FNNBOA is a national nonprofit organization. It represents those individuals who provide residential, commercial and institutional construction and renovation technical services (i.e., plans review, inspections, recommending repairs, technical advocacy and advisory role) for buildings located in First Nation/Aboriginal communities. There are approximately 250 to 300 employed in this sector. This a one page document summarizes FNNBOA and it’s role in the community - FNNBOA in Brief (PDF - version français)
In this changing world, both personal development and learning must be ongoing, lifelong process. It is most important to anyone involved in First Nation Housing to learn specific content material given the rapidly changing evolution of construction techniques/materials and funding options. In addition to gaining skills and knowledge there is a need to increase the development of partnerships which will enhance learning opportunities and create forums which will lead to improvements in FN Housing conditions. FNNBOA in partnership with Educational Institutes, Federal Funding Agencies, FN Technical Service providers is seeking First Nations Inspectors, service providers and corporate sponsors to be come members of the organization.
Still not sure? Find out more on why you should become a member! (PDF)
Need more reasons?
FNNBOA offers new members:
- The Canadian Wood Frame Construction book
- Renovators and Builders Technical Guide
- A collection of AYH Fact Sheets relating to mold
- The Home Safe Home Cowichan story
- A nylon briefcase
By becoming a member you will:
- Have opportunity to increase capacity development
- Have a forum to discuss building techniques, both good and bad
- Have access to cutting edge technologies such as Energuide for Houses
- Increase your network of housing resource contacts to a National level
- Increase your business opportunities
- Become part of a organization devoted to improving housing conditions through technical advancement
- Be advised of important changes, developments and innovative housing practices through a Newsletter
Instructions - Online Form
To initiate the membership review process, please submit your information as required in the online form.
NOTE: Presently registration for membership can only be made by cheque. At the end of the form, you will see the mailing address for cheques to cover your membership.
Instructions - Printable Form
Your Personal Information
The personal information collected on this form will be used to authenticate and process your request for application to The First Nations National Building Officers Association. Your personal information, once completed, will be confidential and protected. If you have any questions about the collection of this information you may contact your local steering committee member.