Meet Your NACCU Volunteers: Melissa Neidigh
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: Melissa Neidigh
School: University of Montana, Missoula, MT
Professional Role: Associate Director of Operations - UM Housing
Volunteer Role: NACCU Board Member and Treasurer
What is your role at your institution?
I oversee human resources, operations, technology, and training for full-time staff in both UM Housing and the Griz Card Center. I am co-chair of the Griz Welcome Committee, and site on the DiverseU Planning Committee, and the Diversity Advisory Council.
Where was the first NACCU conference you attended?
Las Vegas in 2008 (RIP Riviera).
What is your favo(u)rite thing about volunteering with your NACCU committee?
Learning about the stock market, investments, and the economy, and the effect they have on the association at our quarterly investment meetings.
What show are you binge-watching right now?
This Is Us, and I am trying to patiently wait for the next season of The Crown.
What is your go-to coffee / tea order?
Recently a Double Americano with cream and a dash of cinnamon.
What is your favo(u)rite memory from your own student days?
Studying abroad in Vietnam with a small group of students, and traveling from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City over the summer by minivan.
What is one thing that would surprise people about you?
I once decided to spend my spring break in the arctic tundra of Kalskag, Alaska.
What is your new year's resolution for 2019?
Instead of resolutions I pick a word of intention, and my word of intention for 2019 is 'resilience'.