Jack Stauffer, who has been in Salt Lake City for 51/2 years as director of marketing and sales for Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad, will leave April 1 for Houston, Texas, to become director of regional sales for Southern Pacific Transportation Co.

The move was prompted by the consolidation of Rio Grande with Southern Pacific Railroad, forming Southern Pacific Transportation Co. Steven Wait will be director of regional sales in Salt Lake City for the consolidated company.Stauffer has been serving on the board of governors of the Salt Lake Area Chamber of Commerce.