Central Bucks

About Our Chapter

NCL, Inc., Central Bucks 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 Doylestown and the surrounding areas. Like all NCL, Inc. Chapters, Central Bucks aims to foster the mother-daughter relationship by serving its communities together.

Join Our Chapter

Interested in joining our chapter? Membership opportunities are dependent on chapter openings.

If you know someone in our chapter, talk to her about getting started, membership obligations and our membership drive timeline.  If you do not know someone in NCL, you are invited to complete this Membership Inquiry Form.

Membership Inquiry Form

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

Please join us for our Chapter Information Meeting on February 21st at 6:45 pm at Hanusey Park Community Building.

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To learn more, please join us at the Central Bucks Chapter INFORMATIONAL MEETING

We have openings available for mothers and daughters who are currently in 6th (Class of 2030), 7th (Class of 2029), and 8th (Class of 2028) grades. The information meeting is for Mothers only.

Please RSVP to Jenal Embry via text @ 610.301.9958

When: Wednesday, February 21st at 6:45 pm

Where: Hanusey Park Community Building
4757 Gordon Road, Doylestown, PA 18902

Together we can make a valuable impact in our Daughter’s lives and our community at large!

If you have not done so already, please fill out an inquiry form at:
or email us at: membershipcentralbucks@nclonline.org

We invite you to consider membership in the NCL, Inc., Central Bucks Chapter. Our chapter offers an organized program for members to grow as leaders, mentors, and friends while making a difference in our community through hands-on volunteerism.

Some things to keep in mind about the membership process:

Timeline: Applications for membership are accepted during the Annual Membership Drive from January – March each year for mothers or female guardians and their daughters in 6th grade at the time of the Membership Drive. Membership could also be open to 7th-9th grade depending on current class size at the time of the Membership Drive.

Residence: A Prospective Member shall reside in Doylestown and surrounding areas.

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

Community Service

We understand and serve communities in partnership with local and national nonprofits. Each NCL, Inc. chapter promotes social awareness by considering the local community’s needs and selecting appropriate non-profit organizations to support through different volunteer activities.

We work with the following philanthropies:

  • A Love For Life
  • Alzheimer’s Association
  • American Heart Association
  • American Red Cross
  • Between Friends Outreach
  • Bucks Beautiful
  • Bucks County Historical Society/Mercer Museum
  • Bucks County Opportunity Council
  • Bucks County Symphony Orchestra
  • Carversville Farm Foundation
  • Disaster Response
  • Discover Doylestown
  • Feed My Starving Children
  • For Pete’s Sake
  • Kin
  • Kind Like Joey
  • Manna on Main Street
  • Operation Gratitude
  • Pennsylvania Special Olympics
  • Pine to Pink
  • Travis Manion Foundation
  • VIA
  • Wesley Enhanced Living
  • Worthwhile Wear
  • Wrapping Presence
  • Wreaths Across America

Leadership Development

We build capable, courageous leaders through opportunities to learn, reflect and develop. Our leaders become successful in their education, career and communities by learning the necessary skills during their NCL experience.

Examples of skills developed include:

  • Confidence
  • Consensus building
  • Team building
  • Conflict resolution
  • Event planning
  • Parliamentary procedure

Our Chapter Board of Directors:

  • President: Kristen Coyne
  • President Elect: Kristin Olanday
  • Secretary: Kristin Olsen
  • Treasurer: Michele Fareno
  • Parliamentarian: Juby Philip
    Karina Martino
  • Vice President Communications: Kristen Kwiatkowski
  • Vice President Membership: Danielle Badiali
    Jenal Embry
  • Vice President Philanthropy: Julianne Coleman
  • Vice President New Members: Jeannie Blokker
  • Vice President Ticktockers: Yolande Zietsman
  • Vice President Chapter Engagement and Inclusion: Heather Laphen

Cultural Experiences

We preserve National Charity League traditions and core values, while appreciating the growth that comes from connecting with different communities and cultures. We continually strive to build stronger ties with our communities and the individuals within them. It is through this understanding that we grow and develop broader worldviews that will shape and support our lives.

  • Traditions – We celebrate the richness of our history through traditions that honor the past while serving the future.
  • Values – We embrace values that make us strong as an organization of mother-daughter leaders.
  • Community Connections – We build connections through experiences that impact our communities.
  • Etiquette – We encourage and mentor kind, respectful and gracious social conduct.