Simonton Names New President Window and door manufacturer Simonton Windows has named Rick E.Keup as president, effective October 1, replacing John Brunett who was promoted to a corporate position at the company's parent company, SBR. Keup has worked for Simonton since 2002 and previously held president positions at watering products company L.R. Nelson Corp.and Ames/True Temper Corp.

Simonton ( is based in Parkersburg, W.V.

MSLBMDA Appoints New Officers The Mountain States Lumber & Building Material Dealers Association unveiled its 2004 officers and directors during its fall conference in Phoenix.

Newly elected president John Lindsey of Glenwood Springs, Colo.–based Big John's Lumber Co. replaces outgoing president George Harley. Other officers include:

Joe Martin, president elect and director at large; Zentz Lumber, Billings, Mont.

George Harley, director for New Mexico; JC Baldridge Lumber Co., Albuquerque, N.M.

Ed Botkin, secretary and associate director; Mountain West Wholesale, Salt Lake City

Doug Cunningham, treasurer and associate director; Boise, Denver

Walter Foxworth, national director and director of Arizona; Foxworth-Galbraith Lumber, Dallas.

Based in Centennial, Colo., MSLBMDA ( serves dealer-members in Colorado, Arizona, New Mexico, Utah, Wyoming, and Southeast Idaho. New members are appointed each fall and voted in by the membership.