On August 27, 1950 the first convention of the Mason Contractors Association of America was held in Sun Porch of the Grand Hotel, Mackinac Island, Mich. Pictured around the table (left to right) are: Norman Bourchard, Gregor Pichler, William Ouweneel, William Picco, George Hill, John Taheny, Joseph Cachey, Dominic Manprisio, Jack Downs, Carl Yantz, Marshall Harrison, Harry Cohen, John Hawkes, Floyd Elliott, Bob McKean, R.R. “Bob” Sneed and Bob Fulcher. Not pictured are: Evan L. Harris, Fred Steinhoff, Fred Slather and George Miller.



he Mason Contractors Association of America (MCAA) is the national trade association representing mason contractors. The MCAA is committed to preserving and promoting the masonry industry by providing continuing education, advocating fair codes and standards, fostering a safe work environment, recruiting future manpower, and marketing the benefits of masonry materials.

Since 1950, the MCAA has educated, trained, and represented the mason contractor. The MCAA promotes the use of masonry, recruits and assists in training of the industry’s workforce, impacts federal legislative and standard issues affecting contractors, and provides educational programs for the key employees of member firms. Through strong programs, publications, and services, the MCAA promotes the interests of its members. By promoting the use of masonry, influencing reasonable codes and standards, workforce development and public affairs, the association actively advances the use of masonry. Help us build a strong and successful masonry industry for you and your company. Call 800-536-2225 or visit for more information.


That we, engaged in the Masonry Construction Industry and being desirous of associating ourselves together in order to promote and encourage greater cooperation between employers and employees, to promote the general welfare of all, to protect and advance our industry, to promote and encourage a better understanding, friendship and closer relationship among ourselves and our employees, to encourage and aid in the education of apprentices in our industry, to the end that conditions in our industry become stabilized and made more uniform in practice, thereby creating greater effectiveness in the industry, do now adopt, declare and establish this Constitution for our said organization and as declaratory of its purpose.

View the MCAA Constitution MCAA CODE OF ETHICS Endeavor to develop and maintain within the masonry industry, a high appreciation of the objectives and responsibilities of the Mason Contractors Association of America.

View the MCAA Code of Ethics MCAA CONFLICT OF INTEREST POLICY The Mason Contractors Association of America has created the following statement of policy that applies to each director, member of a Board Committee, and employee of Mason Contractors Association of America.

View the MCAA Conflict of Interest Policy MCAA DOCUMENT RETENTION POLICY The Mason Contractors Association of America has adopted the following record retention policy for the systematic retention and destruction of documents based on statutory or regulatory record-keeping requirements and practical business needs.

MCAA WHISTLEBLOWER POLICY The purpose of this policy is to provide all Mason Contractors Association of America Board members, committee members and staff with guidelines for the reporting of unethical or illegal behavior by MCAA Board members, committee members, or staff.