Glenda M. Payne MS, RN, CNN

Co-Founder and Chief Compliance Officer, National Dialysis Accreditation Commission

Glenda Payne has a master’s degree in nursing and more than 40 years’ experience in the care of individuals with kidney disease. Early clinical experience included work in peritoneal dialysis, renal transplantation, as a renal clinical nurse specialist, and as a clinical research nurse. Glenda had a primary role in the development of the first Texas ESRD licensing rules and in the development of the Medicare ESRD Interpretive Guidance. She has served as a member of the AAMI renal standards committee for more than 20 years. In 2018, she co-founded the National Dialysis Accreditation Commission (NDAC), the first accreditation organization approved by CMS for deemed status for outpatient dialysis facilities. In 2014, she co-authored Acute Hemodialysis: Survey Readiness Handbook, an AAMI publication, and revised this in 2019. Other publications include chapters in ANNA’s Core Curriculum and Contemporary Nephrology Nursing. Certified as a Nephrology Nurse, Glenda is active at the local and national levels of the American Nephrology Nurses’ Association and is a past president of ANNA.