Chief Advocacy and Strategy Officer and General Counsel
Association Fundraising Professionals
Jason Lee is the chief advocacy and strategy officer and general counsel for Association Fundraising Professionals, representing individuals and organizations that raise more than $100B in charitable contributions every year around the world for countless causes. In his current position, Lee strives to increase the public visibility and awareness of the association by developing political initiatives regarding fundraising and philanthropic issues. He represents the association in public policy and legislative matters and chairs the Charitable Giving Coalition, a Washington, D.C.-based consortium of nonprofit leaders dedicated to raising awareness about the value of the charitable deduction and its impact on support for essential community service. He has held positions as Interim President & CEO (2016-17), where he provided executive leadership for the $12M membership-based nonprofit with employees in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico. Prior to this role, he served as General Counsel at AFP (2004-2016).