About Us

Simplicity Parenting | The Center for Social Sustainability
355 Ashfield Mountain Road Ashfield, MA 01330 | 413-727-8086 | katharine@socialsustain.com

You will discover the team behind Simplicity Parenting below…

Executive Director – Kim John Payne, M.ED

Kim offers lectures, workshops and organizational consulting.
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Training Director – Davina Muse, Licensed Counselor

Contact Davina for Simplicity Parenting Family Life Coach training, and Simplicity Parenting for Care Professionals Seminar.
413 528 4219
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carrie-thomas-scott_002Training Coordinator – Carrie Thomas Scott
Simplicity Parenting Family Life Coach, Adjunct Faculty

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Administration.  Planning and follow up for Kim’s lecture/workshop tours – Katharine Payne

Contact Katharine for assistance involving trainings, training registration, training materials, fees & invoicing, scheduling, travel, accommodation and other administrative matters. Also contact for media appearance requests and interview arrangements.
413 727-8086
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bio picDevelopment Coordinator – Meredith Merchant

Contact Meredith for information or suggestions regarding the Simplicity Parenting site or the Simplicity Community site.
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IMG_0333Web Development and Technical Director – Ramzi Nakhleh

Contact Ramzi for all changes to coach profiles and general technical support.



Random House Publishing  – Alison Masciovecchio
Contact Alison for review copies and literary rights for all of Kim John Payne’s books.

Writer & Editor – Lisa M. Ross
Contact Lisa for writing inquiries.

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