Michael Boccadoro is the President of West Coast Advisors, an issues focused, strategic public affairs firm. With more than 30 years of experience in the public affairs arena, his distinctive expertise includes the areas of environmental regulation and sustainability. Michael is the Executive Director of Dairy Cares, a statewide coalition that works to ensure the long-term sustainability of California’s family dairy farms. He also serves as the Executive Director of the Agricultural Energy Consumers Association, which advocates for affordable and reliable energy sources for farmers, ranchers, and food processors across California. Michael received his Bachelor of Arts in economics and political science from the University of California, Davis.