About Our Chapter
NCL, Inc., Texas Diamonds 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 Cy-Ranch HS, Bridgeland HS, Cy-Park HS, Katy ISD (North of I-10) or Waller ISD. Like all NCL, Inc. Chapters, Texas Diamonds aims to foster the mother-daughter relationship by serving its communities together.
Our chapter has received the Blue Rose Chapter Award for the 2019-2020 year. We have completed our annual requirements, participated in #GivingTuesday and the national philanthropy program.
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.
For any questions regarding Membership, requests for transfers or assistance with connecting as a Sustainer, email us.
Members have opportunities to engage in experiences that build essential skills, such as confidence, consensus and team building, event planning, conflict resolution, and parliamentary procedure.
Activities of the Texas Diamonds Chapter include:
Officer and leadership positions
A six-year core program which includes the following elements: Friendship/etiquette
High school preparedness
College/Career: choices/applications/interview skills
Independent living skills
We invite you to consider membership in the NCL, Inc., Texas Diamonds Chapter.
Some things to keep in mind about the membership process:
Timeline: Applications for membership are accepted during the Annual Membership Drive from October-January each year, for daughters in grades 6th-9th at the time of the Membership Drive.
Residence: To be eligible for membership in the 2022-2023 Membership Drive for NCL, Inc., Texas Diamonds Chapter, daughters must currently be in the 6th grade and you must fit into our Chapter’s Boundaries which are: Members shall reside in or attend school in: Cy – Ranch HS, Bridgeland HS, Cy-Park HS, Katy ISD (North of I-10) or Waller ISD
Sponsorship: A Prospective Member shall be sponsored by an Active Member and co-sponsored by an Active, Provisional or Sustainer Patroness Member in our Chapter. (We can help connect you with a sponsor and co-sponsor, if needed!).
Application: A Prospective Member shall only apply to one Chapter.
Learn about the membership process by reading our Membership_Prospective_Packet_2022-2023.pdf
DATES FOR INFORMATIONAL MEETINGS
IN PERSON AND ZOOM
October 21st- Prospective Meeting #1 – The Foundry – 10203 Fry Rd, Cypress, TX 77433
- 6:30- 7:30 PM
November 8th – Prospective Meeting #2 – The Foundry – 10203 Fry Rd, Cypress, TX 77433
- 8:00 PM – 8:45 PM
After you’ve read our Prospective Member Packet, please click here to fill out and submit your Membership Inquiry form, or for any questions regarding Membership, if you do not have a sponsor, requests for transfers, or assistance with connecting as a Sustainer; email us at firstname.lastname@example.org .
In the meantime, your Sponsor and Co-Sponsor will be glad to answer any questions you may have about NCL, Inc.
Thank you again for your interest in our NCL, Inc., Texas Diamonds Chapter.
Mothers and their daughters (grades 7-12) participate in a program that embraces:
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:
- Cy-Fair Helping Hands
- Houston Food Bank
- Our Daughter’s House
- Special Pals
- The Kindness Campaign
Cy-Fair Helping Hands
Wreaths Across America
Houston Food Bank
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:
- Consensus building
- Team building
- Conflict resolution
- Event planning
- Parliamentary procedure
- President: Kelly Barwick
- President Elect: Mary Elam
- Secretary: Julie Toth
- Treasurer: Denise Maldonado
- Parliamentarian: Christina Hiemstra
- Vice President Communications: Maria Mulhair
- Vice President Membership: Carrie Blume
- Vice President Philanthropy: Aditi Atri
- Vice President Provisionals: Geovanna Burgess White
- Vice President Ticktockers: Tracey Simmons
Texas Diamonds Members have opportunities to engage in experiences that build essential skills, such as confidence, consensus and team building, event planning, conflict resolution and parliamentary procedure. Leadership activities of our Chapter include:
Spring/Fall District Training
Ticktocker Office Training
Bight Size Training Online
Ongoing Mentorship of Ticktocker/Patroness Partners
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.