Master Cheesemaker Program Staff

Marianne Smukowski
Master Cheesemaker Program Coordinator
Marianne is the technical advisor of the Wisconsin Master Cheesemaker® Program. She coordinates plant visits, cheese grading and provides assistance to the Master candidates. Marianne truly believes in the integrity of this program.
Phone: 608-265-6346 | email msmuk@cdr.wisc.edu

Joanne Gauthier
Master Cheesemaker Program Administrative Coordinator
Joanne is the administrator of the Wisconsin Master Cheesemaker© Program and coordinator of the dairy industry short courses offered by CDR. She has a degree in Agricultural Journalism with an emphasis in Marketing and has been with CDR for more than 15 years. During that time she has grown in her many duties and continues to work towards improving communications regarding the dairy short courses and the Wisconsin Master Cheesemaker© Program.
Phone: 608-263-1874 | email gauthier@cdr.wisc.edu