American Cheese Education Foundation Board

The American Cheese Education Foundation (ACE) was founded in 2012 by industry leaders who wanted to support ACS in the present and future, thus ensuring their legacy and that of ACS’s educational programs.

Board of Directors


Dawn Schipper, Executive Director

American Cheese Society

email Dawn

Brian Keyser, President

Caselulla Cheese & Wine Café

email Brian

Jeremy Stephenson, ACS Board Liaison

Spring Brook Farm/ Farms for City Kids Foundation

email Jeremy

Sue Conley

Sue Conley, Secretary

Cowgirl Creamery

email Sue

Sara Croft, Treasurer

Beecher’s Handmade Cheese

email Sara

Kendall Antonelli, ACS CCP

Antonelli’s Cheese Shop

email Kendall


Kim Iannotti

Peterson Cheese

email Kim

Laura Werlin


email Laura

Bob Wills

Cedar Grove Cheese & Clock Shadow Creamery

email Bob