a focus on youth employment. In his spare time he enjoys running, gardening, and maintaining his aquarium. He lives in Ella Baker Coop with his pet fish and roomba.
Ann DesJarlais (she/her)
Ann was named full-time Director of Financial Services in July of 2021 and brings more than 35 years of business and tax accounting experience. Working as a team member is Ann’s philosophy bringing to front the best processes and procedures from all members of the organization. Analyzing and reviewing areas in finance to the benefit of the members of the organization will be a continual movement going forward. Bringing in outside resources to finding ways to bring in other sources of income while controlling costs will be a team effort. Outside the organization, Ann works on home improvement projects, cooking, playing flute and piano.
Mary Beuscher (she/her)
bio coming soon!
Shannon Hill (she/her)
Shannon is a current PhD Student studying space physics at the University of Michigan. She has lived in Escher House for the past two years and plans to stay during the rest of her graduate studies. Last year, Shannon joined the ICC Board of Representatives as a Board Rep from Escher. She spent a year as a member of the Finance Committee before becoming the VP for Finance in May 2021. Shannon values “cooperative transparency”, meaning that she strives to make all ICC financial information accessible and easy to understand. Her goal is to empower the ICC community to make positive and cooperative financial decisions. In her free time, Shannon enjoys singing with GradTones, the graduate school acapella group, and binge-watching Survivor.
Geoff Mayers (he/him)
Geoff is an alum of MichMinnie’s Cooperative, a former maintenance manager, board rep, and house president. He joined the ICC maintenance staff in 2005 and now serves as director. Geoff’s responsibilities include managing house renovations from large to small. Geoff trains and assists houses in maintaining and improving their homes by conducting skill training sessions and working with members to solve specific house issues. Geoff works with staff and contractors to address more technical projects and with city inspectors to ensure we stay up to housing code. Geoff is also responsible for the development of the ICC Maintenance website and its contents.
Andrew Moran (he/him)
Andrew got his start in maintenance work while living in the ICC from 2006-2010 at Nakamura and King Houses. From there, he worked for the University of Michigan Library as a facilities coordinator handling space planning, office moves, renovations, signage and special projects. Andrew is delighted to be back in the co-op system working on house improvement projects, preparing for housing inspections, addressing RFA’s, and assisting maintenance managers.