Palos Verdes

About Our Chapter

NCL, Inc., Palos Verdes 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 Palos Verdes Estates, Rancho Palos Verdes, Rolling Hills Estates, or Rolling Hills areas, including those residing in the 90274 and 90275 zip code areas. Like all NCL, Inc. Chapters, Palos Verdes 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
  • American Heart Association
  • American Red Cross
  • Ballet California
  • Belmont Village Assisted Living Communities
  • Boys and Girls Club of LA Harbor (BGCLA)
  • Cabrillo Marine Aquarium (CMA)
  • Disaster Response
  • Friends of Cabrillo Marine Aquarium
  • Friends of the Lomita Library (FOLL)
  • Friendship Foundation
  • Grand Vision Foundation (Warner Grand Theater)
  • Harbor Animal Services of Los Angeles
  • Harbor-UCLA Medical Center Guild
  • Heal the Bay
  • Kindness Rocks Project
  • Miraleste Early Learning Academy (MELA)
  • Operation Gratitude
  • Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy (PVPLC)
  • Peace4Kids (P4K’s)
  • Peninsula Education Foundation (PEF)
  • Peninsula Friends of the Library
  • Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center
  • Richstone Family Center
  • South Coast Botanic Garden
  • Special Olympics of Southern California
  • Sunrise Early Childhood Center
  • Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation Los Angeles County
  • The Kindness Campaign
  • Toberman Neighborhood Center (TNC)
  • Torrance Memorial Medical Center Auxiliary
  • USC Street Medicine
  • Valmonte Early Learning Academy (VELA)

 Philanthropy Highlight: Watch the Philanthropy Drive-Thru Video July 2020


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: Erica Mangham
  • President Elect: Kimberly Sweers
  • Secretary: Amy Davis
  • Treasurer: Kristen Jensen
  • Parliamentarian: Vivian Limb-Ng
  • Vice President Communications: Mariko Hama
  • Vice President Membership: Diane Suzuki
    Pauline Matarazzo
  • Vice President Philanthropy: Heather Campbell
    Marla Thompson
  • Vice President New Members: Jean Christen
    Jennifer Smith
  • Vice President Ticktockers: Jeanine Hoffmann
  • Sustainer Liaison: Christine Myrick
    Susanna Munro
  • Vice President Chapter Engagement and Inclusion: Shaida Gomez
    Susan Fetters

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.

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