William A. Arseneau, director of the Utah Division of Surplus Property, becomes president effective Sept. 1 of the National Association of Agencies for Surplus Property.

He was elected at the association's recent convention in Salt Lake City and was awarded the group's Distinguished Service Award, an honor bestowed on the Utahn for the past two years.Other national officers elected: Don C. Marrero, Louisiana, vice president, and John E. Herbert, New Jersey, secretary-treasurer.