Board of Directors


    Peggy Smith, President

    Tomales Bay Foods & Cowgirl Creamery

    Petaluma, CA

    866-433-7834 | email Peggy


    Dick Roe, Vice President

    Gourmet Foods International

    Atlanta, GA

    800-966-6172 | email Dick


    John Antonelli, Treasurer

    Antonelli’s Cheese Shop

    Austin, TX

    512-531-9610 | email John


    Pat Ford, Secretary

    Beehive Cheese Co.

    Uintah, UT

    801-476-0900 | email Pat


    Greg O’Neill, Chair

    Pastoral Artisan Cheese, Bread & Wine

    Chicago, IL

    773-472-4781 | email Greg


    Kate Arding

    Talbott & Arding Cheese and Provisions

    Hudson, NY

    415-717-4999 | email Kate


    Alyce Birchenough

    Sweet Home Farm

    Elberta, AL

    251-986-5663


    Dr. Dennis D’Amico

    University of Connecticut

    Storrs, CT

    860-486-0567 | email Dennis


    Marc Druart

    Emmi-Roth Kase

    Berlin, VT

    802-656-3870 | email Marc


    Cathy Gaffney

    Wegmans Food Markets, Inc.

    Rochester, NY

    585-464-4655 | email Cathy


    Jeff Jirik

    Caves of Faribault

    Faribault, MN

    877-334-5260 | email Jeff


    Emilio Mignucci

    Di Bruno Bros.

    Philadelphia, PA

    215-665-9220 | email Emilio


    Marianne Smukowski

    Wisconsin Center for Dairy Research

    Madison, WI

    608-265-6346 | email Marianne


    Bob Wills

    Cedar Grove Cheese & Clock Shadow Creamery

    Plain, WI & Milwaukee, WI

    608-546-5284 | email Bob