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Maritta Louise Loo, American nurse, national guard officer. Registered Nurse, Texas. Recipient Honored Volunteer award American Red Cross, 1982, Professional Development award Texas Adjunct General's Advisory Council, 1986, Rare Joint Forces award, 1995; named one of Notable Women of Texas, 1985.


Loo, Maritta Louise was born on February 6, 1945 in Denver, Colorado, United States. Daughter of William Del Rio and Audrey Elaine (Fromholz) Dugan.


Diploma, St. Mary's, Kansas City, Missouri, 1966. Bachelor of Science in Health Services Administration, California University, Navato, 1986. Student, Army War College, 1987.

Master of Business Administration, American University, 2000. Doctor of Philosophy Business Ethics, American University, 2001.


From staff to head nurse Kansas City General Hospital, Missouri, 1966-1969. Shift charge, emergency nurse St. Mary's Hospital, Kansas City, 1969-1971. Research nurse office of Doctor J. Willoughby, 1970-1971.

Director critical care Dallas-Fort Worth Medical Center, Grand Prairie, Texas, 1974-1986. Review supervisor Texas Medical Foundation, 1988-1992. Director home health and rehabilitation Dallas-Fort Worth Medical Center, Grand Prairie, 1993-2000.

Chief operating officer Certified Care Givers, LLC, 2001—2004. Director crisis care Vitas, Dallas, 2002—2003. Freelance leadership trainer and management consultant, 1985—1993, since 2000.

Owner, president Masavic Properties, Inc., Fort Worth, since 1979. Co-chairman Texas Adjunct General's advisory council, Austin, 1985—1986. Special advisor American Security Council, Washington, 1985, national advisor, 1985—1987.

Representative Partnership for Peace Program, Prague, 1995. Member congressional board for candidate selection Annapolis Academy, 1995. Commander medical squadron Texas Air National Guard, 1995—2000, state medical officer headquarters, 1994—1995, 2000—2001.

Member Congress Board for Candidate Selection for Senior Military Academies, since 1995. Motivational speaker. Chief operations officer Certified Care Givers, LLC, 2001.

Board directors Tarrant Council, since 2001, finance director, 2002—2003, chairman board directors, 2004. President 136 Silver Eagles Association, 2000—2004. Captain United States Air Force, 1971-1974, colonel Air National Guard, 1975—2001, 1989, Desert Shield, 1989-1990, Desert Storm.


Resource coordinator American Red Cross, Carlisle, Pennsylvania, 1986—1987. Member humanitarian mission Joint-Forces BRAVO to Honduras, 1997. State medical officer Texas ANG Headquarters, 1994—1995, 2000—2001.

Board directors Tarrant Council, since 2001, vice president board directors, 2002—2003. Member Catholic Adults, Irving, Texas. Member of American Association of Critical Care Nurses (board advisors 1983, office Fort Worth chapter 1984-1986), DAV (bronze leader commanders club), American Nurses Association, Air Force Association, National Guard Association (delegate 1984—2001), Silver Eagle Association (president 2000-2004), American Legion.


  • Other Interests

    Theater, music.


Married Albert W.S.Loo, June 26, 1971 (divorced April 1976).