Bachelor of science in nursing, University Southwest Louisiana, 1964. MSN, University Southern Mississippi, 1976.
Staff nurse, Baton Rouge General Hospital, 1964; staff nurse, Louisiana Department Health, Lake Charles, 1964-1966; staff nurse, Harrison County Department Health, Gulfport, 1966-1972; instructor nursing Jefferson Davis Campus, Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, Gulfport, 1972-1980; director ADN program Jefferson Davis Campus, Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, Gulfport, since 1980. Visitor accreditation site Southern Association Colleges Schools, 1985.
Member American Association of University Women, National Organization for Associate Degree in Nursing (director legislation 1994-1996, steering committee chairperson for National Convention 1993, Mississippi chapter treasurer 1985-1988, president 1990-1992), National League Nursing (accreditation site visitor 1985), Southern Council on Collegiate Education for Nursing, Deans and Directors Council for Schools Nursing in Mississippi (secretary 1984-1986, chairperson 1993-1995), Sigma Theta Tau.
Married George Joseph Brignac Junior, October 10, 1964. Children: James Kevin, Christopher Joseph.