Submitted to KNCO- Stewart Knox, 46, of Vina, has been appointed executive director of the Employment Training Panel. Knox has been director at the Nevada County Health and Human Services Agency since 2014. He was executive director at the Northern Rural Training and Employment Consortium from 2008 to 2013, at the North Central Counties Consortium from 2006 to 2008, at the Verdugo Workforce Investment Board from 2004 to 2005 and for Yuba Community College and Colusa County Workforce Development from 1997 to 2004. This position does not require Senate confirmation and the compensation is $136,500. Knox is a Republican.