2020 Call for event Volunteers


Home and Leisure Show April 3, 4, 5, 2020

Set-Up - Friday April 3 12:00 to 3:00 PM, 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM 

Take Down - Sunday April 5, 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

SABA Booth - Saturday April 4, 3 Hour Shifts  Sunday April 5, 3 Hour Shifts starting at 9:00 AM 

Golf Tournament, July 8, 2020

Wednesday July 8, 2020 - 4 volunteers needed for the day to supervise games around the course and assist in taking down at the end of the day - time commitment is 8 hours with an 11 AM start.  Must be 16 years of age or older, and proper golf attire is required per St. Mary's Golf Club regulations.   A collared SABA volunteer shirt will be provided.  

About SABA

What We Do

SABA connects and represents the business and best practice interests of over 110  firms operating in the residential and light commercial construction industry.  SABA services the greater Stratford Area and Perth County.  SABA members prescribe to a code of ethics and are involved in the association in varying capacities.

One Membership, Three Levels of Service

While SABA represents over 110 firms, we draw additional strength on provincial and federal housing and construction matters of interest to the public from representation at the provincial and federal level.   We are integrated seamlessly with Ontario Home Builders Association, and the Canadian Home Builders Association.  

Our History


Established in 1987. a group of builders and allied professionals came together to form the association.  Over the last 30 plus years the association has grown to include many firms associated with building the community of Stratford and Perth County.    To view the story of the founding and formative days of the association and the record from the Beacon Herald, click below.

Board of Directors Leadership



Montana Wilson is a licensed professional engineer and department manager at MTE Consultants Inc. in Stratford.  Montana will serve SABA through 2020

Vice President


Heather Galloway is the proud owner of Simply Divine Designs in Stratford.   Heather provides design services to many SABA members and will assume Board President in November  2020

Past President


John Meinen has been building homes for 30 years.  John has served the OHBA as President and has been Board President of SABA four times.  John will serve as CHBA chair for 2020-2021 


SABA is well served by a Board of Directors of 14.   Elected at the annual general meeting each October, or November they serve a 1 year term.    The Directors of SABA are as follows:

President                        Montana Wilson

Vice President               Heather Galloway 

Past President              John Meinen

Director                            Larry Otten

Director                            Matt Feeney

Director                            Robyn Gueguen 

Director                            Melissa Schenk

Director                            Courtney Teahen

Director                            Jake VanKooten

Director                            Cory Williamson

Director                            Gary Lingard

Director                            Caroline Baker

Director                            Colleen Brown

Director At Large          Jack West

Ex Officio                          Derek Smith, Executive Officer

                                             Don McNeil, Accounting and Finance