About Our Chapter
NCL, Inc., Lady Bird 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 Katy, Richmond and Fulshear Texas. Like all NCL, Inc. Chapters, Lady Bird aims to foster the mother-daughter relationship by serving its communities together.
The Lady Bird Chapter was formed in 2010 as an expansion chapter, and received chartered status in April 2012. Members primarily live in and around the community of Katy, Richmond, and Fulshear, Texas.
Our mission is to foster the mother-daughter relationship in a philanthropic organization committed to community service, leadership development and cultural experiences. Through the mother-daughter relationship, National Charity League will develop strong women leaders serving and impacting communities today and for generations to come.
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.
We invite you to consider membership in the Lady Bird Chapter. Some things to keep in mind about the membership process:
- Timeline: Applications for membership are accepted during the Annual Membership Drive each year for daughters at the time of the Membership Drive.
- Residence: A Prospective Member shall reside in the attendance areas of Katy, Fulshear and Richmond.
- Sponsorship: A Prospective Member shall be sponsored by an Active Member and co-sponsored by an Active, Provisional or Sustainer Patroness Member in our Chapter.
- Application: A Prospective Member shall only apply to one Chapter.
Our membership drive officially begins on January 15, 2024. If you would like more information on applying to the Lady Bird Chapter, please contact LeeAnn Esteves at email@example.com
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
- American Cancer Society
- American Heart Association
- American Red Cross
- Angel Gowns by Diane
- Ballard House
- Brookwood Community
- Camp Hope
- Citizens For Animals Protection
- Clothed by Faith
- Disaster Response
- Down Syndrome Association
- Fort Bend County Women’s Center (FBCWC)
- Fort Bend Partnership for Youth, Inc.
- Fort Bend Rainbow Room
- Hangar Unity Center
- Heritage Park
- Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation
- Katy Christian Ministries(KCM)
- Kidz Club
- lunches of love
- Meals On Wheels
- Operation Gratitude
- Philanthropy Bus Tour
- Philanthropy Fair
- Project Linus
- St Jude Children’s Research Hospital
- Susan G Komen
- Willow River Farms
Our chapter is centered on serving others in need with a special emphasis on charities involving children.
American Cancer Society
Citizens For Animals Protection (CAP)
Clothed By Faith
Down Syndrome Association
Fort Bend County Women’s Center (FBCWC)
The Fort Bend Rainbow Room
Heritage Park of Katy Nursing & Rehabilitation Center
Katy Christian Ministries (KCM)
Lunches Of Love
Meals on Wheels
Muscular Dystropy Association
Susan G. Komen
Willow River Farms
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:
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.
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.
VP Standards Jaime Burris
VP New Members: Ana Reyes
VP Ticktockers: Kim Novosad
VP Philanthropy: Candice Moody
Recording Secretary: Jessica Manske
Treasurer: Demori Driver
Parliamentarian: Kristin Owen