Vista Oak

About Our Chapter

NCL, Inc., Vista 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 the San Ramon Valley Unified School District. Like all NCL, Inc. Chapters, Vista Oak aims to foster the mother-daughter relationship by serving its communities together.

NCL, Inc., Vista Oak Chapter held its Formation Meeting in 2002. We are the 105th NCL, Inc. Chapter to form in the United States. 

Join Our Chapter

Membership Inquiry Form

For any questions regarding Membership, requests for transfers or assistance with connecting as a Sustainer, email us.

Prospective Member Brochure

We invite you to submit your application with the Vista Oak Chapter of NCL, Inc. Some things to keep in mind about the membership process:

*Prospective Members need one sponsor and one co-sponsor who have attended the NCL Vista Oak Training, meet the criteria to be a sponsor or co-sponsor, and fill out the needed sponsor or co-sponsor form.

*Prospective Members may only apply to one chapter.

*Only Patronesses with daughters entering 7th grade through 10th grade and who reside in the SRVUSD boundaries are eligible for membership.

*Active Patronesses in good standing may sponsor up to two Prospective Members and co-sponsor up to two Prospective Members.

*Provisional and Sustaining Patronesses in good standing may co-sponsor up to two Prospective Members.


Please email your questions to


Important Dates to apply for 2023-2024

November 1, 2022:  Prospective Membership applications available online  

December 15, 2022Legacy Form Due

January 11, 2023: Informational night for Prospective Members and their Sponsors. Connell Residence @ 6:30 pm

January 15, 2023:  Prospective Membership applications deadline

March 1, 2023Notification to Sponsors and Prospective Members

Mothers and their daughters (grades 7-12) participate in a program that embraces:

Community Service

  • Alzheimer’s Association
  • American Cancer Society
  • American Heart Association
  • American Red Cross
  • Bay Area Crisis Nursery
  • Blackhawk Chorus
  • Blue Star Moms
  • Cake4Kids
  • California Symphony
  • Cancer Support Community
  • Concord Child Care Center
  • Crayon Initiative
  • Danville Community Band
  • Diablo Regional Arts Association (Dean Lesher)
  • Diablo Women’s Chorale
  • Disaster Response
  • Down Syndrome Connection of the Bay Area
  • East Bay Regional Parks
  • Eugene O’Neill Foundation
  • Exchange Club
  • Family House Children’s Hospital Oakland
  • Food Bank of Contra Costa County
  • Girls on the Run
  • Habitat for Humanity East Bay
  • Hospice of the East Bay Special Events
  • Hospice of the East Bay Thrift Shop
  • Junior Achievement
  • Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
  • Macedonian Outreach – Stockings and Special Events
  • Macedonian Outreach – Workroom
  • Meal On Wheels Off Site
  • Meals On Wheels
  • MedShare
  • Monument Crisis Center
  • National Day of Service – Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service – January 16, 2023
  • Open Heart Kitchen
  • Operation Gratitude
  • Operation Gratitude
  • Running with Love
  • San Ramon Senior Center

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.

Leadership Development

  • President: Whitney Jacobson
  • President Elect: Ana Gomez
  • Secretary: Christine Christensen
  • Treasurer: Diane Smyth
  • Parliamentarian: Andrea Eubanks
  • Vice President Communications: Karen Gustafson
  • Vice President Membership: Nora Lynn Dwinell
    Carrie Rasmussen
  • Vice President Philanthropy: Kristin Bush
    Rebecca Hennessy
  • Vice President Provisionals: Nicole Field
  • Vice President Ticktockers: Kim Lonergan
  • Vice President Chapter Engagement and Inclusion (formerly Vice President Patroness Activities): Denise Reid

Members have opportunities to engage in experiences that build essential skills, such as confidence, consensus and team building, event planning, conflict resolution, and parliamentary procedure.

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. We celebrate our history through traditions that honor the past while serving the future.  Activities of our Chapter include: Art, Museums, Theater.

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Instagram:  @nclvistaoak