Our Staff

Rev. Jennifer Eastman Hinkle



Jennifer Eastman Hinkle was born and raised in Detroit, Michigan. She graduated from Wayne State University and became a fashion designer who worked for Too, Inc. (now known as Justice and Brothers). Jennifer decided to pursue another passion, to become a Teaching Elder in the Presbyterian Church (USA). She was blessed to serve the Presbytery of Scioto Valley as a pulpit supply pastor and preacher and was officially called to West Berlin Presbyterian Church in 2009. She was appointed to Dublin Presbyterian in 201…….

Her family includes her husband, Frank; children Camden and Magdelynne; step-daughter, Brittany, son-in-law Nick; and, and grandchildren Cooper and Rory.  She enjoys spending time with God, her family, friends, and church community. In addition, she also finds time to do Zumba, tap dancing, take walks, read, design liturgical art, and sing jazz and the National Anthem at local events when she gets the chance.

Shane G Trace

Director of Music Ministries

Shane G. Trace studied music at The Ohio State University, where he trained with voice teacher, Dr. Tamara Regensberger. Shane studied under choral directors, Dr. Robert J. Ward and Dr. Hillary Apfeldstadt. While at The Ohio State University, Shane was a member at the OSU Men’s Glee Club, the Symphonic Choir and Chorale. Before coming to Dublin Presbyterian, Shane was the Director of Music at New Horizons United Methodist Church, and Glenwood Untied Methodist Church. Shane founded the Annual Westside Independence Day Concert in 2010, and he also create a series of two concerts in which the proceeds benefited breast cancer research. He was a part of a joint effort to start “Night of Broadway,” a yearly event in which a musical production is performed to raise funds for the Buckeye Region Anti-Violence Organization (BRAVO). Shane also directs the yearly musicals at Bishop Ready High School. By day, Shane is a certified fiscal professional working for the State of Ohio’s State Employment Relations Board (SERB).

Shane is married to husband David, and they are the proud parents of their three dogs, Mozart, Jefferson, and Edison.

Nola Taracko

Office Manager/Christian Education Coordinator/

Meadows Academy Liaison


Nola’s church work experience spans over a period of 35+ years. Nola has worked with children and youth at Broad Street Presbyterian Church and Highlands Presbyterian Church before coming to Dublin Presbyterian. She has also served as Children’s Choir Director and has overseen Vacation Bible School programming in various congregations.  

Nola is a proud graduate of Capital University with a focus on psychology/sociology/speech and communications.  She is married to her husband, John. They have three grown sons and six grandchildren.She loves being “Grandma” to the children and youth in our community. Nola enjoys knitting for charity and joining in the choir any chance she gets.