Virginia Bluebell

About Our Chapter

NCL, Inc., Virginia Bluebell 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 Centreville, Clifton, Chantilly and the surrounding areas. Like all NCL, Inc. Chapters, Virginia Bluebell 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.

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
  • Arms Wide Open Childhood Cancer Foundation
  • Best Buddies
  • Cloverleaf Equine Center (formerly known as NVTRP)
  • Community of Faith – UMC Food Pantry
  • Disaster Response
  • Fairfax County Park Authority
  • Food for Neighbors
  • Food for Others
  • Herndon Senior Center
  • Honor Flight
  • Leukemia and Lymphoma Society
  • Lost Dog & Cat Rescue Foundation
  • Mother Daughter Tea
  • NCL Inc. Virtual Events
  • Operation Gratitude
  • Self Scheduling Hours
  • She Believes in Me
  • Special Olympics Virginia
  • Sweet Julia Grace Foundation
  • Tephra – Institute of Contemporary Art
  • The Health Expo
  • The Kindness Campaign
  • The Nature Program at Cub Run RECenter
  • Willing Warriors
  • Women Giving Back
  • Workhouse Arts Center
  • 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: Suzanne Kiefaber
  • President Elect: Bethany Lang
  • Secretary: Alison Neun
  • Treasurer: Elizabeth York
    Karen Artone
  • Parliamentarian: Jessica Wadlow
  • Vice President Communications: Emily Anderson
    Kristen Duckett
  • Vice President Membership: Jigna Suresh
    Jigna Suresh
  • Vice President Philanthropy: Karen Artone
    Michele Decker
  • Vice President New Members: Heather Doran
    Susan Keenan
  • Vice President Ticktockers: Mariam Florentine
    Melissa Viswanath
  • Sustainer Liaison: Meghan Birkholz
  • Vice President Chapter Engagement and Inclusion: Janice Felt
    Katy Laurence

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.