Hill Country

About Our Chapter

NCL, Inc., Hill Country 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 Northwest Austin, Cedar Park, or Leander. Like all NCL, Inc. Chapters, Hill Country aims to foster the mother-daughter relationship by serving its communities together.

The Hill Country Chapter of National Charity League, Inc. (NCL, Inc.) is a group of Texas mothers and daughters in the Northwest Austin, Cedar Park, and Leander areas who have come together committing to community service, leadership development and cultural experiences.

Like all NCL, Inc. chapters, the Hill Country Chapter aims to foster the mother-daughter relationship by serving their communities together.

Hill Country Chapter was the 251st NCL, Inc. chapter to form in the United States.

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

For any questions regarding Membership, requests for transfers or assistance with connecting as a Sustainer, email us.

NCL, Inc. is a sponsorship organization.

Prospective members who wish to join Hill Country Chapter must be sponsored by an active & good standing member of the National Charity League, Inc. (NCL, Inc.) Hill Country Chapter. Prospective members need to reside in Northwest Austin, Leander, or Cedar Park. Membership opportunities are dependent on Chapter openings and its membership selection process. The membership selection process occurs one time each year.

If you know someone in NCL, Inc. Hill Country Chapter, talk to her about the Chapter’s boundaries, membership time and financial obligations, and membership drive timeline.

If you do not know someone in NCL, Inc. Hill Country Chapter or still have questions regarding membership, please complete the Membership Inquiry form using the link above.

WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

Mothers (Patronesses) and daughters (Ticktockers) participate in a six-year core program of community service, leadership development, and cultural activities. Members who continue their affiliation with the organization beyond the six years are called Sustainers. The Hill Country Chapter is looking for members who will embrace all three pillars of our mission, as well as our core values:

  • Honoring the mother-daughter bond by together learning, growing and MODELING responsibility and graciousness
  • EMPOWERING women with the skills and confidence to lead
  • Nurturing through MENTORSHIP
  • Inspiring a LEGACY of social awareness and compassion
  • Providing depth of support in LOCAL communities
  • Integrity and excellence in EVERYTHING we do

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. 

Some of the philanthropies we work with are:

  • AGE of Central Texas Williamson County
  • Austin Scottish Rite Theater
  • Austin Shakespeare
  • Blanton Museum of Art
  • Central Texas Food Bank
  • Fig Leaf
  • Micah 6
  • Open Door
  • Operation Gratitude
  • Partners in Hope Lake Travis
  • Pop Up Birthday Foundation
  • Reveal Resource Center
  • Ronald Mcdonald House Charities
  • Samaritan Health Ministries
  • Texas Humane Heroes

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
This year’s Board Members:

  • President: Cheryl Anderson
  • President Elect: Cecilia Eklund
  • Secretary: Seana Willing
  • Treasurer: Alison Ferguson
  • Parliamentarian: Teri Radloff
  • Vice President Communications: Jill Khashayar
  • Vice President Membership: Amy Love
  • Vice President Patroness Activities: Julia Hawthorne
  • Vice President Philanthropy: Erin Bloss
  • Vice President Provisionals: Julia England
  • Vice President Ticktockers: Cecilia Eklund
  • Sustainer Liaison: Julia England

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.