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Mark Ganahl of Anaheim-based Ganahl Lumber Co. has been elected president of the West Coast Lumber & Building Material Association for 2014.

Ganahl is vice president at family-owned Ganahl Lumber and serves as general manager of the company’s Anaheim operations. His father, Peter, the company’s president, served as the association’s president in 1982.

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The regional association has about 470 member firms throughout California. The companies combine for about 55,000 employees in the state.

Ganahl Lumber has about 600 employees. It operates nine home-improvement stores, including seven in Orange County.

Ganahl Lumber, founded in 1884, received the “longevity award” at the 2010 Family-Owned Business Awards hosted by the Business Journal and California State University, Fullerton’s Center for Family Business.