About Our Chapter

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

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.

Welcome to the Membership Drive for the year 2021-2022! For this year, we are only accepting applicants who are in the Class of 2028 (current 6th graders).  Membership is closed for all other classes. We will be having an Informational Meeting in November for current 6th grade girls and mothers who are interested in joining the Tucson NCL Chapter in November.

If you are interested in learning more about NCL or interested in joining our chapter, please complete the Membership Inquiry Form.   

Some important dates to remember:

November 14, 2021 2pm-3:30pm: Informational Meeting to learn more about NCL (via Zoom). To RSVP, please complete a Membership Inquiry Form (see above in pink)

October 1, 2021:  Application process opens

October 30, 2021:  Legacy Applications due

January 15, 2022:  Applications due

Prospective New Member Application


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:

  • Adopt-A-Roadway
  • Arizona Oncology Foundation
  • Beads of Courage
  • Ben’s Bells
  • Community Food Bank
  • Diaper Bank of Southern Arizona
  • Gospel Rescue Mission
  • Grow2bfit
  • Hermitage Cat Shelter
  • Integrative Touch for Kids
  • Kids of Steele
  • Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Tucson
  • Project Linus
  • Ronald McDonald House of Tucson
  • Sister Jose Women’s Center
  • Special Olympics of Tucson
  • St Luke’s Home
  • The Kindness Campaign
  • Therapeutic Riding of Tucson (TROT)
  • Tu Nidito
  • Tucson Clean & Beautiful, Inc.
  • Tucson Medical Center
  • Tucson Village Farm
  • Youth on Their Own

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: Sharon Lee
  • President Elect: Karen Putnam
  • Secretary: Laura Lee
  • Treasurer: Jessica Brandt
  • Parliamentarian: Amy Petrow
  • Vice President Communications: Darlene Twiss
  • Vice President Membership: Leah Evans
    Ragan Edwards
  • Vice President Patroness Activities: Rebecca Sundt
    Jill Harlow
  • Vice President Philanthropy: Julie Farbarik
    Vasu Raju
  • Vice President Provisionals: Shook Yap
    Lisa Saffer
  • Vice President Ticktockers: Songsiri Chanvitayapongs
    Elizabeth Juneman

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.