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John Shorbe Sr.

Construction Background:

  • Started as a laborer  for Carpentry Crew at the age of 12
  • Apprentice, Journeyman Carpenter, Forman
  • Job Superintendent , General Superintendent, President of Canoa Development
  • As President of Canoa Development, the company was ranked in the top ten builders in Tucson area
  • Currently the Owner  of Shorbe Construction & Consulting
  • Arizona Residential and Light Commercial License since 1991
  • Twice President of the Southern Arizona Home Builders Association (1997 & 2004)
  • Chairman for the SAHBA Technical Committee for 15 Years
  • Served as the Southern Arizona Residential Builder representative on the State of Arizona , Registrar of Contractors  Advisory Council for the past 22 years.
  • Past Chairman of the Joint Tucson, Pima County Building Codes Committee
  • Past Chairman of the Pima County Building Codes Board of Appeals

Construction Awards:

  • Three time winner of the Southern Arizona Home Builders Association’s “Builder of the Year” Award
  • Southern Arizona Home Builder's Association's 2017 "Remodeler of the Year" Award
  • Southern Arizona Building Official’s “Member of the Year”
  • Home Buyers 2/10 Warranty Corp. “Diamond Builder Award” ( 1 of only 41 in the Nation – 1st in Arizona)

Personal Awards:

  • Catalina Council BSA “Construction Person of the Year”
  • Pima County -  "Father of the Year"
  • Twice awarded the Registrar of Contractors Agency for the State of Arizona -  “Building Blocks in the Community” award
  • Scout Master of the Year in 1987 – Old Pueblo District
  • Boy Scouts of America “Silver Beaver” Award

Personal :

  • Combat veteran – Vietnam 1970
  • Sergeant  E – 5 , US Army , Combat Engineer Serving  for 5 years
  • Retired  as a Boy Scout leader and board member
  • Married for 39 Years , 5 sons, 14 grandchildren
  • Hobbies include Hunting, Fishing, Horses, Golf,  and Music