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  • Workforce Investment Board welcomes new members

    Mar 24, 2015 | Read More News
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    The Pima County Workforce Investment Board welcomed two new members at its February meeting.

    Molly GilbertMolly Gilbert joins as director of university andChris Kaselemis community engagement at Tech Parks Arizona, part of Tech Launch Arizona, the University of Arizona unit dedicated to the commercialization of research. Gilbert worked for seven years in the UA’s Office of Economic Development. She also has consulted with tech parks in Nebraska and New Mexico on their operations, management and strategic planning.

    Gilbert fills a board vacancy left by Zara Larsen, who moved out of the country.

    Also joining the board in February was Chris Kaselemis, the program director for economic initiatives in the City Manager’s Office for the city of Tucson. He has worked for the city for almost 30 years, starting as a management analyst in the city’s Budget and Research Department. Kaselemis replaces Regina Romero, who represents Ward 1 on the Tucson City Council.
     
    The Pima County Workforce Investment Board is appointed by the Pima County Board of Supervisors to provide recommendations on local workforce policy and oversight of the Pima County One-Stop Career Center. The board includes representatives of local businesses, nonprofits and educational institutions. One-Stop works with employers in local growth, high-demand industry occupations to address their current and future workforce needs.