Ms. Burnison is the Director of Federal Programs for the Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI) where she plans, directs and executes legislative...
Ms. Burnison is the Director of Federal Programs for the Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI) where she plans, directs and executes legislative strategies for nuclear energy programs and policies on behalf of the nuclear energy industry. Before her time in the private energy sector, she served as a senior advisor at the Department of Energy and with the U.S. House of Representatives’ Committee on Natural Resources where she advanced legislative policies to expand American energy production and jobs. During her tenure in the U.S. House, Ms. Burnison also served in the Office of Congressman Zach Wamp (R-TN) as legislative director with a special focus on Department of Energy nuclear and science programs and National Nuclear Security Administration defense programs. As a native of Louisville, Kentucky, she began her career on Capitol Hill with Senator Mitch McConnell (R-KY).
A graduate of Cameron University with a B.A. in political science, Ms. Burnison resides in Mclean, VA, and is married to Scott Burnison and has three daughters; Catherine, Gudrun, and Elizabeth.