Residential Builders' and Maintenance and Alteration Contractors' Board

The Michigan Residential Builders and Maintenance & Alteration Contractors Board was created under Article 24 of Public Act 299 of 1980, as amended, to license and regulate persons engaged in the construction of a residential structure or combination residential and commercial structure, or persons who undertake the repair, alteration, addition, subtraction or improvement of a residential structure or combination residential and commercial structure for compensation other than wages for personal labor.
The Board consists of 9 members. Each member serves a 4 year term.
Contact Information
LARA – Bureau of Professional Licensing
Phone:  (517) 373-8068
FAX:  (517) 241-2389

Note: A state license must be displayed in the place of business and all contractors and their salespersons must carry a pocket card which a consumer should request to see prior to hiring for their home, building, or improvement project. If they cannot show a valid state license, you may check to see if the builder and/or salesperson is currently licensed on the "Check a License" link on the Builders website at call the Builders Licensing Unit at (517) 373-8376.
Thomas Thelen, Westphalia
Term expires 3/31/16
Represents Maintenance and Alteration Contractors
Mark Wahl, Linwood
Term expires 3/31/17
Represents Licensed Residential Builders
Jeff Agnew, Temperance
Term expires 3/31/17
Represents Maintenance and Alterations Contractors

William Adcock, Lansing
Term expires 3/31/18
Represents Licensed Residential Builders
Bradley Laackman, Grand Rapids
Term expires 3/31/19
Represents the general public
Greg Powell, St. Joseph
Term expires 3/31/19
Represents Licensed Residential Builders
John Kelly, Bloomfield Hills
Term expires 3/31/20
Represents Licensed Residential Builders
Sidney Browne Jr, Marine City
Term expires 3/31/20
Represents the general public as a building inspector
Stephen MacGuidwin, East Grand Rapids
Term expires 3/31/20
Represents the General public