Meet Your NACCU Volunteers: Dave Halbach
This is the latest installment of the NACCU series highlighting our association volunteers. NACCU provides programs and services to our members, many which would not be possible without the dedication and commitment of our volunteer leaders. Volunteers, whether they are a committee member, a Board member, or an onsite volunteer at a conference, are all important in making NACCU volunteer-driven programs an exceptional experience for our card industry peers.
Campus Card Information:
Name: David Halbach
School: University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, Whitewater, WI
Professional Role: Assistant Director, James R. Connor University Center
Volunteer Role: Chair, Corporate Relations Committee
What is your role at your institution?
My responsibilities include the Campus Card Office (ID production, card system management, meal plan/stored values accounts management, etc.), campus-wide event ticketing, and student center computer support (includes office staff, meeting rooms, kiosks, POS system, etc.).
Where was the first NACCU conference you attended?
2011 conference in Baltimore, I think.
What is your favo(u)rite thing about volunteering with your NACCU committee?
I like meeting other university card office-related staff from across the country and learning the many ways campus card systems are utilized to help students.
What show are you binge-watching right now?
None. I have never gotten into binge-watching.
What is your go-to coffee / tea order?
Dark roast coffee.
What is your favo(u)rite memory from your own student days?
1. Meeting my wife; and,
2. Being part of a small group of students(12) who started the tradition of running/relaying a basketball from our campus to our arch-rival's campus, 90 miles away in February, for the basketball team to use in their final pre-game warm-up drill.
What is one thing that would surprise people about you?
I like to sing in a choir.
What is your favorite Thanksgiving food?
1. Stuffing; and,
2. Other times of the year it is "see-food".