Executive Office Team

​​​​​Andrea Chiapella

Chief of Staff

Andrea Chiapella

Andrea is the Chief of Staff and Legislative and Communications Director for the agency, which includes managing legislative affairs, policy development, and media communications. She brings over a decade of experience from the Oregon Legislature working in both the House and Senate. In addition, she has been involved in working on national policy issues in cooperation with other states, professional development for legislative staff around the country, and efforts to increase diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace. Andrea has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Politics with a minor in Asian Studies from Willamette University. She has numerous interests some of which include spending time with family, traveling, and reading.​ ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Email: andrea.chiapella@oregon.gov​​​