Manager of Marketing and Digital CommunicationsMarketing and Communications
Mikayla Dolch is the Manager of Marketing and Digital Communications for the National Pork Producers Council (NPPC). As the Manager of Marketing and Digital Communications, Dolch is responsible for developing and executing digital communication campaigns that focus on engaging and influencing stakeholders across a range of issues including international trade, regulatory, science and technology and pork production. In addition, Dolch also manages NPPC social media platforms and the council’s website.
Dolch comes to NPPC from the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship, where she was deputy director of communications for Secretary Mike Naig. Among her duties, she implemented and managed the department’s public relations efforts and oversaw visual and written content for its social media channels. Prior to that, Dolch worked in the corporate affairs department for Renewable Energy Group and has interned for Senator Joni Ernst, the Iowa Pork Producers Association and the Iowa Soybean Association. She served her family’s farming business, Dolch Brothers Farms, and led the southwest district for the Iowa FFA Association as vice president.
Raised on her family’s diversified livestock and row crop farm near Villisca, Iowa, Dolch attended Iowa State University, earning a B.S. in agricultural and life sciences education and international agriculture. She received a M.S. in international agriculture and agricultural communications from Oklahoma State University.