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Stevens New Director of Communications and Public Outreach for Space Foundation

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 23, 2009) — Janet P. Stevens, APR, has joined the Space Foundation as director – communications and public outreach. The Space Foundation is an international nonprofit organization that advances space-related endeavors to inspire, enable and propel humanity. Stevens is responsible for supporting the Space Foundation’s mission through relationships with targeted constituent groups, including the media.

Stevens, a 30-year public relations professional, most recently was senior vice president – public relations for Idearc, Inc., provider of Superpages.comTM and publisher of Verizon Yellow Pages. Prior to that, Stevens held multiple public relations, communications and advertising positions with GTE and Verizon. She also served in quality management for Fidelity Investments, a role that grew out of her leadership in GTE Directory’s 1994 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award.

Stevens holds a bachelor’s degree in mass communications from the University of South Florida, Tampa, Fla., and is accredited by the Public Relations Society of America. She is based at Space Foundation headquarters in Colorado Springs, Colo.

About the Space Foundation
Founded in 1983, the Space Foundation is a leader in space awareness activities, major industry events, and educational enterprises that bring space into the classroom. It conducts research and analysis and government affairs activities from its Washington, D.C., office and has field representatives in Houston, Texas, and Cape Canaveral, Fla. Along with partnering organizations, the Space Foundation conducts three major symposia on space issues each year: the 25th National Space Symposium will be held March 30 – April 2, 2009, in Colorado Springs; Space Business Forum: New York will be held on June 4, 2009, in New York, N.Y., and Strategic Space and Defense 2009 will be held Oct. 6 – 8, 2009, in Omaha, Neb. For more information, visit