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.


Blue Star Designation


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?  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’d love you to consider membership at NCL Star Chapter.  


Timeline: The Annual Membership Drive runs October 1st through January 15. Once Membership drive opens, you are welcome to submit your electronic Membership Application on this website.

Sponsorship: A Prospective Member shall be sponsored by an Active Member and co-sponsored by an Active, Provisional or Sustainer Patroness Member in Star Chapter.

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 


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:

  • Alzheimer’s Association
  • American Heart Association
  • American Legion Unit 164
  • American Red Cross
  • Clothed by Faith
  • Compassion Katy
  • Disaster Response
  • Graeme McDaniel’s Foundation
  • National Day of Service – January 16, 2023
  • Operation Gratitude
  • Parish School, The
  • Special Pals
  • The Delaney at Parkway Lakes
  • The Westview School


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

Our Chapter Board of Directors:

  • President: Jackie Lanier
  • President Elect: Shani Matheson
  • Secretary: Michelle Donahue
  • Treasurer: Dawn Ambrose
    Kristy Dorsett
  • Parliamentarian: Erin Reuber
  • Vice President Communications: Christine Chapman
  • Vice President Membership: Stacey Loeffler
  • Vice President Philanthropy: Amber Leech
  • Vice President Provisionals: Becky Estes
  • Vice President Ticktockers: Marci Shipman
  • Sustainer Liaison: Kerri McCurdy
  • Vice President Chapter Engagement and Inclusion (formerly Vice President Patroness Activities): Kelly Blanchat

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.


Please visit our social media pages to see what’s been going on with our chapter!