A Nurse Manager for the University of Virginia Dialysis Program with 37 years of experience in Nephrology Nursing ranging from chronic, acute and home therapies. She manages 6 chronic hemodialysis facilities, 2 acute units, 1 home program and the vascular access program. Her current National commitments include: NRAA member, Chair of the Nephrology Nursing Certification Commission (NNCC) Clinical/Technical Board and CCHT/CCHT-A test committees; NKF CNNT Executive Committee past chair. Past commitments included President of (NNCC), member of the MARC Network 5 Vascular Review Board; and Chair the NKF spring program committee. She also presents at local and national conferences, and published several articles.