Agency Leadership

Tina CloerTina Cloer
President and CEO

Tina Cloer's upbringing in an at-risk family that struggled to find its path to self-sufficiency makes her the quintessential leader for Children's Bureau. As the President and CEO, Tina is committed to ensuring that the agency's services achieve the best outcomes for children and families. She understands the importance of utilizing clinically proven best practices to address the human condition and progressive business practices when providing strategic direction for a $30 million nonprofit. Tina is forward thinking and leads her organization with an eye on improving the outcomes for families in our community. She is an expert in the development of children's services in the areas of child welfare, child abuse prevention and mental health. She has more than 20 years' experience in strategic planning, leadership, nonprofit fiscal management and program development. She participates on several advisory committees related to child and family matters and is a board member for IARCA. Ms. Cloer holds a M.S. in Management from Indiana Wesleyan University, in addition to earning an undergraduate degree from DePauw University. She resides in Indianapolis with her husband of 25 years and three children.


Mark Kern
Chief Financial Officer

Annie Martinez
Vice President, Development

Board of Directors


Donna Reynolds
Donna is Principal, C:3 Consulting. She is a communications consultant and writer and has had her own business since 2002. Donna attended Indiana University, graduated from Ohio State University, and did graduate work at IUPUI.
Nick Shelton
Vice Chairman
Nick is an owner and vice president of sales and marketing at Shelton Machinery & Concept Machinery, where he has served for 17 years. He is a Purdue alum who enjoys introducing high school students to U.S. manufacturing opportunities. 

Carrie Houston
Carrie is director of human resources for Ice Miller LLP. She previously worked for Irwin Union Bank and Central Indiana Community Foundation and brings 15 years of HR expertise to our board.
Deborah Balogh, Immediate Past Chairwoman
Deborah Balogh
Immediate Past Chairwoman
Deborah is provost and vice president for academic affairs at the University of Indianapolis. She previously taught and administered at Ball State University. Her academic background is in clinical psychology.
Steve Abdalla, Wee Believers Toys 
Marvin Bailey, Consultant
Emily Biehn, Honorary Exchange Club of Speedway Representative 
Tony Bonacuse, Insurance Management Group
Myra Borshoff, Retired Borshoff Founder
Joe Breen, Huntington
Janine Burkhart, LIGHTsource
Marilyn Creedon, Honorary Lifetime Member
Deborah Farrar, Jeunesse Int'l.
Chris Fetes, J.P. Morgan Asset Management
Ann Frick, Honorary Lifetime Member
Elaine Grant, Honorary Children's Bureau Auxiliary Representative
Moses Gray, Honorary Lifetime Member
David Hartley, Home Health Depot
Richard Hayes, Duke Realty
Carrie Henderson, Indy Chamber
Rona Howenstine, OneAmerica
Troy Kafka, BMO Harris Bank
Michelle Kawiecki, First Merchants Bank
Dr. Gloria Berlanga King, Eskenazi Health
B.J. Maley, Honorary Lifetime Member
Troy Marchand, Honorary Young Professionals Board Representative
Kimberly McElroy-Jones, Metropolitan Indianapolis Central Indiana Area Health Education Center   
Jon Owens, Cushman & Wakefield 
Marilyn Pecsok, Honorary Lifetime Member
Chris Phillips, City Securities Insurance
Michael Price, Honorary Lifetime Member  
Carole Puls, Roche Diagnostics Corporation
Brad Riley, Indianapolis Power & Light Company
Dr. Ramarao Yeleti, Community Health Network
Tom Zupancic, DEEM