Davis

About Our Chapter

NCL, Inc., Davis 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 Davis, CA, or surrounding area. Like all NCL, Inc. Chapters, Davis aims to foster the mother-daughter relationship by serving its communities together.

NCL, Inc., Davis Chapter is a group of mothers and daughters who have come together in a commitment to community service, leadership development and cultural experiences.The Davis Chapter mother-daughter teams volunteered over 3,400 philanthropy hours in the 2019-2020 year for 20 nonprofit organizations in our community, including Citizens Who Care, Davis Community Meals, Project Linus, Children’s Therapy Center, Special Olympics, TROTR, Yolo Crisi Nursery, Putah Creek, Thriving Pink, and others.

Over the past year, the Chapter has helped its philanthropy partners and community in many ways, including providing respite care for caregivers, preparing and serving meals to community members in need, volunteering at large fundraisers, and helping with watershed restoration projects,    Although the COVID-19 restrictions have temporarily halted many activities, the chapter has been finding new ways to help their partners, such as making cards for breast cancer survivors undergoing chemotherapy. NCL members have also responded to our communities new disaster-relief needs by helping organizations addressing these needs, such as the Yolo Food Bank.

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.

Interested in joining our chapter? 

Our membership drive is on now till January 15, 2021. Attend a our  Prospective Member Meeting on December 9th via zoom to learn more about our chapter, member obligations, and application timeline. Membership opportunities are dependent on Chapter openings and sponsorship by a current member of our chapter. 

Please complete this Membership Inquiry Form to receive your zoom link invitation.

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:

  • Children’s Therapy Center
  • Citizens Who Care
  • Community Harvest of Davis
  • Davis Arts Center
  • Davis Community Meals
  • Davis Musical Theatre Company
  • Davis Schools Foundation
  • Friends of the Davis Public Library
  • Operation Gratitude
  • Pence Gallery
  • Project Linus
  • Putah Creek Council
  • Salvation Army
  • Special Olympics Northern California
  • St. John’s Program
  • Suicide Prevention and Crisis Services of Yolo County (SPCS)
  • Thriving Pink
  • TROTR
  • UC Davis MIND Institute
  • Yolo Crisis Nursery

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
  • President: Amy Duffy
  • President Elect: Ashley Giovannettone
  • Secretary: Anne Brocchini
  • Treasurer: Jennifer Bercutt
  • Parliamentarian: Kathy Roggenbuck
  • Vice President Communications: Heema Govindjee-Merchant
    SHABNAM JAIJEE
  • Vice President Membership: Diana Hirning-Johnson
  • Vice President Patroness Activities: Melody Ewey
    Arlene denDulk
  • Vice President Philanthropy: Shanaz Hazel
  • Vice President Provisionals: Kristie Dunbarr
  • Vice President Ticktockers: Julie DeJong

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.

Mothers and daughters of each class attend a cultural experience together with a focus on different areas of art, theatre, dance and music.

Each Chapter celebrates the richness of its history through traditions that honor the past. The Mother Daughter Tea is an NCL, Inc. tradition. Today, NCL chapters around the country continue to embrace their long-standing traditions, as well as, create new ones.