Myles Howard graduated from Franklinton High School in 1960, received her
Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing from Northwestern State College in
Natchitoches, Louisiana. She became a licensed Nursing Facility
Administrator in 2005.
She has been nursing and teaching for over 40 years, but the last 20 years
has been dedicated to Long Term Care either as a Director of Nursing or a
Corporate Nurse. As a corporate nurse she was responsible for overseeing all
of the facilities that her employers owned which covered several states.
Needless to say, she is glad to be home, but especially, to be at Good
Samaritan Living Center.
Brandy Bickham Director of Human Resources
As Human Resources
Supervisor, Brandy manages all personnel and payroll issues. Brandy began
her career at Good Sam as a Certified Nursing Assistant and has also served
as a Ward Clerk before being promoted to her current position. Having
maintained her certification as a Nursing Aid, Brandy continues to pitch in
whenever she sees a resident in need of assistance. Her love of people and
especially her elders shines through in everything that Brandy does at Good
Brumfield Social Services Designee
Social Services Designee and Admissions Coordinator, Dale Brumfield is a
popular person and a good friend of the residents of Good Samaritans. In
her position, Dale assists the residents in getting any and all governmental
assistance for which they qualify. She also sees to it that our residents
have sufficient clothing and personal items and that any other social needs
are taken care of. Dale has several years of experience in healthcare and
previously served as CNA Supervisor at GSLC.
consummate Christian, Dale has earned the respect of her peers, and the love
and admiration of her residents. Dale attended the University of New
Orleans and is married to Bro. Earl Brumfield. They have seven grown
children and attend House of Prayer and Life Pentecostal Church where both
are involved in the ministry.
Guidry Business Office Manager
Managing the Business Office of Good Samaritan is Jamie Guidry. Jamie
brings over 6 years of experience in management and accounting to Good
Samaritan. Among her duties in the Business Office, Jamie manages all of
the funds and the cash flow of the facility as well as the personal funds of
most of our residents.
Jamie holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from Southeastern Louisiana
University. An avid equestrian, Jamie spends most of her spare time with
her two horses.
Griselda Martin Resident Activity Director
Activity Director for Good Samaritan for 17 years, Griselda Martin wears
many hats. She is a department of one so anything that needs doing rests
solely on her shoulders including the planning, development, organizing,
implementing and directing all the activities of our residents.
says of her job “As Activity Director, I am at times a bus driver, a writer,
a seamstress, decorator, errand girl and sometimes a tear wiper. But most
of all, I am their biggest cheerleader, encouraging and praising our
residents accomplishments, big and small. And I get tremendous pleasure
Griselda’s big smile, cheerful attitude and warm heart all bring tremendous
joy to our residents.
Linda Jenkins Director of Marketing
Serving as Director of Marketing for Good Samaritan is Linda
Jenkins. In her 25 years in healthcare, Linda has made a number of contacts
in the medical field. Her community activities include serving as a Board
Member for the Chamber of Commerce, Executive Director of the Washington
Parish Medical Society, the Washington Parish Fair Membership Drive and the
Marketing Director, Linda serves as a liaison between Good Samaritan and
the community – especially the physicians and hospital discharge planners.