The NDC (commission) is made up of voting and non-voting subject matter experts in this specialized field of using NMES for the treatment of dysphagia.. This Commission will provide insight and expertise regarding safe, effective and ethical use of NMES. These experts will share resources, experience and knowledge. The responsibility of the NDC is to develop, manage and maintain an accreditation program to validate specialized skills using NMES for Dysphagia treatment, promoting patient safety, and improving patient outcomes. The Commission will maintain a high degree of excellence according to national accreditation values and competencies set forth by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA).