Viktoria Z. Seale

Viktoria Z. Seale

Regulatory Affairs Director, National Rural Electric Cooperative Association

Topics: Environmental & Energy Law


Viktoria Seale is a regulatory affairs director for the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA) which represents nearly 900 not-for-profit electric cooperatives and other rural electric utilities. She advocates before the federal government for NRECA members on environmental, permitting, and other regulatory issues.

Viktoria has extensive federal government experience and has worked on a wide range of complex legal, regulatory, legislative and policy matters. Prior to joining NRECA, she served as general counsel and chief of staff for the White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) and helped lead significant initiatives including the comprehensive update and modernization of CEQ’s National Environmental Policy Act regulations in 2020. Viktoria also has worked for two chairmen of the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Small Business. In addition, she has served as director of regional affairs and special assistant to the chief counsel for the U.S. Small Business Administration Office of Advocacy.

Viktoria received a B.A. in international studies from Rhodes College and a J.D. from Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology. She is admitted to practice law in Texas. Viktoria resides in Alexandria, Virginia with her husband and daughter.


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