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Connie Seeley

  • Chief of Staff. EVP and Chief Administrative Officer


Connie Seeley is the Chief Administrative Officer and Chief of Staff at OHSU. She brings with her over 20 years of experience as an administrator and public affairs strategist. In her current position, Ms. Seeley is responsible for the University’s core administrative functions and is the chief external affairs strategist.  

Ms. Seeley leads OHSU’s efforts to connect with local, regional and national audiences – representing the University before a wide range of constituencies. Connie also serves as the Secretary to the OHSU Board of Directors.

She joined OHSU in 2010. Prior to 2010 Connie spent 13 years as senior leadership staff in the Oregon State legislature. Her primary role was Chief of Staff to Senate President Peter Courtney from 2003 to 2010, where she assisted in the administration of all aspects of the legislative branch of government.

Connie serves on the board of several community organizations, including: the Portland Business Association, the Oregon Business & Industry Association, and the University of Oregon Alumni Association. She is native Oregonian and graduate of the University of Oregon.

Education and training

    • B.S., 1992, University of Oregon