Jason A. Briefel, Legislative Director
Jason Briefel serves SEA’s Legislative Director, representing SEA and its members on Capitol Hill and with the Administration. Mr. Briefel previously served as SEA's Interim President from February through September, 2016.
He represents SEA on the National Council on Federal Labor-Management Relations, with the Federal-Postal Coalition and the Government Managers Coalition, and is a Director on the Board of the Federal Employees Education and Assistance Fund (FEEA).
Mr. Briefel joined Shaw Bransford & Roth, P.C. in 2012 to work in the firm's government affairs department, providing legislative and organizational representation to clients of the firm's government affairs practice, as well as conducting non-legal research for law firm clients as necessary. In addition, Mr. Briefel is a regular host of FEDtalk on Federal News Radio.
In 2013, Mr. Briefel's portfolio expanded to include serving as Editor of the FEDmanager and FEDagent e-report newsletters. He served as the principal author for both newsletters, and collaborates closely with the Online Editor to expand the reach, content offerings, and external partnerships of the newsletters.
Prior to joining SB&R, Mr. Briefel worked in Congress for a member of the North Carolina delegation and interned with the DC-based 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.