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? 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 2023-2024! For this year, we are currently accepting applications for current 6th grade girls in the class of 2030. 

We will be having an Informational Meeting in January 2024.  Details for this meeting will be available at the beginning of November.  

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

Membership Inquiry Form


Some important dates to remember:

January 15, 2024: Start of membership drive.

March 1, 2024:  Prospective member applications due.

April 2, 2024:  Prospective New Member Acceptance letters sent

Application link will open on January 15th, 2024. 


For questions, please reach out to: membershiptucson@nclonline.org



For any questions regarding Membership, requests for transfers, or assistance with connecting as a Sustainer, email us at membershiptucson@nclonline.org




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:

  • Adopt-A-Roadway
  • Alzheimer’s Association
  • American Heart Association
  • American Red Cross
  • Arizona Oncology Foundation
  • Beads of Courage
  • Ben’s Bells
  • Community Food Bank
  • Diaper Bank of Southern Arizona
  • Disaster Response
  • General Philanthropy
  • Gospel Rescue Mission
  • Grow2bfit
  • Hermitage Cat Shelter
  • Integrative Touch for Kids
  • Kids of Steele
  • Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Tucson
  • Operation Gratitude
  • Pima Animal Care Center
  • 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 Festival of Books
  • Tucson Medical Center
  • Tucson Village Farm
  • Youth on Their Own

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: Darlene Twiss
  • President Elect: Victoria Hannley
  • Secretary: Meredith Lipscomb
  • Treasurer: Allison Wexler
    Allison Wexler
  • Parliamentarian: Mari Ricker
  • Vice President Communications: Brooke Hopkins
  • Vice President Membership: Wendy Kurtin
  • Vice President Philanthropy: Ingrid Patsch
  • Vice President New Members: Anabelle Leal-Pena
  • Vice President Ticktockers: Laura Lee
  • Vice President Chapter Engagement and Inclusion: Kari Meger

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.