About Our Chapter

NCL, Inc., Chico 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 the Chico, CA/Butte County area. Like all NCL, Inc. Chapters, Chico 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.

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:

  • 6th Street Drop-in Youth Center
  • Ability First
  • Alzheimer’s Association
  • Alzheimer’s Association – Butte County
  • American Cancer Society-Butte County
  • American Heart Association
  • American Red Cross
  • ARC of Butte County
  • Bidwell Mansion Association
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of North Valley – Chico
  • Bridging the Gap
  • Butte County Library
  • CARD (Chico Area Rec & Park District)
  • Catalyst Domestic Violence Services
  • Chico Art Center
  • Chico Children’s Museum
  • Chico Creek Nature Center
  • Chico Food Project
  • Chico Science Fair Foundation
  • Disaster Response
  • Esplanade House
  • Habitat for Humanity-Butte County
  • Inspire School of Arts and Science
  • Jesus Center
  • North State Symphony
  • Northern Valley Catholic Social Service
  • Operation Gratitude
  • Patrick Ranch
  • Peg Taylor Center
  • Project Hope-Butte County
  • Reading Pals
  • Snow Goose Festival of the Pacific Flyway
  • Stansbury Home
  • The Salvation Army of Chico
  • Torres Community Shelter

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: Amy Mickelson-Beadle
  • President Elect: Betsy Webb
  • Secretary: Sadie Read
  • Treasurer: Kimberly Harris
  • Parliamentarian: Vickie Lourenco
  • Vice President Communications: Felicia McDowell
  • Vice President Membership: Betsy Webb
  • Vice President Philanthropy: Michelle Fowkes
  • Vice President New Members: Britta Muff
  • Vice President Ticktockers: Heather Kindopp
  • Vice President Chapter Engagement and Inclusion: Kristen Carlos

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.