Board of Directors

    Jeff Jirik, President

    Caves of Faribault

    Faribault, MN

    877-334-5260 | email Jeff

    John Antonelli, Vice President

    Antonelli’s Cheese Shop

    Austin, TX

    512-531-9610 | email John

    Pat Ford, Treasurer

    Beehive Cheese Co.

    Uintah, UT

    801-476-0900 | email Pat

    Cathy Gaffney, Secretary

    Wegmans Food Markets, Inc.

    Rochester, NY

    585-464-4655 | email Cathy

    Dick Roe, Chair

    Gourmet Foods International

    Atlanta, GA

    800-966-6172 | email Dick

    Kate Arding

    Talbott & Arding Cheese and Provisions

    Hudson, NY

    415-717-4999 | email Kate

    Alyce Birchenough

    Sweet Home Farm

    Elberta, AL


    Vern Caldwell

    Pholia Farm Creamery and Dairy

    Rogue River, OR

    541-582-8883 | email Vern

    Dr. Dennis D’Amico

    University of Connecticut

    Storrs, CT

    860-486-0567 | email Dennis

    Tim Gaddis

    In Demand Cheese

    Peachtree City, GA

    is (404) 218-1673 | email Tim

    Michele Haram

    Vermont Creamery

    Websterville, VT

    (512) 800-2241 | email Michele

    Max McCalman

    Artisanal Bistro

    Brooklyn, NY

    (646) 729-6209 | email Max

    Emilio Mignucci

    Di Bruno Bros.

    Philadelphia, PA

    215-665-9220 | email Emilio

    Peggy Smith

    Tomales Bay Foods & Cowgirl Creamery

    Petaluma, CA

    866-433-7834 | email Peggy

    Marianne Smukowski

    Wisconsin Center for Dairy Research

    Madison, WI

    608-265-6346 | email Marianne

    Jeremy Stephenson

    Spring Brook Farm & Farms for City Kids Foundation

    Reading, VT

    802-484-1226 | email Jeremy

    Sue Sturman

    Academie Opus Caseus

    Boston, MA

    617-505-6235 | email Sue