About Our Chapter

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

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.


We will have Question and Answer sessions for those interested in joining the Sacramento chapter. Please complete the inquiry form noted above if you would like to attend.

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:

    Albert Einstein Residence Center
    American River Parkway Foundation
    Foster Youth Education Fund Fashion Show
    Mustard Seed School
    River City Food Bank
    Ronald McDonald House Charities
    Ryan’s Case for Smiles-ConKerr Cancer
    Sacramento Children’s Home Crisis Nursery
    Sacramento Children’s Museum
    Sacramento Zoo
    Saint John’s Program for Real Change
    Soil Born Farms
    Special Olympics of Northern California
    VA Northern California Health Care System
    Women’s Empowerment

    National Philanthropies:
    American Heart Association
    Operation Gratitude
    The Kindness Campaign (TKC)

    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: Michele Godlove
    • President Elect: Jennie McCarl
    • Secretary: Nena Anyimi
      Valerie Dichiara
    • Treasurer: Sarah Ellis
    • Parliamentarian: Joy Redmon
    • Vice President Communications: Shannon Young
    • Vice President Membership: Laurie Powers
    • Vice President Patroness Activities: Carin Wisner
    • Vice President Philanthropy: LaDawn Benkosky
    • Vice President Provisionals: Marcie Dart
    • Vice President Ticktockers: Laura Lehrer
    • Sustainer Liaison: Jo’Vel Prejean-Hickey

    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.