Almaden Blossom Valley

About Our Chapter

NCL, Inc., Almaden Blossom Valley Chapter is a group of mothers and daughters who have come together in a commitment to community service, leadership development and cultural experiences.
Members shall reside in or attend school in San Jose, CA in one of the following zip codes: 95118, 95119, 95120, 95123, 95124, 95125, 95126, or 95136. Like all NCL, Inc. Chapters, Almaden Blossom Valley aims to foster the mother-daughter relationship by serving its communities together.

The Almaden Blossom Valley Chapter was founded in 1995, currently has 265 members.

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Membership Inquiry Form

For any questions regarding Membership, requests for transfers or assistance with connecting as a Sustainer, email us.

Mothers and their daughters (grades 7-12) participate in a program that embraces:

Community Service

  • Animal Assisted Happiness (7th Grade Focus)
  • Carlton Senior Living (10th grade focus)
  • CityTeam (11th Grade Focus)
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Lincoln Glen Manor (10th Grade Focus)
  • Operation Care and Comfort
  • Operation Gratitude
  • Princess Project
  • Sacred Heart
  • Second Harvest Food Bank (11th Grade Focus)
  • Sunday Friends Foundation (8th Grade Focus)

Each year, Ticktockers have a different focus area to encourage a wider range of volunteering areas of philanthropy work.  The focus areas are as follows:

7th Grade Focus – Environment and Animals

8th Grade Focus – Families in Need

9th Grade Focus – Children and Teens

10th Grade Focus – Senior Citizens

11th Grade Focus – Hungry & Homeless

12th Grade Focus – Senior Service Project 



Leadership Development

  • President: Kelly Hertzig
  • President Elect: Stefanie Bellucci
  • Secretary: Jen Grove
  • Treasurer: Celine Bonutto
  • Parliamentarian: Lisa Manley
  • Vice President Communications: Christina Torkaman
  • Vice President Membership: Amy Condit
  • Vice President Philanthropy: Karen Cun
  • Vice President Provisionals: Jennifer Moore
  • Vice President Ticktockers: Angela Govig
  • Sustainer Liaison: Amanda Bierly
    Stephanie Theaker
  • Vice President Chapter Engagement and Inclusion (formerly Vice President Patroness Activities): Vivian Power

Cultural Experiences

To promote cultural awareness, the Ticktocker classes have a different cultural focus each year and attend activities within the focus areas:
7th Grade – Performing Arts/Musical Theater
8th Grade – Art Museum
9th Grade – Cultural Food
10th Grade – Art Museum
11th Grade – Musical Arts
12th Grade – Senior Class picks