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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NAVFAC Industry Engagement Opportunities

Naval Facilities Engineering Command announces the Marianas Workload Projection Multiple Order/Multiple Award Contract Actions and Single Task Order/Stand-Alone Contract Actions for FY20 Qtr1. NFM Workload […]

23 Dec 2019

RSS ABC Newslne

  • OSHA Issues FAQs on N95 Respirator Effectiveness Against Coronavirus
    On Oct. 19, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration published a set of Frequently Asked Questions on the effectiveness of N95 respirators against coronavirus exposure as part of the agency’s COVID-19 FAQs page.
  • SBA and Treasury Announce Simpler PPP Forgiveness for Loans of $50,000 or Less
    On Oct. 8, the U.S. Small Business Administration, in consultation with the Treasury Department,  released a simpler loan forgiveness application for Paycheck Protection Program loans of $50,000 or less. This action streamlines the PPP forgiveness process to provide financial and administrative relief to America’s smallest businesses while also ensuring sound stewardship of taxpayer dollars.
  • ABC Members Can Connect Veterans With Construction Apprenticeships Through the DOL VETS Program
    Earlier this year, the U.S. Department of Labor Veterans’ Employment and Training Service announced an Apprenticeship Pilot Program that will identify, track and increase the number of transitioning service members and their spouses hired into registered apprenticeship programs prior to separation from the military. The pilot will run from 2020 through early 2021 and will […]
  • Hourigan Earns AQC Credential
    Hourigan of Richmond, Virginia, a member of ABC’s Virginia Chapter, has been awarded Accredited Quality Contractor status by ABC. The AQC program recognizes and honors construction firms that document their commitment to excellence in five key areas of corporate responsibility: quality, safety, craft and management education, talent management and diversity and community relations.

RSS ABC News Releases

  • ABC’s Free Enterprise Alliance Announces Million-dollar Issue Advocacy Ad Buy
    WASHINGTON, Oct. 21—Associated Builders and Contractors’ Free Enterprise Alliance, which educates elected officials and the public about the importance of fair and open competition, today announced it has made a million dollar issue advocacy ad buy in 25 states nationwide. The advocacy campaign, which includes digital ads and mailers, will educate constituents on the dangers […]
  • Monthly Construction Input Prices Rise in September, Says ABC
    WASHINGTON, Oct. 14—Construction input prices increased 1.6% in September compared to the previous month, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of Producer Price Index data released today by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Nonresidential construction input prices rose 1.4% for the month.
  • ABC’s Construction Backlog Slips in September; Contractors Remain Optimistic
    WASHINGTON, Oct. 13—Associated Builders and Contractors reported today that its Construction Backlog Indicator fell to 7.5 months in September, a decline of 0.5 months from August’s reading, according to an ABC member survey conducted Sept. 20-Oct. 6. Backlog is 1.5 months lower than in September 2019.
  • Majority of Contractors Fear Long-term Business Implications of COVID-19, According to Construction Executive Survey
    WASHINGTON, Oct. 8—More than 85% of contractors have been negatively impacted by COVID-19, according to the results of an August reader survey conducted by Construction Executive magazine, which is published by Associated Builders and Contractors. Supply chain disruptions, prolonged municipal permitting processes and delayed inspections due to office closures are all factors contributing to the […]

 

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

             

            Peter Errett
            Chairman
              Bill Beery
              Vice Chairman
                Mary Grace Jacot
                Secretary/Treasurer
                  Jessica Barrett
                  Past Chairman
                    Don McCann
                    Contractor Director
                      Harold Cullick
                      Contractor Director
                        Lucia Wood
                        Contractor Director
                          Kevin Kruger
                          Contractor Director
                            Shoja Rezvani
                            Contractor Director
                              Mark Cruz
                              Associate Director
                                Jose Garcia
                                Associate Director
                                  Patty Lizama
                                  Associate Director
                                    Camilo Lorenzo
                                    Associate Director
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