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

Dawn Schipper, Executive Director

American Cheese Society

email Dawn

Brian Keyser, President

Caselulla Cheese & Wine Café

email Brian

LArry Hedrich

Larry Hedrich, ACS Board Liaison

LaClare Family Creamery

email Larry

Sue Conley

Sue Conley, Secretary

Cowgirl Creamery

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Sara Croft

Sara Croft, Treasurer

Beecher’s Handmade Cheese

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Kendall Antonelli, ACS CCP

Antonelli’s Cheese Shop

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Mark Edwards

Mark Edwards

DPI Specialty Foods – Northwest

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Kim Iannotti

Cellars at Jasper Hill

email Kim

Laura Werlin


email Laura