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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  • Reminder: Upload OSHA 300A Form by March 2
    Upload your OSHA 300A electronically by March 2 if your NAICS code begins with 23 and have 20 or more employees in an establishment. New additional requirements for 2024, if your NACIS code begins with 2381 and you have 100 or more employees in an establishment, you will also have to upload your OSHA 300 […]
  • NLRB Joint Employer Final Rule Goes Into Effect on Feb. 26
    The National Labor Relations Board’s joint employer rule will go into effect on Feb. 26. The new standard, opposed by ABC, will only be applied to cases filed after the rule becomes effective. The NLRB’s joint employer final rule will disrupt long-established, efficient operational processes followed by construction service providers that work together to build […]
  • Survey Deadline Extension: ABC Needs Your Input on DOL’s Apprenticeship Overhaul by Feb. 22
    ABC is conducting an important survey of contractor members and chapter staff to gauge opinions on the U.S Department of Labor’s controversial proposed rule, which significantly overhauls regulations for government-registered apprenticeship programs. Ensuring as many members and chapters as possible respond to this survey will be vital so ABC can provide effective, informed comments that […]
  • ABC, Coalition Call for Congress To Rein In NLRB
    On Feb. 6, 2024, ABC and the Coalition for a Democratic Workplace sent a letter to two congressional committees urging them to use their oversight authority to rein in the National Labor Relations Board and its general counsel for creating significant tension between federal antidiscrimination law and federal labor law. The letter was sent in […]

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  • ABC: Monthly Construction Input Prices Surge 1% in January
    WASHINGTON, Feb. 16—Construction input prices increased 1.0% in January compared to the previous month, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Producer Price Index data released today. Nonresidential construction input prices increased 0.9% for the month. Overall construction input prices are 0.4% higher than a year ago, […]
  • ABC’s Construction Backlog Indicator Slips in January, Contractors Remain Confident
    WASHINGTON, Feb. 13—Associated Builders and Contractors reported today that its Construction Backlog Indicator declined to 8.4 months in January, according to an ABC member survey conducted from Jan. 22 to Feb. 4. The reading is down 0.6 months from January 2023. View the full Construction Backlog Indicator and Construction Confidence Index data series. Backlog increased […]
  • ABC Unveils AI Resource Guide for Contractors
    WASHINGTON, Feb. 12—Associated Builders and Contractors today announced it has released an artificial intelligence technology guide for the construction community, which includes definitions, construction use cases and considerations. The purpose of the guide is to provide a level of knowledge to ensure contractors can be active participants in the construction AI conversation. “ABC helps members […]
  • ABC: Half of State Construction Unemployment Rates Down in December 2023 From a Year Prior
    WASHINGTON, Feb. 5—The not seasonally adjusted national construction unemployment rate at 4.4% was unchanged in December 2023 from the previous year, according to a state-by-state analysis of U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data released today by Associated Builders and Contractors. The analysis also found that 25 states had lower unemployment rates over the same period, […]

 

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

             

            Joe Roberto
            Chairman
              Matthew Hunter
              Vice Chairman
                Kathleen David
                Secretary/Treasurer
                  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