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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  • ABC’s December Regulatory Roundup—Learn About the Latest Developments Affecting the Construction Industry
    Throughout 2023, the Biden administration has pushed to roll back Trump-era initiatives and institute new, pro-union policies that challenge ABC members’ ability to win work. ABC continues to fight against these proposed rules and regulations affecting merit shop contractors and advocate for open competition and free enterprise. ABC’s Regulatory Roundup is updated on a regular […]
  • Reports: Zero Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Built Under NEVI Funding Program Favoring Unions
    Reports indicate that not a single electric vehicle charging station has been constructed with the $7.5 billion in federal investment available through the Federal Highway Administration’s National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Formula Program, threatening the Biden administration’s goal to build 500,000 EV chargers by 2030. The final rule implementing the NEVI Formula Program contained a number […]
  • FHWA Releases Final Rule on Greenhouse Gas Emissions
    On Nov. 22, the Federal Highway Administration released its Greenhouse Gas Performance Measure final rule. The final rule requires that state departments of transportation and metropolitan planning organizations—the state entities responsible for transportation infrastructure construction and maintenance—must measure and report GHG emissions associated with transportation. Further, state DOTs and MPOs must set targets for reducing […]
  • Utilize Resources and Trailing Indicators to Review and Improve Safety
    The key components of the STEP Safety Management System work synergistically to build an effective safety culture. Beyond responsibilities, resources and rules are imperative. All three “Rs” work together and missing just one sets a company up for potential failure. There is one additional “R” that affects the equation: relationships. Safety is all about relationships […]

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  • ABC: Construction Adds 2,000 Jobs in November, up 200,000 Year Over Year
    WASHINGTON, Dec. 8—The construction industry added 2,000 jobs on net in November, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of data released today by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. On a year-over-year basis, industry employment has increased by 200,000 jobs, an increase of 2.6%.   Nonresidential construction employment increased by 1,400 positions on […]
  • ABC: Georgia Is the No. 1 State for Construction
    WASHINGTON, Dec. 7—For the first time, Georgia was named the top state for construction in Associated Builders and Contractors’ annual Merit Shop Scorecard. The scorecard, released yearly since 2015, ranks all 50 states and the District of Columbia based on policies and programs that strengthen career pathways in construction, encourage workforce development and advocate for […]
  • ABC: Construction Job Openings Decrease by 4,000 in October, up 25,000 From October 2022
    WASHINGTON, Dec. 5—The construction industry had 423,000 job openings on the last day of October, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey. JOLTS defines a job opening as any unfilled position for which an employer is actively recruiting. Industry […]
  • ABC: Nonresidential Construction Spending Inches Higher in October, Up 20% Over the Past Year
    WASHINGTON, Dec. 1—National nonresidential construction spending increased 0.1% in October, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of data published today by the U.S. Census Bureau. On a seasonally adjusted annualized basis, nonresidential spending totaled $1.1 trillion. Spending was up on a monthly basis in 8 of the 16 nonresidential subcategories. Private nonresidential spending […]


GCA Staff


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


            GCA Board of Directors


            Joe Roberto
              Matthew Hunter
              Vice Chairman
                Kathleen David
                  Bill Beery
                  Past Chairman
                    Don McCann
                    Contractor Director
                      William Best
                      Contractor Director
                        AJ Perez
                        Contractor Director
                          Brian Holms
                          Contractor Director
                            Soraya Vongjalorn
                            Contractor Director
                              Mark Cruz
                              Associate Director
                                Camilo Lorenzo
                                Associate Director
                                  Jose Garcia
                                  Associate Director
                                    Geri Leon Guerrero
                                    Associate Director