The board of directors of Patrick Lumber Co., announced that Patrick Burns was recently elected president of the company. Burns has spent his entire career at Patrick Lumber, beginning in 1982. He succeeds Dave Halsey, president since 2014.
Halsey has been named chief strategic officer and will continue trading lumber for the company.
Patrick Lumber Co., came to the Philomath area early this year when it acquired a portion of Mary's River Lumber Co., and established an operation processing high-grade Douglas fir and Hemlock lumber.