About Us

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.

Our Vision:

“A respected, valued, competent ethical community of professionals who set the standard of quality for building in Muskoka.”

Our Mission:

“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.”

Our Goals:

• To promote professionalism within our membership
• 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

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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:  Thomas Cowden (Cowden’s General Contracting Ltd.); 2nd Vice President: Dave Nodwell (Dave Nodwell Muskoka Contracting); Past President: Tracy Owen (The Drawing Board)

Directors:  Mike Archambault (Tamarack North Ltd.); Ron Brent (Brent Quarries); Kurt Browne (NorStar Exteriors); Kirsten Dale (Muskoka Glass & Garage Door);  Randy Hodges (Muskoka Window & Door Centre); Justin MacDougall (Butterwick Building Co. Ltd.);  Katy McGregor (Northern Disposal & Sanitation); Tim Smith (Set in Stone Muskoka Inc.)