The NLC is the primary forum to advance the Association’s advocacy agenda, on behalf of burn centers, the burn team and the patients they serve, to the nation’s key elected and appointed officials.

NLC 2020 Follow Up

Thank you letter templates are available below to send out to the congressperson, senator, and staff members you may have met with.

House Member
House Staff

Senate Staff

Military Research Burn Program

FY 2020 Letters

Senate Letter

Congress Letter

FY 2019 Letters

Senate Letter

Congress Letter

National Leadership Conference


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Find your Representative in the House
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Highlights include:

  • NLC will be during National Burn Awareness Week to highlight not only advocacy issues but the ABA and its overall role in care, research, and prevention
  • Special guest speakers at the Issues Briefing on Tuesday, February 6
  • Continued support for H.R. 919—Portable Fuel Container Safety Act of 2017, legislation that provides a simple solution to this dangerous situation by requiring manufacturers to install simple flame mitigation devices or flame arrestors in these containers
  • Continued advocacy to demonstrate the need to support Department of Defense funding for research to advance the care of wounded warriors; to date $67 million has been appropriated, including  $21.8 million through the ABA to support 11 research studies at 42 burn centers
  • Training and networking