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SEPA Membership Team

Adam Wasserman

Director, Membership & Marketing

Adam Wasserman

Adam Wasserman joined SEPA in 2014 and is responsible for building market awareness and development of SEPA’s products and services. He has spent his career helping a wide variety of organizations advance their marketing message and strategy.

Prior to SEPA, Adam worked with non-profits, technology companies, film and TV productions, advertising firms and a Political Action Committee. A native of Washington DC, he earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Arizona.

Phone: 202.559.2033     Email:

Brad Benton

Manager, Membership

Brad Benton

Brad Benton is the Membership Manager for the Smart Electric Power Alliance. He joined SEPA in 2015 as Manager of Executive Affairs and moved to the membership team in late 2016. Prior to joining SEPA, Brad worked at the Harvard School of Public Health in Boston and for Rep. Emanuel Cleaver from Missouri on Capitol Hill. Brad has a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Dickinson College in Pennsylvania. In his spare time, Brad is an avid traveler and photographer. He lives with his wife in Arlington.

Phone: 202.559.2038     Email:

Charisse Raysor

Senior Coordinator, Membership

Charisse Raysor

Charisse joined SEPA in 2013. As Senior Membership Coordinator, she leads all administrative components to the member relations department. She’s accountable for developing and implementing procedures to ensure process continuity, while analyzing data to identify trends. Prior to SEPA, Charisse served as Membership & Sponsorship Account Manager for the National Cooperative Business Association (NCBA). She also held the position of Membership Specialist for the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO).

Charisse brings more than 10 years of membership services experience to SEPA.

Phone: 202.559.2024     Email:

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