About Our Chapter
NCL, Inc., Las Vegas 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 Las Vegas, Nevada. Like all NCL, Inc. Chapters, Las Vegas aims to foster the mother-daughter relationship by serving its communities together.
Our chapter has received the Blue Rose Chapter Award for the 2019-2020 year. We have completed our annual requirements, participated in #GivingTuesday and the national philanthropy program, and held a Sustainer Event!
Currently, the Las Vegas Chapter has over 300 members providing hands-on volunteer service for 30 philanthropic organizations and contributing over 5,200 hours to our local community each year.
In addition to volunteer service to our philanthropies, Las Vegas Chapter members participate in several annual events, including:
- Provisional Brunch
- Mother/Daughter Tea
- My Girl Event
- Fall Chapter Kick-Off
- Fashion Show
- Food Drives
- Cultural Events
- Ticktocker Social Rally
- NCL Awards
- Senior Recognition
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 NCL, Inc., Las Vegas Chapter. Some things to keep in mind about the membership process:
- Timeline: Applications for membership are accepted during the Annual Membership Drive from October-January each year, for daughters in grades 6th-9th at the time of the Membership Drive.
- Residence: A Prospective Member shall reside in the attendance areas of Las Vegas, or North Las Vegas, Nevada.
- 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. (We can help connect you with a sponsor and co-sponsor, if needed!).
- Application: A Prospective Member shall only apply to one Chapter.
Learn about the membership process by reading our NCL Las Vegas Prospective Member Packet- NCL_Prospective_Member_Packet_22-23_2.pdf
After you’ve read our Prospective Member Packet, please click here to fill out and submit your Membership Inquiry form, or for any questions regarding Membership, if you do not have a sponsor, requests for transfers, or assistance with connecting as a Sustainer; email us at email@example.com .
In the meantime, your Sponsor and Co-Sponsor will be glad to answer any questions you may have about NCL, Inc.
Thank you again for your interest in our NCL, Inc., Las Vegas Chapter.
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:
- Adam’s Place
- Alzheimer’s Association
- American Heart Association
- American Lung Association in Nevada, Las Vegas
- American Red Cross
- Animal Foundation
- Assistance League of Las Vegas
- Baby’s Bounty
- Blind Center of Nevada
- Boys & Girls Club – Agassi
- Boys & Girls Club – Desert Pines
- Candlelighter’s of Las Vegas
- Catholic Charities of Southern Nevada
- ChapterWeb Philanthropy Summary Hours
- Communities in Schools
- Disaster Response
- Dress for Success
- Family to Family Connections (Touch A Truck)
- First Friday Foundation
- Get Outdoors Nevada
- Green our Planet
- JOY PROM
- Las Vegas Clark County Library District Foundation
- Las Vegas Natural History Museum
- Las Vegas Rescue Mission
- Lend a Hand
- Make-A-Wish Southern Nevada
- Miracle League
- Nevada Childhood Cancer Foundation
- Nevada Diabetes Association (NDA)
- Nevada Donor Network
- Operation Gratitude
- Opportunity Village
- Pancreatic Cancer Action (Purple Stride)
- Project 150
- Project Dot
- Ronald McDonald House Las Vegas
- Shade Tree
- Soldiers’ Angels
- Spread the Word NV
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 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: Caryne Shea
- President Elect: Maggie Plaster
- Secretary: Alyssa Ball
- Treasurer: LeAnne Murphy
- Parliamentarian: Jovanna Clarke
- Vice President Communications: Shelby Bosch
- Vice President Membership: Jessica Gitlin
- Vice President Philanthropy: Alisa Koot
- Vice President Ticktockers: Jeralyn Marchesi
- Vice President Chapter Engagement and Inclusion: Angela Rock Segler
Patroness and Ticktocker 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. Activities of our Chapter include:
- Orientation for New Provisional Members
- Training for Patronesses and Ticktockers who have taken on a leadership role
- Grade Level Mother-Daughter Planning Meetings
- Monthly Patroness Board Meetings to organize the leadership of each class’ NCL Experience
- Quarterly Ticktocker Council Meetings across grade levels to organize Chapter-wide philanthropic or cultural events
- Monthly Ticktocker Grade-Level Meetings
- Patroness General Meetings
Facilitating our daughters’ development of leadership skills is an integral part of NCL. Under the Ticktocker council, elected Ticktocker have positions that help to organize meetings, set up philanthropic and social events and plan fun activities within NCL. These positions give young women the responsibility, authority, ownership and experience that will enhance their college applications, but help them as developing women in today’s world.
CLASS BOARD OFFICERS:
- Vice-President – Philanthropy
- Vice President – Programs
- Recording Secretary
- Corresponding Secretary
- Cultural Chair
- Hospitality Chair
- Member Recognition
- Ticktocker Council Representative
- Leadership Chair
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. We celebrate our history through traditions that honor the past while serving the future. Participation in a variety of community events and structured activities helps develop cultural competence.
In addition to learning about the Arts and exploring topics such as diversity and tolerance, NCL, Inc. honors its deep roots through activities that allow for the learning and practice of social and business protocol, good manners and respect of others. Cultural activities are integrated into our Six Year Ticktocker Plan, encompassing the following suggested areas of focus:
- Musical (7th grade)
- Theater (8th grade)
- Symphony (9th grade)
- Museums/Gardens (10th grade)
- Art (11th grade)
- Dance (12th grade)
Our Chapter History
The Las Vegas Chapter of National Charity League was founded in 2003 by Laura Hobbs and Janice Stromberg. Both mothers wanted to provide their daughters with a quality community service opportunity. Charter status with the National organization was obtained in April of 2005. Our first graduating class held their Senior Presents event in 2006, now referred to as Senior Recognition.
The chapter is a part of NCL, Inc. District 8 Council-Region III; which includes the chartered chapters of Green Valley in Nevada, as well as the Arizona Chapters of Ahwatukee Foothills, Arrowhead, Cactus Wren, Camelback Mountain, East Valley, Moon Valley, Phoenix, San Tan, Scottsdale, Sonoran Centennial, and Tucson.
The Las Vegas Chapter is one of over 200 chapters nationwide. There are more than 50,000 National Charity League, Inc. members across the nation who are actively involved in the NCL, Inc. program supporting the needs of their local communities.
Laura Hobbs Founding President 2003-2005
Rita Marie Bioni 2006-2007
Dana Wiesner 2007-2008
Jodie Diamant 2009-2010
Karen Haller 2010-2011
Amy Ng 2011-2012
Kerri Dunn 2012-2013
Stephanie Bice 2013-2014
Lisa Gollard 2014-2015
Heidi Cook 2015-2016
Stacy Le Piere 2016-2017
Sharon Adashek 2017-2018
Amanda Covington 2018-2019
Shazia Kirmani-Pasha 2019-2020
Shazia Kirmani-Pasha 2020-2021
Ann Kling 2021-2022
Stephanie Ellis 2022-2023
Caryn Shea 2023-2024