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President’s Corner

Welcome to the President’s Corner! 

We are off to a tremendous first quarter here at NCS. We opened the year with a lively Annual Membership Night in January. I have repeatedly heard from members that “more business gets done at Membership Night than any other event”. In addition to the fun, food, and refreshments, there is a lot that takes place behind the scenes, so you don’t want to miss next year’s event. I owe a big thanks to our NCS and STARBASE staff for their hard work and passion for this and all of our events. A special shout-out to Lana Wallis for stepping up to lead the charge!

Also, our 11th Annual Lou Frey Memorial Charity Golf Tournament was held at the prestigious Interlachen Country Club on March 25, 2024. A big thanks to all of the sponsors and tournament co-chairs Brian Holmes and Marcia Bexley. These two individuals have co-chaired the event since it began and we have realized well over $500,000 for scholarships, STEM, and Civics education. I hope you will plan to join us at the Florida Simulation Summit on April 25 at the Doubletree Hotel at the entrance to Universal Studios. This is now truly a regional event as Seminole and Osceola counties have joined Orange County as our event partners. This year’s exciting theme is Transforming Health Care through Intelligent Technologies. 
Finally, we are working with our Board of Directors and stakeholders to provide new avenues of support for our members to support our original goal of advancing M&S technology. Stay tuned…

Feel free to personally reach out to Neal or me with any questions and suggestions. Thanks for the continued support!


George E. Cheros
President and CEO