Port City

About Our Chapter

NCL, Inc., Port City 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 Alexandria, Springfield, Crystal City, VA or Washington, D.C. Like all NCL, Inc. Chapters, Port City aims to foster the mother-daughter relationship by serving its communities together.

NCL, Inc., Port City Chapter is a group of Virginia mothers and daughters in the Alexandria, Springfield, Crystal City, VA or Washington, D.C. area who have come together committing to community service, leadership development and cultural experiences. Like all NCL, Inc. Chapters, Port City aims to foster the mother-daughter relationship by serving their communities together. We are the 236th NCL, Inc. Chapter to form in the United States.

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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

  • Alexandria Social Services
  • Annie B. Rose House
  • Child and Family Network Services
  • Honor Flight – Washington Reagan
  • InspireLit
  • Just TRYAN It
  • Kids Helping Kids
  • Martha’s Table
  • Mattie Miracle Cancer Foundation
  • National Breast Center Foundation
  • Running Brooke
  • The Miracle League of Alexandria


As our mission states, the Port City Chapter is a philanthropic organization committed to community service. Our chapter actively supports our local community as well as national initiatives.  In our founding year our Chapter volunteered 543 hours with our partner philanthropies.

The Port City Chapter supports the following philanthropies:

Alexandria Social Services    View

Alive!  View

Honor Flight – Washington Reagan    View

Just TRYAN It       View

Kids Helping Kids    View

Martha’s Table   View

Mattie Miracle Cancer Foundation   View

National Breast Center Foundation    View

National Charity League- Port City    View

Running Brooke     View

The Miracle League of Alexandria    View

Wreaths Across America    View

Leadership Development

  • President: Caroline Schropp
  • Secretary: Melanie Davis
  • Treasurer: Shawn Kelly
  • Parliamentarian: Linda Harvey
  • Vice President Communications: Katie Kathman
  • Vice President Membership: Michele Gibbons
  • Vice President Philanthropy: Holly Hartell
  • Vice President Provisionals: Ann Ballard
  • Vice President Ticktockers: Stacey Dash

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.

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. We celebrate our history through traditions that honor the past while serving the future.