Treaty Oak

About Our Chapter

NCL, Inc., Treaty Oak 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 Austin and surrounding Austin area. Like all NCL, Inc. Chapters, Treaty Oak aims to foster the mother-daughter relationship by serving its communities together.

Our chapter has 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.

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.

Please reach out to our VP Membership if you have questions about joining our chapter – membershiptreatyoak@nclonline.org 

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:

  • American Cancer Society
  • Austin Dog Rescue
  • Austin Parks & Recreation
  • Austin Sunshine Camps
  • CareBOX
  • Catholic Charities of Central Texas
  • Central Texas Food Bank
  • Cheyanna’s Champions 4 Children (CC4C)
  • Double Take ATX Resale Shop
  • Feed My Starving Children
  • Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, South Central Texas Chapter – Austin
  • Meals on Wheels Central Texas
  • Mobile Loaves and Fishes
  • Operation Homefront
  • Ronald McDonald House Charity of Central Texas
  • Settlement Home
  • Sickle Cell Association of Texas
  • Special Olympics
  • Susan G. Komen Austin
  • THINKERY
  • Westminster Retirement Home
  • Zilker Botanical Garden

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
  • President: Felicia Nash
  • President Elect: Molly Swinney
  • Secretary: Teresa Werner
  • Treasurer: Kelli Highsmith
  • Parliamentarian: Camille Nix
  • Vice President Communications: Jennifer Owens
  • Vice President Membership: Genevieve Johnson
    Ashlee Ligarde
  • Vice President Patroness Activities: Jenny Freid
  • Vice President Philanthropy: Holly Cohen
  • Vice President Provisionals: Melissa Castellani
  • Vice President Ticktockers: Lisa Baile

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.

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. We celebrate our history through traditions that honor the past while serving the future.  Activities of our Chapter include: Nutcracker Ballet, Symphony, Musicals, Dance Performance, Gospel Brunch, Sculpture Garden, Painting, Live Music, Art Gallery.