Michael Boccadoro | AIChE

Michael Boccadoro

West Coast Advisors

Mr. Boccadoro has worked extensively for more than thirty-five years in public affairs and government relations. As President, Mr. Boccadoro is responsible for overseeing the firm's public affairs, regulatory affairs and governmental relations practices. With expertise in agriculture, energy, water, finance, resource planning, and environmental issues, Michael has extensive working relationships with legislators and other public officials involved in these areas. Before launching West Coast Advisors, he served as Managing Director of a trailblazing public affairs and campaign management firm. He also spent seven years as a senior consultant to the California Legislature. Mr. Boccadoro has been deeply engaged in California’s climate, energy, and environmental policy debates on behalf of the state’s agriculture industries. He has also been instrumental in the development of California’s distributed-renewable energy programs related to bioenergy. He established and continues to lead California dairy methane reduction efforts and the development of programs and policies designed to incentivize these projects. Mr. Boccadoro received his B.A. in economics and political science from the University of California, Davis.