Chuck Bankston, owner of Bankston Lumber in Barnesville, Ga., (pictured at right) has become the chairman of the National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association for 2012-2013. Other senior officers are chair-elect Chris Yenrick of Smith-Phillips Building Supply, Winston-Salem, N.C.; first vice chair J.D. Saunders of Economy Lumber, Campbell, Calif.; second vice chair Scott Yates of Colorado’s Denver Lumber; and treasurer Linda Nussbaum of Kleet Lumber, Huntington, N.Y. Bankston succeeds Cally Coleman Fromme of Zarsky Lumber, Victoria, Texas. ... The West Coast Lumber & Building Material Association elected Augie Venezia of Fairfax Lumber & Hardware as its president for 2013. Mark Ganahl of Ganahl Lumber will serve as first vice president, Sean Fogarty of Osborne Lumber will be second vice president, and Bobby Senften of Friedman’s Home Improvement will serve as treasurer. All are based in California. … Goldsboro (N.C.) Builders Supply acquired Morehead Builders Supply of Morehead City, N.C., earlier this year. … Dubuque, Iowa-based Spahn & Rose bought the former Barker Lumber site in Byron, Ill., and plans to reopen the yard by December. … TW Perry hired Jackie Browning to serve as a regional business development officer in the dealer’s newly expanded Baltimore facility. Browning owned the Window and Door Planning Center in Baltimore for 25 years. … Among the facility openings reported in the past month were Building Solutions in Oklahoma City; Shoreline Lumber in Englewood, Fla.; Deering Lumber in Springvale, Maine, following its acquisition earlier this year of New England Building Materials (formerly Lavalley Lumber) in Sanford and Springvale; and Parr Lumber in Tukwila, Wash., and Aloha, Ore. In addition, 84 Lumber opened a new store and a kitchen and bath design center in Bridgeville, Pa., replacing a previously shuttered yard in the area., while Carter Lumber revamped its facility in Robinson, Ill. ... There were closures reported involving Builders Supply in Gearhart and Astoria, Ore.; Reeb Millwork in the Seattle area; and McCarty Lumber in Muncie, Ind. … Lamson Lumber, Hudson, Mass., celebrated 125 years in business Oct. 12. The company was founded as an ice-making business and began selling building materials in the second half of the 20th century. … L&W Supply closed three branches in August and nine in September. Meanwhile, ProBuild decided to exit the Pittsburgh and Morgantown, W.Va., markets. … The Southern Forest Products Association announced Steve Conwell has become president of the Kenner, La.-based association. … Metabo hired Jere Geib Jr. as its new marketing manager. … Illinois Tool Works said E. Scott Santi, vice chairman, has been promoted to president and chief operating officer. Grady Mulbery was promoted to vice president of manufacturing at Roseburg Forest Products. … Andersen Corp., maker of Andersen windows and doors, announced that company president and CEO Jay Lund was named chairman of the board. He will succeed Jim Humphrey, who will retire from the board next February. … Boral promoted Jason Quenzer to regional sales manager for the company’s TruExterior Trim product line in the northeast United States. … Hyde Tools named Patrick Spinelli as plant manager. ... Gary Robinette of Ply Gem was named to the Xavier (Ohio) University Board of Trustees.