J. B. Earl has been elected president of the Construction Industry Research Board. Earl is president of O. K. Earl Corp., Pasadena.
He succeeds Jack Oechsel,who will continue to serve as a board member.
Roger Werbel was elected first vice president. Werbel is also president of the California Building Industry Assn.
Other board members are: Greg Antonovich, John Clarke, James Halverson, Jack McCormick and William Schmidt.