About Our Chapter

NCL, Inc., Highlander 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 the Highland Park, University Park, Greenway Park, West Highland Park, or Bluffview/Devonshire area. Like all NCL, Inc. Chapters, Highlander aims to foster the mother-daughter relationship by serving its communities together.

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:

  • Alzheimer’s Association
  • American Heart Association
  • Bonton Farms
  • Brother Bill’s Helping Hand
  • Child Care Group
  • Community Partners of Dallas
  • Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden
  • Feed My Starving Children
  • Highland Park ISD
  • Meals on Wheels
  • New Friends New Life (NFNL)
  • North Texas Food Bank (NTFB)
  • Perot Museum of Nature and Science
  • Ronald McDonald House
  • Salvation Army
  • SoupMobile
  • SPCA
  • Trinity River/Dogwood Canyon Audubon Centers
  • UP Public Library
  • Voice of Hope

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: Christine Palmer
    Blythe Koch
  • President Elect: Missy Finger
  • Secretary: Cindy Gray
  • Treasurer: Melanie Schoenvogel
  • Parliamentarian: Marianne Lynn
    Kim Williams
  • Vice President Communications: Sarah Vogds
    Jennifer Pankratz
  • Vice President Membership: Lauren Renfrow
    Emily Touchstone
  • Vice President Philanthropy: Beth Birdwell
    Adelaide Skinner
  • Vice President Provisionals: Kyle Huckaby
    Julie Melihercik
  • Vice President Ticktockers: Renne Lokey
    Kim Daugherty

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.