Administration

President & Chief Executive Officer

Tanya Sharp

Tanya Sharp is the President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at Boone County Health Center. She is a graduate of Minnesota State University-Moorhead. Tanya came to Boone County Health Center in 2015 and became President and CEO in 2017.

Tanya is an active member of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) and Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA). She also sits on the National Rural Health Association (NRHA) board, the Region VII Heartland Regional Health Equity Council (RHEC VII), Prairie Health Ventures Accountable Care Organization board, and Pareto Captive board. Tanya also serves on the Albion Economic Development Committee and the Nebraska Health Association (NHA) Policy and Development board.

Tanya is married to Mike, and they have four children. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family and watching her children’s sporting events.

Contact:(402) 395-3213 tsharp@boonecohealth.org

Vice President of Fiscal Services & Chief Financial Officer

Rita Liss

Rita Liss is the Vice President of Fiscal Services and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) at Boone County Health Center. She is a graduated of the Lincoln School of Commerce.

Rita came to Boone County Health Center in 1987 and became Vice President and CFO in 2017.  She is a member of the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA).

Rita is married to Brian, and they have two grown sons.  In her spare time, Rita enjoys reading, golfing, baking, gardening, traveling, outdoor activities, and spending time with family and friends.

Contact:(402) 395-3133 rliss@boonecohealth.org

Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Lynette Kramer

Dr. Lynette Kramer is the Chief Medical Officer at Boone County Health Center. She is a graduate of the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) and the Lincoln Family Practice Residency Program. Dr. Kramer joined Boone County Health Center in 1998 and became Chief Medical Officer in 2013.

Dr. Kramer is married to Todd, and they have three children. She is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), Nebraska Academy of Family Physicians (NAFP), American Medical Association (AMA), National Management Association (NMA), and the Rural Health Advisory Board for the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services.

In her spare time, Dr. Kramer enjoys watching Boone Central Schools and Nebraska Cornhusker athletics, reading and scrapbooking.

Vice President of Patient Services & Director of Nursing

Cindy Lesiak, RN

Cindy Lesiak, RN is Vice President of Patient Services and Director of Nursing at Boone County Health Center. She is a graduate of the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) and came to Boone County Health Center in 1997.

Cindy is a member of the Nebraska Organization of Nurse Leaders and serves on the advisory committee for the nursing programs at Columbus and Norfolk Community Colleges as well as the UNMC College of Nursing in Norfolk. She grew up in Fullerton and became interested in medicine at an early age, scrubbing in on every surgical case possible with her father, a veterinarian.

Cindy says the most rewarding part of her job at Boone County Health Center is being a part of an amazing team and seeing the great things we can accomplish in rural health care. Cindy has three children. In her spare time, she enjoys golfing, gardening and kayaking.

Contact: (402) 395-3167 clesiak@boonecohealth.org

Vice President of Clinic Services

Kristie Stricklin

Kristie Stricklin oversees all five Boone County Health Center clinics. She has a Masters in Healthcare Administration and has more than 17 years of health care management experience. Kristie came to Boone County Health Center in 2019.

Kristie and her husband Dave have five children. In her spare time, Kristie enjoys watching her children’s sporting events, traveling, and spending time with family and friends.

Contact:(402) 395-3179 kstricklin@boonecohealth.org 

Vice President of Information Technology & Chief Information Officer

Larry Zoucha

Larry Zoucha is the Chief Information Officer at Boone County Health Center. He began his information technology training in the United States Navy as an Aviation Electronic Technician. During that time, Larry worked on the F14 Tomcat Fighter Jet, which peaked his interest in computers, software and information technology.

Larry came to Boone County Health Center in 2004 and became Chief Information Officer in 2013.  He is married to Bonnie, and they have four grown children and four grandchildren. In his spare time, Larry enjoys gardening, riding his motorcycle, and spending time with his family.

Contact:(402) 395-3112 mis@boonecohealth.org 

Vice President of Corporate Compliance & Risk Management

Jeanne Temme, RN

Jeanne Temme, RN is Vice President of Corporate Compliance and Risk Management. She is a graduate of the St. Josephs School of Nursing and began working at Boone County Health Center in 1981.

Jeanne is a member of the Nebraska Association for Healthcare Quality, Risk and Safety (NAHQRS), American Society for Health Care Risk Management (ASHRM), National Association Medical Staff Services (NAMSS), Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC).

Jeanne is married to Alan, and they have three grown children and four grandchildren.  In her spare time, Jeanne enjoys gardening, camping and golfing.

Contact:(402) 395-3154 temme@boonecohealth.org 

Vice President of Human Resources

Jennifer Beierman

Jennifer Beierman is Vice President of Human Resources. She is a graduate of Southeast Community College and Bellevue University. Jennifer came to Boone County Health Center in 1999 and stepped into her current role in 2002.

Jennifer is a member of the Society of Human Resource Management, American Society of Healthcare Human Resources, American Payroll Association, Nebraska Hospital Human Resources Association (NHHRA), Northeast Area Human Resources Association (NAHRA), and the Central Nebraska Human Resources Management Association (CNHRMA).

Jennifer is married to Donald, and they have three children. In her spare time, Jennifer enjoys gardening, reading and spending time outdoors, especially at the lake with family.

Contact:(402) 395-3130 bchchr@boonecohealth.org