Compliance Manager

Adam Schafenberg

Why PASS? I came to PASS to broaden my campaign finance compliance experience. I also came for the work environment. The people I work with are like family, and we support each other in both completing our work and in professional development


My Background: Adam moved to the Washington DC area from New York City in 2012 to work in campaign finance compliance for a Top 100 law firm. In New York he worked in campaign finance enforcement with the New York City Campaign Finance Board, then worked as a Fundraising Consultant.


About Me: I am an Air Force brat, who was born in Panama, and has lived all over the US. After graduating High School in Dover, DE, I served 4 years in the Army before going to college. I earned an BS in Education, and an MS in International Relations from New York University in New York City.

  • Conduct a compliance review for PAC disbursement checks to ensure compliance
  • Conduct a compliance review for non-PAC disbursement checks
  • Conduct a compliance review for corporate campaign contributions
  • Consult with the PAC on state requirements for making non-federal disbursements
  • Prepare PAC disbursement checks and send as directed
  • Prepare cover letters to go with each disbursement check
  • Reconcile the PAC bank account on a monthly basis
  • Prepare monthly financial reports for the PAC bank account
  • Keep track of all of your compliance report filing requirements
  • Provide you with a monthly schedule of all compliance reports due
  • Prepare the FEC report according to the filing schedule you selected
  • Prepare and file state and local compliance reports
  • Respond to inquiries from campaign finance agencies
  • Prepare thank you letters to PAC members
  • Train new personnel assigned to assist with PAC activities
  • Coordinate affiliated PAC activities