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Jane Rasplicka Named Space Foundation Vice President – Finance & Accounting

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (March 2, 2016) – The Space Foundation has promoted Jane Rasplicka to vice president – finance & accounting, from her previous position as controller, effective immediately.

In this position, Rasplicka is responsible for managing a variety of financial aspects for the Space Foundation, including maintenance of financial records based on Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, purchasing and inventory, payroll, accounts payable and accounts receivable, banking, financial analysis and audit. Since joining the Space Foundation in 1991, Jane’s responsibilities have also included budget generation and adherence, financial reporting and compliance to accounting policies and procedures. Prior to joining the Space Foundation, Jane worked in public accounting as a tax accountant. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from Texas A&M University, Corpus Christi, and successfully earned her CPA certification.

As a vice president, Rasplicka is now a member of the Space Foundation’s leadership team. See the complete leadership team here.

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