University Park, Pa. -- Joel Weidner, director of information systems for Penn State Auxiliary & Business Services, was elected as the board chair of the National Association of Campus Card Users (NACCU) at the association's annual meeting held on March 11 in Orlando.
Weidner has served on the NACCU board for three years and was recently re-elected to serve an additional three-year term. He served as the conference chair for the 2009 conference held in Orlando. Weidner has worked at Penn State for 26 and held various positions in the information technology field in Housing and Food Services and Auxiliary & Business Services.
The Penn State id+ Card program is a nationally recognized leader in the industry. Each day more than 700,000 transactions are performed with id+ cards across all Penn State campus locations. Penn State id+ cards are used every day on campus for a range of services, including dining, laundry, building door access, fitness center access and library services. The cards can also be used off campus for purchases at over 200 locations across the state. Each year more than $45 million in transactions are processed via the card system.
NACCU was formed in 1993 with a mission to provide its members with responsive, diversified, high quality card-related educational information and services. The organization has 497 school members and 70 corporate members. Penn State has been a member of the organization since 1995.