About North Bay Building Trades

Building Stronger Communities

Who We Are

The North Bay Building Trades is a leading organization representing the interests of the men and women who work in the construction trades across the North Bay region: Sonoma County, Marin County, Lake County & Mendocino County. With a history spanning over decades, we have grown to become a trusted voice in the industry.

Our organization is composed of a diverse group of trade unions, workers, contractors, and professionals who are dedicated to fostering collaboration, innovation, and safety in the construction sector.

Our Values

  • Excellence

    We are committed to upholding the highest standards of excellence in the construction industry. We believe that quality workmanship and continuous improvement are essential for the success of every project.

  • Inclusivity & Community

    We embrace diversity as a cornerstone of our organization. We actively seek to create a more inclusive industry by promoting equal opportunities and celebrating the unique contributions of all individuals in our community.

    We believe in giving back to the communities we serve. Whether through apprenticeship programs, charitable initiatives, or local partnerships, we are dedicated to making a positive impact beyond the job site.

  • Safety

    Safety is non-negotiable. We prioritize the well-being of our members, workers, and the public by advocating for and implementing rigorous safety standards on construction sites.

Our Mission

At the North Bay Building Trades, our mission is simple: to build stronger communities and empower individuals by promoting excellence and diversity in the construction industry. We believe that well-trained, skilled workers are the foundation of any successful community, and we are committed to creating opportunities for both our members and the communities we serve here in Northern California.

Our affiliates




Individual Members



Over 100 Years

Building the North Bay

What We Do

  • Advocacy

    We represent the interests of our members and the construction industry at large, advocating for policies that promote growth, fairness, and safety.

  • Training and Education

    We invest in the development of our workforce by offering training programs, apprenticeships, and educational resources to help individuals advance in their careers.

  • Collaboration

    We foster collaboration between labor, management, and other stakeholders in the industry to drive innovation and create opportunities for all.

  • Safety Initiatives

    We lead efforts to improve safety standards and practices in the construction trades, ensuring that workers return home safely each day.



  • President – John Medina – Sprinkler Fitters Local 483
  • Vice President – John McEntagart – IBEW Local 551
  • Recording Secretary – Keith Dias – Sheet Metal Workers 104
  • Sergeants at Arms – Mike Pickens – Operating Engineers Local 3
  • Secretary/Treasurer – Michael Allen


  • Frank Reardon – Plumbers UA Local 38
  • Dominic Lucero – Local Lodge 549
  • Chris Knerr – Plasterers & Masons Local 300


  • Colin Johnson – BAC Local 3-CA
  • Mike Yates – Teamsters Local 665

Proud Member Of

North Bay Labor Council, AFL-CIO

State Building Trades

NA Building Trades Unions

Join Us

Whether you’re a construction professional looking to enhance your skills, a contractor seeking skilled workers, or a community member interested in our initiatives, we invite you to join us in our mission to build a brighter future for the North Bay region.