About Our Chapter

NCL, Inc., Livermore 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 Livermore, CA. Like all NCL, Inc. Chapters, Livermore aims to foster the mother-daughter relationship by serving its communities together.

The Livermore Chapter was founded in 2015. We have 120+ Patroness Members (moms) and 130+ Ticktocker members (daughters) at any time. In 2021-2022 chapter year (6/1/21-5/31/22), we provided over 3200 hours of community service to our philanthropy partners.

Our chapter has received the White Rose Chapter Award for the 2020-2021 and 2021-2022 years. We have completed our annual requirements and went above and beyond for our community.


White Rose

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.

Membership Inquiry Form

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

Typically, members join during their daughter’s 6th grade year and formally begin the summer before their 7th grade year. New members can be accepted prior to their 10th grade year.

Each prospective member (mother) must attain a sponsor from our chapter and attend a mandatory membership informational meeting. Prospective members need to understand that membership is a six-year commitment involving service, leadership development, and cultural experiences by both the mother and daughter. NCL Livermore cannot guarantee membership to all prospective members who apply.

If you know someone in NCL, talk to her about her Chapter’s membership obligations and membership drive timeline.

Want more information? Please email to ask questions and get registered for one of our informational meetings. You are also welcome to submit the “Membership Inquiry Form” above to receive more information.

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.

We work with the following philanthropies:

  • Alameda County Community Food Bank
  • Alzheimer’s Association
  • American Heart Association
  • Giving Tuesday
  • Operation Gratitude
  • The Crayon Initiative
  • The Kindness Campaign

Some of the other philanthropies we support include:                           

  • American Cancer Society                                           
  • Blue Star Moms                                                  
  • Culinary Angels                                                   
  • Exceptional Needs Network                                          
  • Livermore Area Recreation and Park District           
  • Livermore Heritage Guild                 
  • Livermore Downtown, Inc.                                                             
  • Paws in Need
  • Shakespeare & Performing Arts Regional Company
  • Special Olympics
  • Sunflower Hill
  • The Taylor Family Foundation
  • Tri-Valley Haven
  • Wreaths Across America

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

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.


2022-2023 Board of Directors

President: Kristy Rodrigues

President Elect: Kelly Trabert

Secretary: Rachel Richards

Treasurer: Sandi Dorkin

Vice President Communications: Sharon Traynor

Vice President Membership: Erin Ostien

Vice President Philanthropy: Rachel Leaverton and Kat Weiss

Vice President Chapter Engagement and Inclusion: Angela Stark

Vice President Ticktockers: Kelly Moore

Vice President Provisionals: Suzie McClung

Parliamentarian: Shara Hart

Past President: Karen Higgins

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.

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 world views that will shape and support our lives. We celebrate our history through traditions that honor the past while serving the future. Activities of our Chapter include visits to theatrical performances, art museums, and other local activities.