Val Dolcini was unanimously elected to the American Farmland Trust Board of Directors by the AFT members. Dolcini is the U.S. Head of Sustainability and Government Affairs for Syngenta and will support the members’ efforts to promote sound farming practices while protecting and keeping farmers on the land.
“We are thrilled to have Val join AFT to help us grow to new heights in the future,” says AFT President and CEO John Piotti. “Val’s diverse and extensive experience in agriculture and passion for our work will be an invaluable asset for AFT in the years to come.”
Dolcini’s work spans over 25 years of agricultural policy and management experience in the state, federal, and nonprofit sectors. “Farming and agriculture have been my focus and passion throughout my entire career,” says Dolcini. “I specifically want to focus my time on the board to expand opportunities for new and beginning farmers.”