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 2012-2013 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
  • Scott Pattison, Secretrary - Pattison Southeast Wholesale Supply
  • Andy Rauwolf, Builder Director - Tongass Construction
  • Kelley Roth, Builder Director - PK Builders
  • Wendy Miles, Associate Director - University of Alaska Southeast



2014 Membership Directory Advertising Opportunity

The 2014 Membership Directory will be published in time for the 2014 Trade Show in February. Now is the time to renew your membership listing and advertising.  If you haven't placed an ad before, please consider it this year.  With over 1000 copies printed and distributed around Southern Southeast Alaska, it is a great opportunity to get your business name out there. Call the office at 247-4903 for a form or for more information.




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

Events/Operations/Office Manager Wanted

Energetic, self-starter wanted for Event/Operations/Office Manager for SSEABIA. Strong computer, finanacial and office skills needed for this one-person busy office. Experience working with non-profit organizations, volunteers and knowledge of building industry preferred.  20-25 hours/week, $2200/mo salary (DOE) + commission, 2-week paid vacation, and travel.

Please email a cover letter and resume to ketchikanhba@hotmail.com before February 22, 2014

Office Manager Position Description


Code Committee

The City of Ketchikan is in the process of adopting 2012 Building Codes including mandating residential sprinkler systems. The Code Committee is working to bring attention to this issue and make sure SSEABIA's collective voice is heard at upcoming meetings.

Residential Sprinkler Letter

What's your opinion?