Contractors Association of Truckee Tahoe honors individuals and projects

Special to the Sun
CATT members show off recent awards.
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TAHOE/TRUCKEE, Calif. — The Contractors Association of Truckee Tahoe recently announced the winners of the 2013 CATT Annual Awards Competition.

The winners were nominated by fellow members for superior craftsmanship, excellent customer service, innovative design, devotion to CATT and community, or other outstanding characteristics.

Forty nominations were made in six “individual achievement” categories, and those winners were chosen by CATT members.

Sixteen nominations were made in five “project” categories and a three-person panel of independent judges from Reno, Nev. and the Sacramento area selected the project winners.


Public Works Project of the Year, L+P DesignWorks, Gene Upshaw Memorial Tahoe Forest Cancer Center

Sustainable Building Methods Project of the Year, Heller Construction, Timber Ridge, Truckee

Commercial Project of the Year, Mt. Lincoln Construction, Tahoe Donner Lodge Expansion

Residential Remodel Project of the Year, Elise Fett & Associates, Crystal Bay

Residential Project of the Year, Mt. Lincoln Construction, Sugar Bowl


New Member of the Year, Gordon Cross, Lake Tahoe Designs

Volunteer of the Year, Aaron Griggs, Griggs Custom Homes

Professional of the Year, Marylee Glace, The Office BOSS

Supplier/Vendor of the Year, Ryan Swenson, Simpson Strong-Tie

Sub-Contractor of the Year, Gary Crosswhite, Meridian Concrete

Builder of the Year, Paul Griggs, Griggs Custom Homes

CATT is a nonprofit trade association representing the broad spectrum of design and building professionals and related suppliers in the greater Truckee/North Tahoe region. CATT was established in 1998 and has 337 member companies. For more information contact CATT Executive Director Pat Davison at 530-550-9999 or

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