Skip repetitive navigation links.
United States Department of AgricultureFarm Services AgencyFarm Service Agency
Go to FSA Home Go to FSA Home Go to About FSA Go to State Offices Go to Newsroom Go to Online Services Go to Forms Go to Help Go to Contact Us Go to Spanish Languages
Search FSA
Go To Search Tips
Browse by Audience
FSA Employees
Lenders and Banks
Parents and Caregivers
Academic Community
Browse by Subject
Go to Aerial Photography
Go to ARC/PLC Program
Go to Commodity Operations
Go to Conservation Programs
Go to Dairy Margin Protection Program
Go to Direct and Counter-Cyclical Program/ACRE
Go to Disaster Assistance Programs
Go to Economic and Policy Analysis
Go to Energy Programs
Go to Environmental and Cultural Resource Compliance
Go to Farm Loan Programs
Go to Financial Management Information
Go to Laws and Regulations
Go to Modernize and Innovate the Delivery of Agricultural Systems
Go to Outreach and Education
Go to Payment Eligibility
Go to Price Support
Go to Tobacco
About FSA
FSA Biographies


Val Dolcini
Farm Service Agency
U.S. Department of Agriculture
Washington, D.C.


Photo of Val Dolcini, Farm Service Administrator










Val Dolcini was selected to serve as the Administrator for the Farm Service Agency in September 2014. He previously served as state executive director of the California Farm Service Agency, a position he was appointed to in 1999 by President Bill Clinton and again in 2009 by President Barack Obama. Dolcini also served as the acting Farm Service Agency Administrator in 2011.

As state executive director, Dolcini was responsible for overseeing 30 county offices responsible and for administering farm programs and policies in one of the nation's largest agricultural states.

Dolcini has many years of public and private leadership experience. Prior to accepting the state executive director position, he managed government relations activities for Accenture LLC, a global consulting firm. In that position, he strategized with business teams about relationship development and consulted on a wide range of political matters.

He previously served in a senior staff position for the California governor and lieutenant governor as well as members of the U.S. House of Representatives.

A fifth-generation Californian and a native of Davis, Calif., Dolcini has served on numerous non-profit boards and commissions in his community.

Dolcini received his bachelor’s degree in history from San Francisco State University and a juris doctorate from Golden Gate University School of Law.








Last Modified: 01/29/15 11:28:16 AM

FSA Home | | Common Questions | Site Map | Policies and Links
FOIA | Accessibility Statement | Privacy Policy | Nondiscrimination Statement | Information Quality | | White House