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Sarpy County Nebraska - Jones appointed Sarpy County Treasurer 09 August 2022 ( news )
Sarpy County , state Nebraska ( By Press Release office)
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The Sarpy County Board of Commissioners today permanently appointed Trace Jones to the office of County Treasurer . The board unanimously passed a resolution appointing Jones for remainder of the current term of office , which ends in December 2022 .
Jones has served as interim Treasurer since April 2021 . Prior to his appointment , he was the county’s Veterans Service Officer .
“Trace’s experience managing multimillion dollar budgets and providing financial oversight for military operations ......makes him ideally suited to be the Sarpy County Treasurer , ” Sarpy County Board Chairman Don Kelly said . “In the time he’s been leading the Treasurer’s Office , we’ve seen his commitment to improving service , and we know the office is in good hands . ”
Jones served for 28 years in the United States Air Force , retiring as Command Chief Master Sergeant of the 100th Air Refueling Wing . While serving at Ramstein , Germany , Jones directed the planning and budgeting for communication and IT projects in excess of $24 million annually; conducted audits of military postal accounts to reconcile $36 million in annual transactions; and managed a $10 million annual budget .
Jones received his bachelor’s degree from Bellevue University and his master’s degree from the University of Oklahoma .
“I’m excited to continue running this office , ” Jones said . “We will be fiscally responsible and deliver great service . Sarpy taxpayers deserve a high functioning , efficient Treasurer’s Office , and that’s what we’re going to continue to give them . ”
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