J.D. Saunders, vice president of Economy Lumber, Campbell, Calif., has been elected president of the Lumber Association of California & Nevada for 2011. His father served in the same position in 2000. Saunders succeeds Laurie Vance, The Mill Yard, Arcata, Calif., who now will serve as past president. Richard McArthur, Ojai (Calif.) Lumber, moves into the first vice president slot, and Augie Venezia, Fairfax (Calif.) Lumber and Hardware, Fairfax, was elected second vice president. Bobby Senften of Friedman's Home Improvement, Santa Rosa, Calif., continues as treasurer. … Belgrade, Maine-based Hammond Lumber has purchased Pineland Lumber, a one-yard store located in Lewiston, Maine, about three miles away from one of Hammond's nine facilities. ... Golden State Lumbersigned a minimum three-year deal to supply Standard Pacific Homes with lumber, paneling, and engineered wood products. ... Hancock Lumber of Casco, Maine, named Peter Bernier as its midcoast general manager. ... Quitman Building Supply opened on Dec. 10 in Quitman, Miss. ... Barrons Lumber opened a new facility in Manassas, Va. ... William Cowling Jr., former owner of San Diego-based former Dixieline Lumber Co., now known as Dixieline ProBuild, died on Nov. 27 following a 12-year fight with Parkinson's Disease. He was 81 and is survived by his wife, two daughters, and five sons. ... Ainsworth has received certification under the Sustainable Forestry Initiative program at all three of its Canadian mill operations and has made all its products Chain of Custody certified under SFI and the Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification Schemes. ... US LBMnamed Doug Jones as the new president of its subsidiary, Edward Hines Lumber, when current president Gerry Wille retires on Jan. 31. ... Zeeland (Mich.) Lumber Holdingsacquired a former North Pacific facility in Wyoming, Mich., that will be converted into the new home for Zeeland's Hamilton Truss division. ... ABC Supply added 14 former Bradco Supply corporate office associates to its National Support Center staff. ABC purchased Bradco in June in a move that vaulted ABC to the top of the ProSales 100. … ProBuild closed 18 facilities along with the truss manufacturing lines at two other facilities in December. The company cited poor conditions in the construction business as the reason for the closures. ... SRS Acquisition Corp. purchased Acadian Roofing Supply, an independent roofing distribution company in Lafayette, La., and plans to merge it into its Southern Shingles line of stores serving Texas and Louisiana. ... Allied Building Products created three new executive positions that became effective on Jan. 1. Greg Bloom became chief sales and marketing officer, while John McLaughlin was named president of exterior products-eastern division and Jamie Kutzer was named president of exterior products-western division. … Lumber Liquidators appointed Robert M. Lynch to the position of president and chief operating officer. ... iLevel by Weyerhaeuser announced it will distribute its Versatex PVC trim and sheet line through its Charlotte, N.C., Richmond, Va., and Atlanta service centers. ...The Tapco Group has acquired SturdiBuild and its line of SturdiMount fiber cement mounts. ... Kevin Binam was named president and CEO of the Western Wood Products Association. Binam was chosen to fill the role by the lumber trade association's board of directors. He succeeds Michael O'Halloran, who will retire after the first of the year. … Jeld-Wen recently had three of its product lines labeled "Green Approved" by the National Association of Home Builders. ... Atrium Cos. announced the appointment ofCary Baetz as the company's senior vice president and chief financial officer. Baetz replaces Wayne C. Terry, who has left the company to pursue other opportunities. … Premier Building Systems announced it will consolidate its manufacturing operations with that of its parent company, Insulfoam. ... Potlatch Corp.'s board of directors has voted to transfer its stock exchange listing from The New York Stock Exchange to The NASDAQ Global Select Market. … Owens Corning promoted Chuck Dana as group president of its building materials division and moved Arnaud Genis into the position of group president of composites. … Professional color standards authority Pantone designated its 18-2120 Honeysuckle color, "a vibrant, energetic hue," as the color of the year for 2011. ... ProSales added two new staff members: product editor Evelyn Royer and associate editor/project manager Brendan Rimetz.