About Our Chapter

NCL, Inc., Pier 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 Manhattan Beach, Hermosa Beach or Redondo Beach. Like all NCL, Inc. Chapters, Pier aims to foster the mother-daughter relationship by serving its communities together.

NCL, Inc., Pier Chapter held their Formation Meeting in October, 2018. We are the 257th NCL, Inc. Chapter to form in the United States. 

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.

Pier Chapter Annual Membership Drive 

Begins October 1, 2021

Applications open to girls from the high school graduating classes of 2028, 2027 and 2026 who live in Manhattan Beach, Hermosa Beach and Redondo Beach.

Prospective Member Information Meetings:

  • Saturday, October 23 – 10:00 am – 11:30 am – in person; contact for details
  • Tuesday, October 26 – 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm – in person; contact for details
  • Wednesday, November 10 – 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm – via Zoom; contact for details

For more information, contact membershippier@nclonline.org

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:

  • Alzheimer’s Association
  • Chemocessories
  • Friends of Ballona Wetlands
  • I Have a Dream Foundation
  • Lovejoy Foundation
  • New Challenge Ministries
  • Surfrider Foundation
  • Walk With Sally


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
  • President: Megan Zimmer
  • President Elect: Leslie Capstraw
  • Secretary: Angelina Chang
  • Treasurer: Lisa Brewer
  • Parliamentarian: Heather Steggell
  • Vice President Communications: Marilyn Wee Sit
  • Vice President Membership: Lisa Becker
  • Vice President Patroness Activities: Nancy Humbarger
    Janice Arnson
  • Vice President Philanthropy: Katie Stone
  • Vice President Provisionals: Donna Gin
  • Vice President Ticktockers: Eva Wong

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.