Val Dolcini has been selected to serve as the new Farm Service Agency Administrator. Dolcini currently serves as the California FSA state executive director. He was appointed to that position by President Obama in 2009, and served in the same position under President Clinton. AgNet West Farm News Director Sabrina Hill talked with Dolcini about his new position.
In 2011, Dolcini served as the acting FSA Administrator in Washington, DC. Prior to his appointment, he worked for a Fortune 500 technology consulting firm and served on the staff of the California Governor, California Lt. Governor, and two California members of the U.S. House of Representatives. A fifth-generation Californian and Yolo County native, Dolcini received a B.A. in History from San Francisco State University and a J.D. from Golden Gate University School of Law. He also attended the University of Uppsala in Sweden. He currently serves on the San Francisco State University Foundation Board of Directors.