Robert C. Gross, president of First Interstate Bank, has been appointed chairman of the State Job Training Coordinating Council by Gov. Mike Leavitt. He replaces Jack Klepinger, who will remain on the council, but asked to be replaced as chairman due to an expansion of his business.
The council oversees the Job Training Partnership Act programs and advises Leavitt on the coordination of all employment and job training programs.Gross has been chairman of the Wasatch Front Private Industry Council, chairman of the Policy and Oversight Committee of the state council and a member of the board of trustees of the National Alliance of Business' Western Region.
He is a member of the board of trustees of the Economic Development Corporation of Utah and is treasurer and an executive committee member of the Utah Opera Co.