NaTrina S. DeBow is a lifelong resident of Indianapolis and graduate of Thomas Carr Howe High School. She holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from Marian University and a Master of Science in Accounting from Kaplan University. She currently serves as Chief Financial Officer of Marion County Community Corrections and formerly served as the Financial Reporting Manager of the Marion County Clerk’s Office, where her focus in both positions has been identifying measures to improve the quality of life for individuals and families. Prior to joining the Clerk’s Office, she worked 12 years with the Indianapolis Marion County City-County Council, six of which she served as the first appointed African American Council Clerk and was instrumental in many economic efficiencies, technological updates and advancements, and initiated efforts to improve constituent understanding of the Council’s role.
NaTrina has a passion for serving youth, women and families with limited resources. She is a former foster care parent and certified educational surrogate with the Lawrence Township School District. She is also former Recording and Corresponding Secretary, Vice President and President of the Union District Baptist Association’s Matrons Auxiliary. As former President, she directed many outreach programs, including providing necessities and mentoring services to the women and children of the Craine House; participating in suicide awareness initiatives; collecting clothes and necessary items for the underserved and/or homeless citizens of Indianapolis and overseas; and participating in local “feed the homeless” programs. After her term as President, she served as Liaison to the Matrons and Home Mission/Foreign Mission Chairperson, organizing various mission projects locally and abroad.
NaTrina currently serves as Secretary of the Westside Elevation Community Center Board of Directors, a board member of the Pike Township Fire Merit Board, Precinct Committeeperson for Pike Township, member of the Northwest Community Resource District Council, and a board member of BUILD (Believers United in Local Development), a pre-apprenticeship program that strives to build the character and lives of individuals ages 15 and up, affording them greater opportunities for social and economic stability. Additionally, she has worked with several volunteer organizations, such as the Julian Center, the American Cancer Society, and the former Indianapolis Girl’s School.
NaTrina lives in Indianapolis with her husband Charles. She is a proud mother of six and grandmother of three and enjoys traveling and spending time with her large family. She has been a faithful member and avid worker of Friendship Missionary Baptist Church for over 25 years, dedicating her time in many areas of the congregation.