The Gasser Ag Services team is made up of agricultural professionals focused on serving the community.
Tim VanGilst, Senior Operator/ President
Tim is one of the longest-standing members of the GASL Team. He joined Phil only a few years after the company started and has played a significant role in the growth of the company over the past years. Tim is now the president of Gasser Ag Services. Tim brings extensive agricultural experience from working on his family farm and in businesses throughout the entire spectrum of the agricultural industry. His knowledge and expertise in the field is untouchable. He is very handy in the shop and quick to build rather than buy necessary tools and equipment. Tim’s main responsibility is to oversee the operations of the entire company, but remains very involved in all operations, driving truck, spraying, and servicing GPS all year-round.
Phil Gasser, Operator/Co-Founder
Phil and his wife founded Gasser Ag Services in the late 90s. He brings over 50 years of agricultural experience, including 35 years spent on a family dairy farm in the Eastern Townships of Quebec. Upon moving to Ontario in 1992, Phil, worked with various farmers around the Chesterville area, helping with crops and relief milking before eventually getting on the sprayer at AgriPartners in Winchester (then called Agrico). Since then, he has become a well-known member of the community and a trusted adviser among many local farmers.
Phil is very active in the community. He is Past-President and an Associate Director with the Chesterville & District Agricultural Society where he has been a part of the Chesterville Fair for over 20 years. He also often seen helping out at a number of community events around North Dundas.
Tina Gasser, Office Administrator
Although a part of the company since inception, Tina officially joined the GASL Team in 2008 with extensive experience in management and process improvement. Her attention to detail and commitment to processes are what ensures Gasser Ag Services runs smoothly with the best customer service in the industry. Tina is responsible for managing all back-end activities of the company- from bookkeeping to dispatching to keeping the company compliant with all regulations.
Tina is a valued member in the local community. She is an active member as well as Treasurer for the Winchester Curling Club, and volunteers various organizations in North Dundas throughout the year.
John Heuff , Truck Driver
John brings the most driving experience to the table. He has been operating tractor trailers for over 45 years . John joined the team in 2010 as a truck driver to haul grain with hopper trains. Friendly, courteous and if he’s never been there , it’s probably not in North America.
Mike Douma, Sprayer Operator/ Truck Driver
Mike comes from a family farm and brings agriculture background to the table as well as shop skills. He has acquired his spraying and truck driving licenses as well gained experience over the past year which adds great value to the business.
Shannon Cauvier, Truck Driver/ Sprayer Operator
Shannon brings a friendly, out going positive attitude to work every day. she’s ambitious and willing to learn new skills at all times. With farm equipment operating and tractor trailer experience Shannon is a valuable asset to Gasser Ag Services.