Director of Public Affairs
A Villisca, Iowa-native, Michael previously served as legislative assistant for Sen. Joni Ernst, representing agriculture, trade and biofuels policy. Serving in key leadership positions in local, state and national agricultural organizations heightened his interest in being a voice for farmers and representing their needs. Dolch graduated from Iowa State University with a degree in Agricultural Communications. As Public Affairs Director, Michael coordinates ISA’s lobbying and policy communications activities involving federal and state legislative and regulatory arenas. He interacts with state and nationally elected officials and coordinates a comprehensive outreach strategy with the goal of mobilizing soybean farmers to action in ways that positively benefit the industry.