Membership Newsletter


History has shown us time and again that when individuals come together for a common purpose, their collective strength becomes a force to be reckoned with, CATT has become just that. The collaborative efforts of our boards and our committees have achieved remarkable results, the power of our unity is undeniable. Our common purpose is why we unite and associate with one another.

By embracing strength through numbers, we not only amplify our impact but also cultivate a sense of belonging and purpose. Together, we can overcome obstacles that might seem insurmountable alone. Let us recognize the potential that lies within our collective efforts and strive to create a brighter future for ourselves and for our children that may one day enter the trades and continue to call this area home.

This year CATT has been in existence for 25 years, an accomplishment that passed quietly while we continue the daily work to ensure our industry remains protected. In September nominations for the CATT Board of Directors will open and I hope you will consider serving. 

As always, stay safe out there, and thank you for your membership and volunteerism.

Best Regards,
Edward C. Vento, DBA 
Executive Director

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Congratulations to our 2023 Volunteer of the Year

Jennifer Standteiner

Mountain Forge, Inc.

10950 Industrial Way, Ste. A1 Truckee CA 96161



Mountain Forge has been a CATT member since 2009. CATT Community Projects has always supported Mountain Forge’s public art installations, even acting as one of the nonprofit partners in an installation entitled Bridging Communities that repurposed 8 tons of original 1936 San Francisco Bay Bridge steel.


When Hans Standteiner began Mountain Forge on the banks of the Truckee River in 1968, he was doing architectural projects for his contractor friends. His son Anton and daughter-in-law Jennifer built the forge up to a full-scale modern blacksmith shop producing all sorts of metalwork including large public art sculptures. 


“We literally do it all,” says Jennifer, who was selected to the Public Art Commission of Truckee two years ago. She is also the Truckee High School Boosters Treasurer and Advisory Committee Member for Truckee Arts Alliance and Truckee Cultural District. She is a constant in the volunteer world. 


“Mountain Forge has served the Tahoe Basin for more than 50 years. It’s our duty and responsibility to give back to this community that raised us,” she says.


CATT's Request a Bid Program

Are you getting inquiries for projects? Homeowners looking to remodel; looking for someone to fix your collapsed deck?


CATT is an invaluable resource to search for local contractors.  Refer Homeowners to our Request a Bid Page on the website. 

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CATT'S 2023-2024




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