Texas Diamonds

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? 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.

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
Time management
Interpersonal relationships
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 January – March.
Residence: To be eligible for membership 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: No longer needed
Application: A Prospective Member shall only apply to one Chapter.



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:

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:

  • Alzheimer’s Association
  • American Heart Association
  • American Red Cross
  • Barkley’s Bookshelf
  • Boys and Girls Country
  • Camp Hope – District Philanthropy
  • Citzens for Animal Protection
  • Cy-Fair Helping Hands
  • Cy-Hope
  • Cypress Assistance Ministries
  • Disaster Response
  • Family Point Resources
  • Feed the hunger
  • Giving Tuesday
  • Houston Food Bank
  • KidsMeals
  • Mesa Outreach
  • Mian Street Ministries
  • Miracle League
  • Operation Gratitude
  • Our Daughter’s House
  • Reach Unlimited
  • Sleep in Heavenly Peace
  • Special Pals
  • The Giving Gown Foundation
  • The Kindness Campaign
  • Wreaths Across America

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: Mary Elam
  • President Elect: Brittany Hillmon
  • Secretary: Amy Wolf
  • Treasurer: Denise Maldonado
  • Parliamentarian: Jessica High
  • Vice President Communications: Sybil Wells
  • Vice President Membership: Carrie Blume
  • Vice President Philanthropy: Aditi Atri
  • Vice President Ticktockers: Anneke Pouncil
    Eleanor Lupher
  • Vice President Chapter Engagement and Inclusion: Melissa Istre

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:

National Conference

Spring/Fall District Training

Ticktocker Office Training

Bight Size Training Online

Ongoing Mentorship of Ticktocker/Patroness Partners

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.

Chapter Newsletters

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