Marita hails from rural Eastern Washington, where she began working in long-term care through both high school and college. After gaining licensure as an EMT, surgical technician, and certified medical assistant, she moved to Seattle to complete her RN degree. Marita has worked in multiple specialty areas throughout her career, to include cardiology, multi-disciplinary ambulatory care, infusion nursing, and home-based care. Marita maintains a certification in infusion nursing from the Infusion Nurse Society (INS). In her most recent positions, she has specialized in managing home infusion services that support client goals and adhere to national quality standards. In her free time, Marita enjoys spending time with family, participating in sports, gardening, and traveling throughout the Pacific Northwest.