Edward Davidian, State Executive Director

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Edward Davidian, State Executive Director

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Photo of Massachusetts State Executive Directer, Edward DavidianEdward Davidian was appointed by the Trump Administration to serve as the state executive director of the Massachusetts USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) in February 2018.

Davidian grew up in Northborough, Massachusetts, and graduated from the University of Massachusetts in 1972 with a degree in fruits and vegetables. As a third-generation farmer, he is a co-owner of Davidian Brothers Farm, where they grow 150 acres of fruits and vegetables. Their farm products are sold to both wholesale and retail markets, as well as direct to consumers through their farm stand.

Prior to his appointment, Davidian served as president of the Massachusetts Farm Bureau Federation, previously holding positions as vice president and committee chairman of government relations. He has also served as Worcester County Farm Bureau president for three terms.

Additionally, Davidian served on the executive committee of New England Vegetable and Berry Growers Association and serving as president for two years. He was appointed twice to the University of Massachusetts Extension Board of Public Overseers and served on the Northborough Lions Club as a member and director. In the 1990s, Davidian was elected as Northborough selectman for three terms and served on the Northborough Regional Planning Committee.

Edward and his wife, Nancy, reside in Northborough and have two children, Melissa and Michael.