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


Michelle Lee, Executive Director

American Cheese Society

email Michelle

Bob Wills, President

Cedar Grove Cheese & Clock Shadow Creamery

email Bob

Jeremy Stephenson, ACS Board Liaison

Spring Brook Farm/ Farms for City Kids Foundation

email Jeremy

Sue Conley

Sue Conley, Secretary

Cowgirl Creamery

email Sue

Chris Birkeland, Treasurer

Beecher’s Handmade Cheese

email Chris

Kendall Antonelli, ACS CCP

Antonelli’s Cheese Shop

email Kendall

David Gremmels

Rogue Creamery

email David

Kim Iannotti

Peterson Cheese

email Kim

Brian Keyser

Caselulla Cheese & Wine Café

email Brian

Laura Werlin


email Laura