San Luis Rey

About Our Chapter

NCL, Inc., San Luis Rey 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 Bonsall, Fallbrook, San Luis Rey, or Vista area. Like all NCL, Inc. Chapters, San Luis Rey aims to foster the mother-daughter relationship by serving its communities together.

We foster mother-daughter relationships in a philanthropic organization committed to community service, leadership development and cultural experiences.


Join Our Chapter

Interested in joining 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.

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:

  • Alta Vista Botanical Gardens
  • Alzheimer’s Association
  • American Heart Association
  • American Red Cross
  • Angel Society
  • Armed Services YMCA
  • Boys & Girls Club of North County
  • Disaster Response
  • Don Dornan Games
  • Fallbrook Beautification Alliance
  • Fallbrook Chamber of Commerce
  • Fallbrook Community Center
  • Fallbrook Food Pantry
  • Fallbrook Historical Society
  • Fallbrook Land Conservancy
  • Fallbrook Library
  • Fallbrook Senior Center
  • Fallbrook Skilled Nursing Facility
  • Foundation for Senior Care
  • Giving Tuesday
  • Hope Clinic for Women Formerly (Fallbrook Pregnancy Resource Center)
  • Live Oak Park Coalition/Flbrk. Live Oak Dog Park Committee
  • MCAS Camp Pendleton
  • Mini Leadership Project
  • NCL – San Luis Rey Chapter Events
  • NCL-Pumpkin Succulents
  • NCL-Wreaths
  • New Haven Youth and Family Services
  • Operation Gratitude
  • R.E.I.N.S. Therapeutic Horsemanship
  • Rally for Children
  • Solutions For Change
  • Soup Kitchen (St Peter the Apostle Catholic Community – On Site)
  • Stand Up for Kids
  • Susan G Komen
  • The Kindness Campaign
  • We Can Food Drive

Our chapter has received the Blue Rose Chapter Award for the 2020-2021 year. We have completed our annual requirements, participated in #GivingTuesday and the national philanthropy program,
and held a Sustainer Event.

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: Liz Schmierer
  • President Elect: Lisa Simon
  • Secretary: Marilyn Harris
  • Treasurer: Cherie Brown
  • Parliamentarian: Leea Powell
  • Vice President Communications: Donna Marmolejo
  • Vice President Membership: Lani Steenhard
  • Vice President Philanthropy: Adrienne Petersen
  • Vice President New Members: Denise Rivera
    Denise Rivera
  • Vice President Ticktockers: Jasmine Smith
  • Vice President Chapter Engagement and Inclusion: Trish Barrameda
    Trish Barrameda

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


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.

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