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Meet our new church leaders!


Tracey Choroco

A Central Florida native and UCF graduate, Tracey Choroco has been an official member of Maitland Presbyterian since 2019 and has attended services with family since first visiting the church as a preschool student. Professionally, Tracey serves as the Director of Communication for Orlando Health Foundation and brings her experience to the church's Communication Council. Tracey also volunteers with the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention and currently serves as the Central Florida Chapter's Board Chair. In her free time, Tracey spends time with her husband, Walter, and stepdaughter, Samantha, as well as her parents, Melanie and Grady Stein. She enjoys long walks with her dogs, reading, watching documentaries, true crime podcasts, traveling abroad, and getting together with close friends."

Bob O’Linn

Bob was born in Jacksonville, Florida and moved to Central Florida with his wife Sarah in 2018, joining Maitland Presbyterian shortly after settling in. They were previously members at Riverside Presbyterian Church in Jacksonville. Bob and Sarah live in Altamonte Springs with their 2 children, Olivia (3) and Luke (1). Bob graduated from the University of Florida with a J.D. and a Bachelors in Economics. After practicing law in his hometown, he joined Sarah’s family business, Florida Surety Bonds, Inc. where he is Vice President. He enjoys laughing with his kids and taking funny family pictures.

Jim Robinson

My name is Jim Robinson, I was born and raised right here in Orlando. graduating from Edgewater High School and UCF. I am currently a cardiac nurse working for Advent Health, where I have worked in the Cardiac Cath Lab for the last 19 years.

I am blessed to share my life with my amazing wife Sara. We have three crackerjack kids, Eva, David, and Elise, and an energetic Boxer named Sundae. We have made our home Maitland, living in Oakland Shores, where we enjoy the company of many congregational friends. I am blessed to have known my Lord and Savior all my life. I was raised in the church attending from the time I was a young boy. I was baptized and confirmed as a teenager, married in the church, and proud to have my children share the opportunity I have had being baptized and raised in the church too. Most recently, with a mission to spiritually feed each member of our family, we were led to Maitland Presbyterian Church. We love that we all are filled up by the Spirit, having the opportunity to plug into an excellent contemporary service, group fellowship for youth and children, men’s retreats, women’s bible studies, and our bell choir. I feel blessed to have been given the opportunity to serve when called upon.


Nan Mann

Our family joined Maitland Presbyterian in 1988 and I started singing in the choir s. One of my favorite experiences was being a member of the ladies’ ensemble known as the Grace Notes; did we have fun! I also enjoyed serving as a Trustee, teaching Sunday School and leading the music during Vacation Bible School. More recently, I have become a member of the NBC (Not By Choice) group and the ladies’ Bible Study. I have always found our church to be friendly and warm and feel blessed to be part of this community of faithful Christians. I look forward to serving our members as a Deacon.

David Green

My wife and I both grew up in Christian families and have been active in churches since early childhood. We have been attending this church for about 15 years. We first came here when we were invited by friends from the Bach Choir to come sing with them in this choir. Shortly after that, interim pastor Jerry Iworks invited us to join this church. We fell in love with our new church family have been honored to serve here since then. I was ordained an Elder of the church under Pastor Ron Smith and served 3 years on the Session. As part of that, I worked with the Hospitality group and served two years on the church nominating committee. Which, I am proud to say, eventually led to the calling of our present pastors Dave and Megan. I currently sit on the Board of Trustees and the Property committee and I look forward to this next step of service to our church family as a Deacon for the next few years. I also serve as one of the coordinators of our annual Kirkin’ O’ the Tartans service.

Brenda Thompkins

Brenda is a lifelong Presbyterian and has served as an Elder, Deacon,and Stephen Minister. Her walk has led her on mission trips to the Amazon and Kiev, Ukraine. Brenda has three children and five grandchildren and Grandma is herfavorite title. Presently she serves as Funeral Coordinator and she has a day and evening Mahjong class in Fellowship Hall. Brenda is honored to serve again on the Diaconate.

Melanie Stein

Melanie has lived in south Seminole County since the 1960’s. Her parents joined MPC and were active members for many years. Her father, Rip Kirby, served as an elder.

Melanie is a retired licensed mental health counselor. She has been married (to Grady) for almost 45 years. She has two step-sons, and together they have a daughter, Tracey Choroco, who is also a member of MPC. Melanie joined MPC is 2012, and has served as chair of the PNC, chair of the Personnel Committee, sings with the Praise Team, and is a member of the Miriams PW Circle.

CNC for 2022

Mike McAlpin, Chair

Mike McAlpin is a brilliant computer scientist who, despite his extensive education, can often be found swimming in large bodies of open water in Florida. He is a long time member of Maitland Pres and is known at the church both for his leadership as an elder and his ability to sleep on concrete in the middle of the day at church campouts (a testament to his military service). His wife Patty is wonderful. Seriously, get to know Patty. (Mike’s bio didn’t arrive in time, so this has been provided by Pastor Megan).

Debbie Horn

I have been a member of Maitland Presbyterian Church