Meet Your NACCU Volunteers
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: Jennifer Rocke
School: Georgia Institute of Technology
Volunteer Role: NACCU Engagement Committee
What is your role at your institution?
I am the Service Manager for BuzzCard. I manage the BuzzCard Center and Program Operations within my department for Georgia Institute of Technology (GA Tech).
Where was the first NACCU conference you attended?
My first NACCU conference was to be the 2020 Austin conference, and although it was not in person, I participated in the Mentor Program, which was a very rewarding experience.
What is your favo(u)rite thing about volunteering with your NACCU committee?
My favorite thing is I believe what we are doing is impactful to our industry and it's a great opportunity to get different perspectives from other college and university representatives.
What show are you binge-watching right now?
I am currently binge-watching two shows: Blood and Water, and Last Tango in Halifax.
What is your go-to coffee / tea order?
My go-to order is coffee with brown sugar and cream.
What is your favo(u)rite memory from when you were a student?
My favorite memories are the friendships that I developed and still maintain over the years.
What is one thing that would surprise people about you?
I create handmade "mixed media" boxes. I started giving them as gifts to friends and family who have encouraged me to make them available on Etsy. I might consider this, but the joy for me is just creating them as I am inspired. I am not good with deadlines :)
Do you think you could live without your smartphone (or other technology item) for 24 hours??
Yes, I could do this. I grew up during the pre-smartphone and web-based services time, so it might be a bit easier for me to accomplish than others.