Jan VanderHout - TOGA President

Jan VanderHout is co-owner of Beverly Greenhouses Ltd in Waterdown. Beverly Greenhouses is a family business that specializes in growing greenhouse English cucumbers with 29 acres in production. Jan has served on the TOGA Board since TOGA was founded in 2003 and is the President of The Ontario Greenhouse Alliance. Jan is also a Director on the Board of the…
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Ian Vermeer

Ian Vermeer has been raised in the flower business and is a 2nd generation owner of the Westbrook Group. The Westbrook Group of companies is composed of five separate companies engaged in operations that include greenhouse manufacturing, cut flower wholesaling, trailer manufacturing, and greenhouse production. Ian has participated in every aspect of company, but has found his calling in flower…
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Ralph DeBoer - Secretary

Ralph DeBoer is a partner in and Operations Manager for Rosa Flora Limited. Rosa Flora has been a grower and wholesaler of fresh cut flowers for over 35 years. Rosa Flora began as a small grower of hybrid tea roses, but is now a leading grower of premium cut flowers which it markets in Canada and the US. Rosa Flora…
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George Gilvesy

George Gilvesy was recently appoint Chair of Ontario Greenhouse Vegetable Growers (OGVG) after being the General Manager since 2009. George started work on the family farm in Tillsonburg after graduating from the Ivey School of Business at UWO in 1979. His work off the farm includes 18 years with the Tobacco Board, with four years as Chair and ten years…
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Kevin Safrance

Kevin Safrance is the Chief Operating Officer of Mastronardi Produce Ltd, located in Kingsville, Ontario. Founded in 1954, Mastronardi Produce is a fourth generation family owned greenhouse company. The company grows uniquely flavorful tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers and strawberries under their SUNSET® brand, with distribution across North America. Kevin leads operations and business development, overseeing construction and expansions of new and…
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TOGA Represents The Ontario Greenhouse Sector On Behalf Of Its Two Members

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