San Diego Del Norte

About Our Chapter

NCL, Inc., San Diego Del Norte 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 San Diego area. Like all NCL, Inc. Chapters, San Diego Del Norte 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.

Please Join Us For a Prospective Member Informational Meeting On December 8, 2022!


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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 Cancer Society
  • American Heart Association
  • American Red Cross
  • Bridge of Hope (7th & 9th, 11th & 12th )
  • Curebound
  • Disaster Response
  • Father Joe’s Villages (7th & 10th Grade Focus)
  • Glenner Alzheimer’s Family Centers, Inc. (7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th Grade Focus)
  • Helen Woodward Animal Center (9th Grade Focus)
  • Just in Time for Foster Youth
  • Mended Little Hearts
  • Operation Gratitude
  • Paradise Dreams Sanctuary
  • San Diego County Library – RSF (11th Grade Focus)
  • San Diego Master Chorale
  • San Diego Refugee Tutoring
  • Standards Committee Approved-Transfer Hours from Another Chapter
  • The Kindness Campaign
  • Voices for Children
  • Words Alive!

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: Stephanie Kourie
  • President Elect: Jenny Erikson
  • Secretary: Tracy LaGrossa
  • Treasurer: Patricia O’Shaughnessy
  • Parliamentarian: Mary Kalafut
  • Vice President Communications: Taylor Hu
  • Vice President Membership: Lisa Morera
  • Vice President Philanthropy: Sarah Neal
  • Vice President Provisionals: Lory Fisher
  • Vice President Ticktockers: Cynthia Edgerly
  • Vice President Chapter Engagement and Inclusion: Janie Donnelly
    Erin Hawk

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.