Board of Directors

John Antonelli, President

Antonelli’s Cheese Shop

Austin, TX

512-531-9610 | email John

Cathy Gaffney, Vice President

Wegmans Food Markets, Inc.

Rochester, NY

585-464-4655 | email Cathy

Marianne Smukowski, Secretary

Wisconsin Center for Dairy Research

Madison, WI

608-265-6346 | email Marianne

Jeremy Stephenson, Treasurer

Spring Brook Farm & Farms for City Kids Foundation

Reading, VT

802-484-1226 | email Jeremy

Jeff Jirik, Chair

Caves of Faribault

Faribault, MN

877-334-5260 | email Jeff

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

Lynn Giacomini Stray

Point Reyes Farmstead Cheese Company

Point Reyes Station, CA

(800) 591-6878 | email Lynn

Michele Haram

Vermont Creamery

Websterville, VT

(512) 800-2241 | email Michele

Max McCalman

Artisanal Bistro

Brooklyn, NY

(646) 729-6209 | email Max

Kathryn Spann

Prodigal Farm

Rougemont, NC

(919) 636-0807 | email Kathryn

Sue Sturman

Academie Mons

Boston, MA

617-505-6235 | email Sue