PITTSBURGH -- Members re-elected Pembroke “Pem” Jenkins of Turn Bull Lumber Co, Inc., Elizabethtown, N.C., President of the Hardwood Manufacturers Association at their National Conference and Expo in Charleston, South Carolina, March 14. Other HMA officers for 2011 are First Vice President: Jack Shannon, J. T. Shannon Lumber Co., Memphis, Tenn.; Second Vice President; Skipper Beal, Beal Lumber Co. Inc., Little Mountain, S.C. and Executive Vice President: Linda Jovanovich, HMA, Pittsburgh, PA. Members also elected HMA Directors at the National Conference. They are: Richard Wilkerson, Anderson-Tully Company, Vicksburg, Miss.; Mike McQueen, Anthony Timberlands, Inc., Beirne, Ark.; Tommy Battle, Battle Lumber Company, Inc., Wadley, Ga.; Jeff Edwards, Edwards Wood Products, Inc., Marshville, N.C.; Butch Morgan, Louisiana Hardwood Products, LLC, Morrow, La. and Nordeck Thompson, Thompson Appalachian Hardwoods, Inc., Huntland, Tenn. HMA Directors also elected members to the Executive Committee. In addition to the officers, they are: Bob Miller, Frank Miller Lumber Company, Inc., Union City, Ind.; Richard Wilkerson, Anderson-Tully Company, Vicksburg, Miss.; Tommy Battle, Battle Lumber Co., Inc., Wadley, Ga.; Rhonda Kendrick, Kendrick Forest Products, Inc., Edgewood, Iowa and Terry Brennan of Baillie Lumber Co., Hamburg, N.Y.

The Hardwood Manufacturers Association is a national trade organization with membership limited to U.S. hardwood lumber producers and processors. HMA conducts a nationwide program to educate consumers about the lasting value of American hardwood furniture, flooring, cabinetry and millwork.

SOURCE: Hardwood Manufacturers Assn.

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