GGANS is a not-for-profit organization registered under the Societies Act of Nova Scotia in 1982. We currently have more than 100 members.
The Vison, Mission and Purpose of GGANS
The vision of GGANS is to create an environment that fosters the growth of an economically viable grape industry in Nova Scotia.
GGANS views its mission as being committed to the advancement of the production of quality grapes in Nova Scotia by being an advocate of education, research, leading edge business practices and by building strong bonds and alliances with all of our strategic partners.
The purpose of the association is to help the industry to continue to believe in itself, to maintain confidence and act as a facilitator to move the NS grape industry forward.
GGANS’s 5 Year Strategic Plan
GGANS commissioned a review of its Strategic Plan in 2017 and adopted an updated plan to focus on quality in 2018. Members of GGANS can access information on our strategy and plans.
GGANS Board of Directors
The GGANS Board of Directors is made up of a diverse group of individuals from within the membership.
Steve Ells – President
Scott Savoy – Vice President
Robert Prange – Treasurer
Melanie Eelman – Secretary
William Armstrong – Director
Anne-Marie Muttart – Director
Marcel Kolb – Director
Dan Thimot – Director
James Warner – GGANS Representative at WGNS
Dr. Bruce Wright – Past President
Louis Coutinho – WGNS Representative at GGANS