Staff

Cris Heceta

Elder, Treasurer, Chair - Worship Team,Finance Team

Cris Heceta is the Treasurer of Orlando Presbyterian Church. Born in Youngstown, OH, her family spent most of her schooling years in Wheeling, WV. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration from Wittenberg University and an MBA in Finance and Accounting from the Owen Graduate School of Management at Vanderbilt University. Cris has spent her career in the field of accounting, particularly in the area of financial consolidation and reporting.

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Carol Bookhardt

Administrative Assistant

Carol has been an active member of Park Lake Presbyterian church for over 7 years.  Carol serves as the Secretary of the Christian Education Committee, teaches Children Church and is the craft coordinator for Park Lake’s VBS every summer.  Carol also logs over 30 hours a year as a volunteer at her daughter’s school. After taking 13 years to be a stay at home mom, Carol is enthusiastically taking on her new duties as the Orlando Presbyterian church Administrative Assistant.

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Lay Leaders

Elders

Cris Heceta

Elder, Treasurer, Chair - Worship Team,Finance Team

Cris Heceta is the Treasurer of Orlando Presbyterian Church. Born in Youngstown, OH, her family spent most of her schooling years in Wheeling, WV. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration from Wittenberg University and an MBA in Finance and Accounting from the Owen Graduate School of Management at Vanderbilt University. Cris has spent her career in the field of accounting, particularly in the area of financial consolidation and reporting.

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Guy Neff

Clerk of Session

Guy currently serves on the session of Orlando Presbyterian Church as the Clerk of Session. As a former member of the congregation of First Presbyterian Church of Orlando, he served for many years on the volunteer advisory councils for the Infant Child Care Center, and the FPCO mission department.

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Mike Woods

Chair: Christian Education Team, Pastor Nominating Committee Chairperson

Mike Woods is married to Cheryl Woods, one of the Orlando Presbyterian Church’s deacons. They have four sons, three of whom are married with a total of 8 grandchildren. Mike is a lawyer and has been an adjunct history instructor at UCF since 1990. The OPC is privileged to have Mike heading up our Sunday School teaching corp.

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Lynne Long

Chair: Finance Team, Pastor Nominating Committee Vice-Chairperson

Lynne has been an Elder for over twenty years.  Her service includes 10 years in Singles Ministry, 3 years in Christian Education and 5 years in Infant Child Care Center. Lynne also coordinated Communion services for over 15 years.  She served as the first Clerk of Session for OPC and currently chairs the Finance Team.

Having worked for over forty years with a Certified Financial Planner, Lynne is now semi retired.   She has a grown son & daughter.   Her current companions are four furry children/cats, Gracie, Buckie, Muffin and Trevor.

 


Deacons

Cheri Woods

Moderator, Board of Deacons

Cheri serves as the Moderator of the Orlando Presbyterian Church Board of Deacons.

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Londra Mead

Secretary, Board of Deacons

Originally from Springfield, Illinois, Londra came to Orlando in the early 1960’s, earned a B.S. in Business Administration at UCF and is president of her firm, Mead Management & Consulting, founded in 1997. She has four grown children and 5 grandchildren.

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