Cathy Cowan Becker

Executive Director

Cathy is a communications professional with 25 years of experience in journalism and public relations and 10 years of experience organizing for environmental and animal protection. Cathy is an elected member of Franklin County Democratic Central Committee and the Westland Area Commission. In 2019, she finished a dual master’s degree in public administration and environment and natural resources from The Ohio State University.


Savannah Smith

Social Media


Mayda Shingler

Technical Support

Board of Directors

Jenée Murphy


Jenée Murphy comes to the Board of Simply Living in pursuit of her continued intention to plant and cultivate seeds and ideas to improve her surroundings. A holistic nurse and massage practitioner by trade, having studied holistic approaches to health and wellness both in Ohio and abroad in India, Jenée brings compassion and love to all her endeavors, be they personal, professional or communal. A community organizer by nature, in Simply Living, she sees an opportunity to spread this message more broadly, and further impact her surrounding community.

Mac Crawford


Tim Montague


Lynn Stan

Board Member

Vicky Abou-Ghalioum 

Board Member

Kai Landis

Board Member

Robert Sloan

Board Member