About Our Chapter
NCL, Inc., Eastern Star 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 the city of Sachse, the city of Wylie, the city of Murphy and the city of Plano East of I75. Like all NCL, Inc. Chapters, Eastern Star aims to foster the mother-daughter relationship by serving its communities together.
2019-2020 Blue Rose award winner! We have completed our annual requirements, participated in #GivingTuesday and the national philanthropy program, and held a Sustainer Event.
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.
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:
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:
- Alzheimer’s Association
- Amazing Grace Food Pantry
- American Heart Association
- American Red Cross
- Capes for Kids
- Children’s Medical Center
- Disaster Response
- Feed My Starving Children
- Journey to a Dream
- Linus Blankets
- Living for Zachary
- Meals on Wheels
- My Possiblities
- North Texas Food Bank
- Operation Gratitude
- Operation Kindness
- Plano ISD
- Serving our Community
- Soupmobile/Tango Tab Feed the City
- Wreaths Across American
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:
- Consensus building
- Team building
- Conflict resolution
- Event planning
- Parliamentary procedure
Our Chapter Board of Directors:
- President: Jennifer Leedy
- President Elect: Crystal Sheeley
- Secretary: Jill Ray
- Treasurer: Dana McBride
- Parliamentarian: Sherry Fitzgerald
- Vice President Communications: Kate Godwin
- Vice President Membership: Crystal Hays
- Vice President Philanthropy: Beth Dvoracek
- Vice President New Members: Stacy Cortesano
- Vice President Ticktockers: Renee Shaw
- Vice President Chapter Engagement and Inclusion: Amy Zorka
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.