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 2022-2023! For this year, we are currently accepting applications for current 6th grade girls in the class of 2029.  In addition, there are a limited number of spots open for the class of 2027.  

We will be having an Informational Meeting on November 13th.  

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 13th 2022: Informational Meeting to learn more about NCL

October 1, 2021:  Application process opens

January 15, 2022:  Applications due

Ready to apply? Click here.

For questions, please reach out to: membershiptucson@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:

  • Adopt-A-Roadway
  • Alzheimer’s Association
  • American Heart Association
  • American Red Cross
  • Community Food Bank
  • Diaper Bank of Southern Arizona
  • Disaster Response
  • Grow2bfit
  • Hermitage Cat Shelter
  • National Day of Service – January 16, 2023
  • Operation Gratitude
  • Pima Animal Care Center
  • Sister Jose Women’s Center
  • Special Olympics of Tucson
  • The Kindness Campaign
  • Tucson Festival of Books
  • 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

Our Chapter Board of Directors:

  • President: Songsiri Chanvitayapongs
    Lori Badillo
  • President Elect: Darlene Twiss
  • Secretary: Rebecca Sundt
    Amy Petrow
  • Treasurer: Allison Wexler
  • Parliamentarian: Mari Ricker
  • Vice President Communications: Victoria Hannley
  • Vice President Membership: Ragan Edwards
    Wendy Kurtin
  • Vice President Philanthropy: Vasu Raju
    Julie Farbarik
  • Vice President Provisionals: Maris Posadas
    Anabelle Leal-Pena
  • Vice President Ticktockers: Elizabeth Juneman
    Carmelita Galvan
  • Vice President Chapter Engagement and Inclusion (formerly Vice President Patroness Activities): Jill Harlow
    Jenn Staples

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.