Golden anniversary AGM for OGVG

October 27, 2017
Written by
Oct. 27 2017, Kingsville, Ont. – There was even greater cause for celebration than usual during this year’s annual general meeting of the Ontario Greenhouse Vegetable Growers.

The OGVG is celebrating its 50th AGM this year. The meeting was very well attended with over 130 members and guests in attendance to celebrate the milestone.

An election was required in District 1 and following a vote, Kevin Safrance and Hilco Tamminga were elected for a second term. Bill Heeg, Marco Hoogenboom and James Neven were acclaimed in their seats in District 2. The new Board of Directors for the 2017 – 2018 fiscal year are:

DISTRICT 1

• Paul Mastronardi – Hazel Farms (One year remaining).
• Jason Whitcher – Cecelia Acres (One year remaining).
• Peter Quiring – Nature Fresh Farms (One year remaining).
• Kevin Safrance – EnviroFresh Farms.
• Hilco Tamminga – Truly Green.

DISTRICT 2

• Jan VanderHout– Beverly Greenhouses (One year remaining).
• Mike Vanderzwet – St. David’s Hydroponics (One year remaining).
• Bill Heeg – Sunchoice Greenhouses
• Marco Hoogenboom – Hoogenboom Family Farms
• James Neven – Foothill Greenhouses

The following growers have acclaimed a seat as committee persons for the 2017–18 fiscal year are:

• District 1: Albert Mastronardi, Jim Slater, Rodney Wright, Jordan Kniaziew; one position to be filled.
• District 2: Trish Fournier; four positions to be filled.

The board will appoint members to fill these vacancies at its next meeting meeting in November.

ABOUT OGVG

OGVG is responsible for licensing all growers, packers and marketers of Ontario greenhouse tomatoes, cucumbers and peppers. OGVG has over 200 growers, representing nearly 2900 acres of high-tech hydroponic greenhouse production.

Add comment


Security code
Refresh

Subscription Centre

New Subscription
Already a Subscriber
Customer Service
View Digital Magazine Renew

Most Popular

Latest Events

Expo FIHOQ 2018
Wed Nov 14, 2018 @ 8:00am - 05:00pm
Green Industry Show 2018
Thu Nov 15, 2018
Poinsettia Open House
Tue Nov 20, 2018 @10:00am - 02:30pm
Farm Energy Workshop
Sat Nov 24, 2018
HortEast
Tue Nov 27, 2018
Great Lakes Expo 2018
Tue Dec 04, 2018 @ 8:00am - 05:00pm

We are using cookies to give you the best experience on our website. By continuing to use the site, you agree to the use of cookies. To find out more, read our Privacy Policy.