Crystal Springs

About Our Chapter

NCL, Inc., Crystal Springs 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 Millbrae, Burlingame, Hillsborough, Foster City, San Mateo. Like all NCL, Inc. Chapters, Crystal Springs aims to foster the mother-daughter relationship by serving its communities together.

The Crystal Springs Chapter was formed in 2005 and chartered in 2007. 

Join Our Chapter

Membership Inquiry Form

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

Our Membership Drive is open from October 1 – December 1. All prospective members are required to submit a Membership Inquiry Form by December 1. Applications for membership will be available in November and must be completed by January 14.

NCL is designed as a small group leadership program whose membership is in part based on the availability of space in the daughter’s grade level so class sizes are limited. 

Please contact Membership at membershipcrystalsprings@nclonline.org with any questions.

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

Community Service

  • Alzheimer’s Association
  • American Heart Association
  • American Red Cross
  • Children’s Book Project
  • CuriOdyssey Museum
  • DIAD – Hillsborough Neighborhood Network
  • DIAD – National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
  • DIAD Children’s Book Project
  • Disaster Response
  • National Day of Service – Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service – January 16, 2023
  • Operation Gratitude
  • Pacific Beach Coalition

The Philanthropy Committee continues to actively pursue opportunities that meet the needs and interests of our membership. Our Philanthropy Expo in the Fall and our Philanthropy Faire in January give our members a look into the philanthropies we serve with guest speakers, information,and group projects. We welcome ticktockers to explore ideas of their own and apply for grants through our Philanthropy Grant Program: encouraging leadership, personal growth and innovation.

Leadership Development

  • President: Ida Gruber
  • Secretary: Jennifer Draffen
  • Treasurer: Marcy Segre
  • Parliamentarian: Sarah Solum
  • Vice President Communications: Celia Tung
  • Vice President Membership: kimberly clark
  • Vice President Philanthropy: Megan Winters
    Christine Yip
  • Vice President Provisionals: Sarah Workman
  • Vice President Ticktockers: Edith Kissko
  • Vice President Chapter Engagement and Inclusion (formerly Vice President Patroness Activities): Rahela Abbas

Cultural Experiences

As future leaders, 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. We celebrate our history through traditions that honor the past while serving the future.  Activities of our Chapter include:

o Theatre

o Musical, Opera or Symphony

o Dance/Ballet

o Art History, Art Appreciation, Museums

o Architecture, Gardens, Cultural Festivals