Seaside

About Our Chapter

NCL, Inc., Seaside 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 central San Diego and the surrounding area. Like all NCL, Inc. Chapters, Seaside 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.

NCL Seaside’s new Membership Campaign begins on October 1, 2023. The Chapter will be opening membership for the following Classes:

  • Class of 2026
  • Class of 2028
  • Class of 2029

Prospective Member meetings will be held in November/December 2022. The meetings will be open to any ladies interested in learning more about NCL, Inc. and the Seaside Chapter specifically; you do not need a Sponsor to attend. Additional details will be emailed to all interested members in October. 

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:

  • ALS Association/Greater San Diego Chapter
  • American Heart Association
  • Birch Aquarium
  • Coastal Roots Farm
  • Giving Tuesday
  • Jewish Family Services
  • La Jolla Youth Baseball
  • One Million People Moving

Some of Seaside’s other Philanthropy partners include:

  • Alzheimer’s Association
  • Bannister House
  • California Native Plant Society
  • Cecily’s Closet
  • Challenged Athletes Foundation
  • District 6 C.A.N. Drive
  • District 6 Military Baby Shower
  • Father Joe’s Village
  • Feeding San Diego
  • Friends of Cats
  • Helen Woodard Animal Center
  • I Love a Clean San Diego
  • Kitchens for Good
  • La Jolla Kiwanis Club
  • Lawrence Family JCC
  • Operation Gratitude
  • Project Linus
  • San Diego Audubon Society
  • San Diego Blood Bank
  • Special Olympics
  • St. Germaine Children’s Charity
  • The Kindness Project
  • Therapeutic Recreation Services
  • TOP Soccer, La Jolla Soccer
  • Traveling Stories
  • Wild Willow Farm

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
  • Public Speaking
  • Leadership & Decision Making
  • Financial Literacy
  • Relationship Building 

Seaside’s Current Board Members: 

  • President: Jean Kim
  • President-Elect: Sara Franqui
  • Secretary: Open
  • Treasurer: Marty Anderson
  • Parliamentarian: Tracey Arminio
  • Vice President Communications: Mira Sanchez Costello
  • Vice President Membership: Victoria Toyooka
  • Vice President Philanthropy: Alexia ElWardani & Julie Hom
  • Vice President Patroness Activities: Jodi Murray & Kristin Slaughter
  • Vice President Ticktockers: Kariann Medina & Aeron Tasende
  • Vice President Standards: Shannon Cain & Emma Irarragorri
  • Vice President Provisionals: Lucila De Alejandro

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.

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