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 2014-2015 Board of Directors:

  • Garnet Dima, President - Model Builders
  • Guy Mickel, Executive VP - Boardwalk Properties
  • Jim Byron II, Past President - Byron Construction
  • 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

2015-2016 Scholarship Applications Available

For SSEABIA Members:

SSEABIA Members Scholarship


For Students going in the Building Trades:

Building Your Future



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


Continuing Education Classes

April 24 8:30 am to 12:30 pm at the SSEABIA Offices