About Our Chapter

NCL, Inc., Monarch 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 Forest (or South of Irvine) to San Clemente, the Laguna/Dana Coast to east Mission Viejo/Ladera Ranch; not including Coto de Caza or Dove Canyon. Like all NCL, Inc. Chapters, Monarch 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.

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
  • Alzheimer’s Orange County (AlzOC)
  • American Heart Association
  • American Red Cross
  • Augie’s Quest to Cure ALS
  • Beyond Blindness
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of Capistrano Valley
  • Casa Romantica
  • Community Outreach Alliance (COA)
  • Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA)
  • Dana Point Festival of Whales
  • Dana Point Turkey Trot
  • Extraordinary Lives Foundation
  • Family Assistance Ministries (FAM)
  • Gigi’s Playhouse
  • Homefront America
  • Illumination Foundation
  • Jessie Rees Foundation/NEGU
  • Laguna Playhouse
  • Laura’s House
  • Live Like Jojo
  • Meals on Wheels
  • Mission Hospital Foundation
  • Mission Viejo Library
  • Ocean Institute of Dana Point
  • Operation Gratitude
  • Operation Interdependence
  • Pediatric Cancer Research Foundation
  • Pretend City
  • Ronald McDonald Family Room at Mission Hospital
  • Saddles in Service
  • Second Harvest Food Bank
  • Shadetree Partnership
  • Shea Therapeutic Riding Center
  • South County Outreach
  • Special Camp for Special Kids
  • Special Olympics OC
  • Surfrider Foundation
  • Susan G. Komen For the Cure


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: Stacy Englhard
  • President Elect: Lisa Priggs
  • Secretary: Carrie Kitcher
  • Treasurer: Amy Spragg
  • Parliamentarian: Sarah Parsons
    Shannon Huhn
  • Vice President Communications: Lisa Priggs
  • Vice President Membership: Christy Boyer
  • Vice President Philanthropy: Amy Piil
  • Vice President Ticktockers: Nicole Queen
  • Vice President Chapter Engagement and Inclusion: Nicole Lanfranco

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.

NCL Monarch Scholarship Application

NCL Monarch 2024 Scholarship Application to Open January 2024

NCL, Inc. Monarch Chapter provides scholarship funds to local high school senior girls who have demonstrated a commitment to community service, philanthropic volunteerism and leadership, in-line with our Chapter core values. Applications will open in January 2024 and be accepted through February 20, 2024 from college-bound seniors attending the following schools:

  • Dana Hills High School
  • Mission Viejo High School
  • JSerra Catholic High School
  • Capistrano Valley Christian High School

Other eligibility requirements include: 

  • Female
  • College-bound
  • Minimum GPA 3.0
  • 80+ community service hours
  • Not a National Charity League, Inc. member, past or present, of any chapter
  • You may only apply to one NCL, Inc. chapter scholarship program 

NCL Monarch Scholarship Application 2024 URL:

Donations to our Scholarship Fund can be made directly below:

2023 Scholarship Recipients