Jason Briefel is the Executive Director and Legislative Director of the Senior Executives Association (SEA). In these roles he serves as the chief operating officer of the association, as well as a representative on Capitol Hill, with the Administration, and other stakeholders. Mr. Briefel previously served as SEA’s Interim President from February through September, 2016.
Mr. Briefel performs these duties through his role as Director of Government Affairs at the law firm of Shaw Bransford & Roth, P.C. He joined SBR in 2012, providing legislative and organizational representation to clients of the firm’s government affairs practice.
Mr. Briefel is a regular host of FEDtalk on Federal News Radio, and from 2013-2016 served as Editor of the FEDmanager and FEDagent e-report newsletters reaching over 100,000 federal employees.
In his early career, Mr. Briefel worked in Congress for a member of the North Carolina delegation, volunteered at the Smithsonian Institution’s Natural History Museum, and interned with the think tank Third Way. He also served as a research assistant and project manager for the FireChasers, a collaborative research endeavor between the U.S. Forest Service and North Carolina State University.
Mr. Briefel holds a B.A. from the University of Richmond and an M.S. from North Carolina State University.