About Our Chapter
NCL, Inc., Star 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 Katy Independent School District. Like all NCL, Inc. Chapters, Star aims to foster the mother-daughter relationship by serving its communities together.
We are excited to announce that our chapter has once again 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. Way to go Stars!
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.
For any questions regarding Membership, requests for transfers or assistance with connecting as a Sustainer, email us.
We’d love you to consider membership at NCL Star Chapter.
Timeline: The Annual Membership Drive runs January 15, 2024 to March 1, 2024. Once Membership drive opens, you are welcome to submit your electronic Membership Application on this website.
Application: A Prospective Member shall only apply to one Chapter in the Katy Area.
For questions regarding Membership, Requests for Transfers or assistance with connecting as a Sustainer, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Mothers and their daughters (grades 7-12) participate in a program that embraces:
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 Diabetes Association
- American Heart Association
- American Legion Unit 164
- American Red Cross
- ARC of Katy
- Ballard House
- Brookwood Community
- Camp Hope
- Citizens for Animal Protection (CAP)
- Clothed by Faith
- Compassion Katy
- Disaster Response
- Everyday Opportunities – Journey Adventures
- Feed The Hunger
- Fort Bend Women’s Center
- Fulshear/Simonton Library
- Graeme McDaniel’s Foundation
- Holiday Philanthropy Party Fair
- Interfaith Ministries – Meals on Wheels
- Katy Christian Ministries-Bread Run/Food Pantry
- Katy Christian Ministries-Resale Shops/Special Projects
- Kidz Club
- Muscular Dystrophy Association
- National Multiple Sclerosis Society – Lone Star Chapter
- Operation Gratitude
- Operation Gratitude
- Parish School, The
- Project Linus-Houston Chapter
- Special Olympics of Texas-Greater Houston Chapter
- Special Pals
- Texas Children’s Pediatrics-Kingsland
- The Delaney at Parkway Lakes
- The Hangar
- The Westview School
- Willow River Farms (The Center)
- YMCA, Katy Branch
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:
- Consensus building
- Team building
- Conflict resolution
- Event planning
- Parliamentary procedure
Our Chapter Board of Directors:
- President: Shani Matheson
- President Elect: Amber Leech
- Secretary: Erin Reuber
- Treasurer: Dawn Ambrose
- Parliamentarian: Erin Corbett
- Vice President Communications: Mitzi Huizingh
- Vice President Membership: Shannon Lopez
- Vice President Philanthropy: Kim Ludwig
- Vice President Ticktockers: Marci Shipman
- Vice President Chapter Engagement and Inclusion: Kelly Blanchat
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.