Our Misson Statement

The Association of local contractors and related businesses recognized as the voice of the community, for the promotion of quality, education, professionalism and excellence in the building industry.


Our 2013-2014 Board of Directors:

  • Garnet Dima, President - Model Builders
  • Guy Mickel, Executive VP - Boardwalk Properties
  • Jim Byron II, Past President - Byron Construction
  • Chris Newbill, Associate VP - Ketchikan Title Agency, Inc
  • Vacant, Treasurer - 
  • Joe Odell, Secretrary - Madison Lumber and Hardware
  • Andy Rauwolf, Builder Director - Tongass Construction
  • John Matsuura, Builder Director - MatSu Alaska Construction
  • Chas Edwardson, Builder Director - Edwardson Enterprises
  • Don Loughman, Builder Director - Woodwright Construction



Designing & Maintaining Crawl Spaces in SE Alaska

The Cold Climate Housing Research Center in conjunction with Alaska Housing Finance Corp and the University of Alaska Southeast Associate Professor of Construction Technology Marquam George have released a video on crawl spaces in SE Alaska.  It will be airing in Ketchikan and around the region through August on the local CBS station each Saturday at 7:30am and 4:00pm and Sundays at 8:30am.  Check it out or check out this YouTube link

SSEABIA Offices Are Moving!

The SSEABIA Office Is Moving!


The SSEABIA office is moving from the Wells Fargo Building in downtown Ketchikan to the Plaza Mall at 2417 Tongass Avenue, Suite 213A.  We will be open in our new space on Thursday, August 14, 2014.

Our phone will be disconnected for the move, so if you need to reach our office please e-mail us at ketchikanhba@hotmail.com.

We look forward to re-opening in our new space!


Membership has its benefits!

I want to make sure you are aware of all the wonderful benefits associated with our National Association’s member advantage program. I have attached information here for your convenience or you can go to member advantage website at www.nahb.org/ma. Please be advised that the Budget and Avis programs are restricted in Alaska, but will work in the rest of the USA (including Hawaii).

AT&T Discount for Members

GCI Discount for Members