About Our Chapter

NCL, Inc., Gardenia 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 West Roswell, East Cobb, East Cherokee and surrounding areas. Like all NCL, Inc. Chapters, Gardenia aims to foster the mother-daughter relationship by serving its communities together.

Our chapter has received the Blue Rose Chapter Award for the 2019-2020 and 2020-2021 year. We have completed our annual requirements, participated in #GivingTuesday and the national philanthropy program, and held a Sustainer Event.” NCL Gardenia Blue Rose Award

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.

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:

  • ACT3 Productions
  • Blessings in a Backpack – North Fulton and FAM (Fulton, Alpharetta, Milton)
  • Chattahoochee Nature Center
  • Erin’s Hope For Friends (E’s Club)
  • FOCUS + Fragile Kids
  • Foster Care Support Foundation, Inc.
  • Keep Roswell Beautiful – Adopt A Road
  • Mutt Madd-ness, Inc.
  • North Fulton Community Charities
  • Operation Gratitude
  • Operation Homefront
  • Roswell Arts Festival
  • Roswell Historical Society
  • The Homeless Period Project
  • The Kindness Campaign

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: Abby Doyle
  • President Elect: Ann Hammenecker Powell
  • Secretary: Lisa Mirando
  • Treasurer: Mathi Sivanandan
  • Parliamentarian: Kelly Ehrhardt
  • Vice President Communications: Robin Miller
  • Vice President Membership: Karla Giltner
    Maria Perry
  • Vice President Philanthropy: Jennie Bushey
    Laurie Carlton
  • Vice President Provisionals: Darcy Shearer
  • Vice President Ticktockers: Cynthia Pearl
    Laura Thompson
  • Sustainer Liaison: Sara McNabb

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.