Our Team

Elizabeth Amlin, Administrator

Elizabeth has a degree in business management and has almost always been in sales in one form or another. She loves people and finds she can easily build rapport. She’s worked for Costco, Lincare, and Lyro Printing. In addition to expanding her wings into senior living, Elizabeth also owns a bridal magazine as a hobby.

Elizabeth is happily married and has five grown children that have blessed her with twelve grandchildren! Her family can almost always be seen doing things together. She loves to travel, hike, camp, boat, wake board, paddle board, sew, and take photos of everything.

Jessica Ala, Business Services Director

Jessica grew up here locally in the Redding area, has a love for the outdoors, but is also a home body. She enjoys hiking, kayaking, and getting lost in a good book. Having just recently purchased her first home she’s looking forward to making new memories with her two young boys.

After graduating from Shasta College in 2014 with a degree in Business and Accounting; Jessica worked at S.S.T. Oil for 6 years where she was an Accounting Clerk. Her passion for helping others and wanting to be part of something bigger lead her to Sundial Assisted Living. She looks forward to building relationships with all the residents and their families over the coming years.

Maria Gridley, Community Relations Director

Maria started out as a social media influencer and content creator back in 2010 with a focus on faith, fashion, fitness, and beauty; and a passion to inspire, encourage and teach others. In that time, she has partnered with brands such as IT Cosmetics, Urban Decay, Crazy Cool Threads, Shoe Dazzle, Goli Nutrition, Shrewd Food, Elite Plastic Surgery, City Beauty, Beauty Junkees, MBA Cosmetics and more.

Maria was the Social Media Manager with MBA cosmetics. In addition to that, she also created content for the brand which included promotional photos and videos for their website and socials. Maria would also travel throughout the country to work trade shows and events for the brand, building her experience in sales and customer service. She worked for the brand for 6+ years and has aided in the online growth, recognition and sales of the brand..

Maria loves to make genuine connections and encourage others to succeed and be their best selves. Maria is a proud mother of 3 children. Her hobbies include working out, hiking, shopping, makeup, and anything creative – like painting, drawing, jewelry making singing and music.

Christopher Labra, Wellness Director

Christopher is our LVN and Wellness Director at Sundial Assisted Living. He relocated here from Los Angeles when he took his position at Sundial. Christopher graduated with honors from his nursing program. He feels that his education and his employment with Sundial is enabling him to live the dream as he was recently able to purchase his first home in Shasta County. He finds great content in his job as the residents are a joy to be around, and he couldn’t ask for friendlier coworkers to share his workday with.

He is married to a wonderful wife and together they have two beautiful children, a son, and a daughter both who are under the age of 2.  When he is not at work, he enjoys being with family as he loves being a father, and a husband. He enjoys staying fit, and especially enjoys weightlifting. He also enjoys Fantasy Football season with family and friends, and the word is he’s pretty talented at it.

Stacey McGarvin, Dining Services Director

Stacey has over sixteen years of experience in dining service, striving to constantly innovate and create new, delicious, and healthy meals. Her goal is to make each dining experience wonderful for each person. Stacey says, “You will find great friends, great food, and great memories at Sundial Assisted Living.”

Stacy lives in Redding with her husband, four children, and two dogs.

Carma Hunter, Life Enrichment Director

Carma has lived in Redding for ten years with her husband Ken, and their three grown children. She loves this community and all the surrounding natural beauty. She loves hiking, exploring, swimming and just relaxing with her family and friends. These things are what brings her the most joy.

Carma has been with Sundial since 2014. As Life Enrichment Director, she easily builds strong relationships with our residents. She holds a B.A. degree in English and achieved her teaching credential from Bethany Bible College.  Carma’s background and her deep faith make her uniquely qualified as Life Enrichment Director.

Trevor Howard, Maintenance Director

Trevor has worked in remodeling, building, repairs, and maintenance for over thirty years. He has also enjoyed working in the automotive industry as an ASE certified mechanic, and smog technician. He states that he has always had a natural desire, and a knack for fixing things.

When Trevor is not working, he enjoys taking road trips, and riding roller coasters which he enjoys with his wife Christy. His personal interests include restoring classic cars, and mid-century furniture. He also loves remodeling his own home, always putting a smile on his wife’s face in doing so. With Trevor’s skills and interests, he is the perfect fit for Sundial!