Background and Core Values
The Muskoka Builders Association was formed in 1987 to unite Builders, Suppliers, Trade Contractors and Service Professionals who are devoted to professionalism in the building industry.
We are guided by the following core values:
Integrity: Our members are reliable, accountable and trustworthy.
Community: We believe in working together with our peers and competitors for mutual improvement and benefit.
Leadership: We assume responsibility for continually enhancing the public image and reputation of the building industry we represent.
Knowledge: We believe in ongoing professional development, education and training.
“A respected, valued, competent ethical community of professionals who set the standard of quality for building in Muskoka.”
“To continuously support our members by providing timely, relevant education, training, and information driven by their needs and in response to concerns. We inspire a collaborative culture for business ethics, enhancing the effectiveness and success of the building industry in Muskoka.”
• To promote professionalism of our members
• To build consumer awareness and public trust
• To host networking education and training opportunities
• To become the builder of choice for Muskoka families and businesses
• To provide guidance and advice to government before they enact policies and regulations that affect the growth of the building industry
Board of Directors
The Muskoka Builders’ Association Board of Directors are volunteers from our Member Companies, who meet on a monthly basis to oversee the operations and activities of the Association. The Association also employs an Executive Officer, who is responsible for the day-to-day activities of the Association.
President: Michael Kingsbury (Court Crafters Inc.); 1st Vice President: Bill Van Ryn (C.C. Tatham & Associates); 2nd Vice President: Katy McGregor (Northern Disposal and Sanitation); Past President: Tracy Owen (The Drawing Board)
Directors: Kirsten Both (Muskoka Glass & Garage Door); Ron Brent (Brent Quarries); Thomas Cowden (Cowdens General Contracting Ltd.); Randy Hodges (Muskoka Window & Door Centre); Justin McDougall (Butterwick Building Co. Ltd.); Dave Nodwell (Dave Nodwell Muskoka Contracting); Josh Pearcey (Brian Hoar Inc.); Tim Smith (Set in Stone Stonemasonry)