Greater Nashville

About Our Chapter

NCL, Inc., Greater Nashville 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 Williamson County or Davidson County. Like all NCL, Inc. Chapters, Greater Nashville aims to foster the mother-daughter relationship by serving its communities together.

NCL, Inc., Greater Nashville Chapter held their Formation Meeting on March 8th, 2020, and we are the first chapter in Tennessee.  We are the 278th NCL, Inc. Chapter to form in the United States.



Our membership is comprised of girls in grades seven through twelve living in the Greater Nashville area, and their mothers. We support the Davidson and Williamson County area with volunteer opportunities throughout both counties, with a strong focus on Brentwood, Franklin, and Nashville.



The girls in our Chapter participate in a six-year program, designed to take them through an age-appropriate experience focusing on community service, leadership development, and cultural experiences.  This framework is based on the following concepts:

  • Strengthening the mother-daughter bond 
  • Empowering women with the skills and confidence to mentor and lead
  • Inspiring a legacy of social awareness and compassion
  • Providing depth of support in local communities
  • Honoring a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion
  • Modeling integrity, graciousness, and excellence



National Charity League, Inc. is committed to the development of mothers and daughters as leaders and is dedicated to improving local communities through hands-on volunteerism. The NCL experience inspires and empowers women to succeed as confident, well-rounded and socially aware contributors to society.



Mothers (Patronesses) and daughters (Ticktockers) participate in a six-year core program of community service, leadership development and cultural experiences. Members who continue their affiliation with the organization after high school graduation are welcomed throughout their lives as Sustainers. 



The Greater Nashville Chapter is truly impacting the lives of its members and the surrounding community.

  • Most volunteer hours are worked as a mother-daughter team.
  • Nationwide, NCL, Inc. members volunteered nearly 3 million hours last year.


The Greater Nashville Chapter members volunteer for 14 local philanthropies, serving as a valuable resource for the area. This volunteer work includes a wide range of experiences, from working with foster children, assisting the elderly, or working with community members with special needs.  As a result, our members get out and learn about the community around them!

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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

  • 147 Team
  • Alzheimer’s Association
  • American Heart Association
  • American Red Cross
  • Disaster Response
  • Graceworks
  • Make-A-Wish Middle Tennessee
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Nashville Diaper Connection
  • Nashville Dolphins
  • Nashville Humane Association
  • Nashville Zoo
  • National Day of Service – Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service – January 16, 2023
  • Operation Gratitude
  • Tennessee Alliance for Kids

Make-A-Wish Middle Tennessee
Nashville Zoo
Nashville Dolphins
Nashville Diaper Connection



Leadership Development

  • President: Carrie Prickett
  • President Elect: Amy Lodge
  • Secretary: Jane Ruman
  • Treasurer: Katherine Russell
  • Parliamentarian: Connie Banovac
  • Vice President Communications: Becky Clark
  • Vice President Membership: Anne Anderson
    Keeley Kirk
  • Vice President Philanthropy: Julie McKnight
  • Vice President Provisionals: Lisa Doyle
  • Vice President Ticktockers: Rebecca Nilson
    Audrey Koss
  • Vice President Chapter Engagement and Inclusion (formerly Vice President Patroness Activities): Leigh Ann Corley

Members have opportunities to engage in experiences that build essential skills, such as confidence, consensus and team building, event planning, conflict resolution and parliamentary procedure. Chapter activities include:
  • A six year curriculum ensuring age-appropriate and relevant programming.
  • Grade-level meetings run by the Ticktockers – daughters.

  • Philanthropy projects developed and facilitated by grade-levels.

  • Leadership development for Patroness mothers through annual committee assignment.

  • Annual leadership and officer training for all members.

Cultural Experiences

Other Greater Nashville Chapter activities planned for the upcoming year include Tennessee Alliance for Kids (TAK) Christmas Wrapping/Hot Chocolate Party, CFF Cycle for Life, RMH Hustle for the House 5K and 1m fun run, the Annual Mother/Daughter Tea, and the Senior Recognition Ceremony.  At this event, members celebrate the mother-daughter bond, and most importantly, honor the Senior Ticktockers for their accomplishments as members in the Greater Nashville Chapter.

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