Trina was born and raised in Roxana, Illinois.  She recently relocated to the Mount Vernon area with her 3 children.  She has spent the past 10 years working in St. Louis as a Labor and Delivery Nurse.  She completed her Bachelor of Science in Nursing at Southern Illinois University- Edwardsville and earned her Master’s degree at the University of Missouri- St. Louis as a Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner. In 2010, Trina was nominated as a finalist for St Louis Magazine Excellence in Nursing award for Women’s Health.