About Our Chapter

NCL, Inc., Lawrence Chapter is a group of mothers and daughters who have come together in a commitment to community service, leadership development and cultural experiences.
Members reside in or attend school in Douglas or Shawnee County. Like all NCL, Inc. Chapters, Lawrence aims to foster the mother-daughter relationship by serving its communities together.

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.

Membership Inquiry Form

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

Please contact the membership committee at with any additional questions about membership.  Check back here and on our Facebook page for more information on location.


Mothers and their daughters (grades 7-12) participate in a program that embraces:

Community Service

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 Heart Association
  • American Red Cross
  • Ballard Community Center
  • Community Children’s Center
  • Disaster Response
  • Douglas County CASA
  • Douglas County Visiting Nurses Association
  • Heartland Community Health Center
  • Honor Moon
  • Just Food
  • L.I.N.K Lawrence Interdenominational Nutrition Kitchen
  • Lawrence Community Shelter
  • Lawrence Douglas County Housing Authority
  • Lawrence Farmers’ Market
  • Lawrence Parks and Recreation
  • Operation Gratitude

Leadership Development

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:

  • Confidence
  • Consensus building
  • Team building
  • Conflict resolution
  • Event planning
  • Parliamentary procedure

Our Chapter Board of Directors:

  • President: Julie Lintecum
  • President Elect: Erin Lawrence
  • Secretary: Dee Woods
  • Treasurer: Jenny Newell
  • Parliamentarian: Nealy Newkirk
  • Vice President Communications: Sarah Campbell
  • Vice President Membership: Laura Keating
  • Vice President Philanthropy: Tasha Keathley-Helms
  • Vice President Ticktockers: Jacqueline Stancil
  • Vice President Chapter Engagement and Inclusion: Alicia Smiley

Cultural Experiences

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.