Executive Director, Dairy Cares
Michael Boccadoro, executive director of Dairy Cares and president of West Coast Advisors, has worked in the field of public affairs for more than 30 years. Dairy Cares is a statewide coalition that helps dairy farmers, processors and trade associations work collaboratively to navigate challenges and advance sustainable practices. As president of West Coast Advisors, Boccadoro is responsible for overseeing the firm’s public affairs and government relations practices.
Boccadoro also serves as the executive director of the Agricultural Energy Consumers Association. He specializes in public affairs consulting and media relations, and he has distinctive expertise in the areas of environmental regulation and sustainability. He has developed positive working relationships with key regulatory officials, staff and media representatives involved in these fields.
Boccadoro received his bachelor's degree in economics and political science from the University of California, Davis.