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:

  • Volunteers of America

Local 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
Volunteers of America
Women’s Empowerment

National Philanthropies:
Alzheimer’s Association
American Heart Association
American Red Cross
Operation Gratitude

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: Jennie McCarl
  • President Elect: Laurie Powers
  • Secretary: Olivia Darzell
    Diana Fat-Carpenter
  • Treasurer: Sarah Ellis
  • Parliamentarian: Mona O’Brien
  • Vice President Communications: Shannon Young
  • Vice President Membership: Dawn Graham
  • Vice President Philanthropy: Michelle Kessel-Harbart
  • Vice President Provisionals: Marcie Dart
  • Vice President Ticktockers: Stephanie Ketsdever
    Stacy Spector
  • 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.