About Our Chapter
NCL, Inc., Lake Oswego 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 Lake Oswego, Dunthorpe, West Linn and Tualatin. Like all NCL, Inc. Chapters, Lake Oswego 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.
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:
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:
- Abby’s Closet
- Alzheimer’s Association
- American Cancer Society
- American Diabetes Association
- American Heart Association
- American Red Cross
- Arts Council of Lake Oswego
- Cards for Soldiers
- Care and Share Food Supply Delivery
- Children’s Healing Art Project (CHAP)
- City of Lake Oswego, Parks & Recreation/Library
- Clackamas Women’s Services
- Disaster Response
- Down Syndrome Network (DSNO)
- Friend’s of Doernbecher
- Friend’s of Tryon Creek
- Lake Oswego Adult Community Center/Meals on Wheels
- Lake Run-NW Housing Alternatives
- Lakewood Center for the Arts
- Mercy Teams
- Northwest Children’s Outreach
- Operation Gratitude
- Oregon Humane Society
- Oswego Heritage House
- Park Academy
- Providence Child Center
- Special Olympics Oregon
- The Hunt Club & Stafford Hamlet
- The Pearl
- Tualatin Schoolhouse Food Pantry
- With Love,
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:
- President: Shannon Gleason
- President Elect: Amy Hendricks
- Secretary: Kelly Calabria
- Treasurer: Monet Hammond
- Parliamentarian: Amy Schmitke
- Vice President Communications: Kimberly Hottel
- Vice President Membership: Lauren Odman
- Vice President Philanthropy: Kathleen Jones
- Vice President Provisionals: Shellee Ensing
- Vice President Ticktockers: Dmitria Burby
Kristin La Fond
- Vice President Chapter Engagement and Inclusion: Sabrina Park
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.