Champions

About Our Chapter

NCL, Inc., Champions 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 Northwest Harris County area. Like all NCL, Inc. Chapters, Champions aims to foster the mother-daughter relationship by serving its communities together.

NCL, Inc. Champions Chapter is the 101st Chapter of the National Charity League, Inc.
Our Chapter was organized in May 2001, and became a fully chartered Chapter in June
2003, and has obtained full non-profit status. We partner with various philanthropies in
the Greater Houston area with an emphasis on organizations serving Northwest Harris
and South Montgomery Counties. Champions Chapter also engages with District-Wide
and National philanthropies which have been selected to partner with NCL, Inc. by our
District and National leadership. Our Chapter has a diverse membership base spanning
Cypress-Fairbanks, Klein and Tomball Independent School Districts, inclusive of all
private schools within the Northwest Harris County and those who homeschool within
those districts.

Join Our Chapter

Interested in joining our chapter?  A Prospective Member must be sponsored by a current member of 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.

We would love for new mothers and daughters who want to serve their communities join our chapter!  Reach out to our vice presidents of membership today!

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

Community Service

Each NCL, Inc. Chapter promotes social awareness by considering the local community’s needs and selecting appropriate non-profit organizations to serve.  Each Chapter then supports its philanthropic service partners through different volunteer activities.

We work with the following philanthropies:

  • Abandoned Animal Rescue (AAR)
  • Alzheimer’s Association
  • American Heart Association
  • American Red Cross
  • Arthritis Foundation
  • Boys and Girls Country
  • Camp Hope
  • Cy-Fair Helping Hands
  • Disaster Response
  • Habitat for Humanity (Northwest Harris County Chapter)
  • Houston Repertoire Ballet
  • Leukemia and Lymphoma Society
  • Methodist Willowbrook Hospital
  • NAM (Northwest Assistance Ministries)
  • National Day of Service – January 16, 2023
  • Operation Gratitude
  • Park Manor- Tomball
  • Parsons House Assisted Living
  • Pearl Fincher Museum of Fine Arts
  • Project Linus
  • REACH Unlimited
  • Special Olympics
  • Susan G. Komen for the Cure
  • TEAM
  • Texas Children’s Hospital
  • The Giving Gown Foundation
  • The Kindness Campaign
  • Wunderlich Farm

Leadership Development

Nurturing confidence through opportunities to learn and grow, while also building problem-solving skills through a supportive environment of healthy relationships.

Examples of skills developed include:

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

Our Chapter Board of Directors:

  • President: Patty Stevens
  • President Elect: Songkhla Winter
  • Secretary: Kristin Baker
  • Treasurer: Erica Garrison
    Griselda Zendejas
  • Parliamentarian: Victoria Meyer
  • Vice President Communications: Hardeep (Debbie) Bal
    Carlee Mayor
  • Vice President Membership: Heather Stiegman
    Alida Esmilla
  • Vice President Philanthropy: Kelli Fowler
    Katrina Pena
  • Vice President Provisionals: Kyla Porche
  • Vice President Ticktockers: Christie Subirats
    Jennifer Thomas
  • Sustainer Liaison: KARINA RAMIREZ
    Dana Croswhite
  • Vice President Chapter Engagement and Inclusion (formerly Vice President Patroness Activities): Mollie Leavins

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.

2020-2021 Blue Rose Chapter Award

Our chapter has been awarded the Blue Rose Chapter Award  for the 2020-2021 year, as we have completed our annual requirements, participated in #GivingTuesday and the national philanthropy program, and held a Sustainer event.