February 4, 2020
COHA president Dave Captein with family.
Captein elected COHA president
The Canadian Ornamental Horticulture Alliance (COHA) announced Dave Captein was elected president for a two-year term. Captein has served as a Director on the COHA-ACHO Board since 2014 and as Vice-Chair since 2017. He operates Blue Magic Greenhouses in Pitt Meadows, B.C., where he grows hydrangea, lilies, Ilex, Viburnum and Hellebore as cut flowers for the Pacific Northwest. Ornamental horticulture accounted for $2.3 billion in gross receipts at farm-gate in 2018, making it one of the largest sectors of horticulture in Canada.