The Alaska Chapter of the American College of Surgeons received a Lobby Day Grant from the American College of Surgeons this year. On January 27, 2016, three members of the Chapter (Frank Sacco, Thomas Knolmayer, and Danny Robinette) visited legislators in Juneau to discuss ideas and options for funding trauma team activations. As you might expect given the states significant budget shortfall, no final resolution was achieved that day. We have however identified some areas where additional efforts may be of benefit. All in all it was a very successful first effort at Chapter advocacy in Juneau.