The Guam Contractors Association (GCA) is your “key” to the construction industry for building and civil construction contractors in Guam and the Pacific Rim. The Guam Contractor’s Association (GCA) is a non-profit corporation dedicated to promoting the common business interests of its member-contractors, subcontractors, material suppliers, equipment leasers and other businesses related to the construction industry here on Guam and Micronesia. Its objectives are to improve the prestige of the industry by stimulating interest among its members to provide quality workmanship and safety consciousness in all aspects of the industry. To disseminate to its members, vital information relative to the construction industry on Guam and to strive for the prosperity of the construction industry that would best serve our community.

It is GCA’s sole & prime purpose to represent the industry to Government, major clients and relevant stakeholders by advocating for the industry at all levels of government. Leveraging these relationships has resulted in successfully influencing changes in legislation and the development of programs that impact our members’ bottom line.

The Guam Contractors Association functions as a regional association of construction contractors, design-builders, construction program managers, maintenance contractors, suppliers of products and services to the engineering and construction industry. GCA is an affiliate chapter of the Associated Builders and Contractors Inc. (ABC) and members of the association participate in ABC national recognition programs like the Safety Training Evaluation Program (STEP), Excellence in Construction Awards, Accredited Quality Contractor, and National Excellence Award in Safety and others. GCA is also an Accredited Training Sponsor under the National Center for Construction Education and Research. Our Accredited Training Units includes the GCA Trades Academy in Guam, Northern Marianas Trades Institute in the CNMI and the Pohnpei State Government in the Federated States of Micronesia. GCA is recognized by the Naval Facilities Engineering Command Safety Office as the training provider for the EM385-1-1 40-hour Construction Safety Workshop for Contractors.

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News and Training

CQM-Construction Quality Management

This course is presented to allow contractors to meet Corps’ construction contract requirements for the training of contractor quality control personnel. Corps of Engineers Guide […]

27 Oct 2020

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  • DOL Issues Final Rule Increasing Federal Contractor Minimum Wage
    On Nov. 22, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division issued its final rule implementing President Biden’s Executive Order 14026, Increasing the Minimum Wage for Federal Contractors, which applies to all workers performing work on or in connection with covered federal contracts. The minimum wage will increase to $15 per hour beginning Jan, 30, […]
  • Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act Signed into Law
    On Nov. 15, President Biden signed H.R. 3684, the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, into law at the White House. The IIJA authorizes nearly $550 billion in new federal money for infrastructure projects, while renewing approximately $1.2 trillion for existing programs that were set to expire.
  • 6th Circuit to Hear Challenges to OSHA COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing Emergency Testing Standard
    On Nov. 16, via lottery, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit was chosen to hear challenges to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing Emergency Temporary Standard, which applies to employers with 100 or more employees. This development follows the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit’s Nov. […]
  • Updated COVID-19 Vaccination Guidance Issued for Federal Contractors
    The Safer Federal Workforce Task Force recently issued updated guidance on when covered contractor employees must be vaccinated, as well as new FAQS on vaccination and safety protocols and workplaces.

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GCA Staff

 

James Martinez
President
    Desiree Lizama
    Administrative Manager
      Elaine Gogue
      Accounting
        Francine Taitague
        Safety, Training, and Education Coordinator
          Trevor Cruz
          Membership Programs Coordinator

             

            GCA Board of Directors

             

            Bill Beery
            Chairman
              Mary Grace Jacot
              Vice Chairman
                John Sage
                Secretary/Treasurer
                  Peter Errett
                  Past Chairman
                    Don McCann
                    Contractor Director
                      Joe Roberto
                      Contractor Director
                        Lucia Wood
                        Contractor Director
                          Albert Smith
                          Contractor Director
                            Hunter Groom
                            Contractor Director
                              Mark Cruz
                              Associate Director
                                Jose Garcia
                                Associate Director
                                  Bill Bernardo
                                  Associate Director
                                    Camilo Lorenzo
                                    Associate Director