President & Chief Executive Officer

Tanya Sharp

Tanya earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Healthcare Administration from Minnesota State University-Moorhead and her Masters in Healthcare Administration from Bellevue University. She is a graduate of the Nebraska Hospital Association Leadership Institute and now serves as a mentor to other healthcare executives enrolled in the program.

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. Locally, Tanya serves on the Albion Economic Development Committee and is on the Nebraska Health Association (NHA) Policy and Development Board.

Contact:(402) 395-3213

Vice President of Fiscal Services & Chief Financial Officer

Rita Liss

Rita earned her Diploma of Professional Accounting from the Lincoln School of Commerce. She is a graduate of the Nebraska Hospital Association’s Leadership Institute and a member of the Healthcare Financial Management Association and the healthcare Management Systems users group. Rita joined BCHC in 1987.

Contact:(402) 395-3133

Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Lynette Kramer

Dr. Lynette Kramer is a graduate of the University of Nebraska Medical School (1995) and from the Lincoln Family Practice Residency Program in 1998. She joined the Boone County Health Center and Medical Clinics in 1998. Dr. Kramer was elected Chief Medical Officer at the Health Center in 2013 and as such acts as a liaison between the medical providers and administration. Dr. Kramer and her husband, Todd, have three children and reside in Albion.

Vice President of Patient Services & Director of Nursing

Cindy Lesiak, RN

Cindy Lesiak, RN is the Vice President of Clinical and Patient Services at the Boone County Health Center. She is a graduate of the University of Nebraska Medical Center Nursing Program. She is a member of the Nebraska Organization of Nurse Leaders and serves on the advisory committee for the nursing program at both Columbus and Norfolk Community Colleges. Cindy has been with the Health Center since 1997 and is married with three children.

Contact: (402) 395-3167

Vice President of Corporate Compliance & Risk Management

Jeanne Temme, RN

Jeanne Temme, RN is the Vice President of Corporate Compliance and Risk Management for the Boone County Health Center. Jeanne has her Registered Nursing Degree from St. Josephs School of Nursing in Sioux City, IA. She started work with Boone County Health Center as a staff nurse in 1981. Jeanne has been a committee member for the Quality & Risk Management Society, Advanced Practitioners of Infection Control and National Risk Management Society. She is a past president of the Nebraska Healthcare Quality & Risk Management Association and currently serves on the Nebraska Hospital Association Work Comp Committee. Jeanne is married and has three children.

Contact:(402) 395-3154 

Vice President of Human Resources

Jennifer Beierman

Jennifer Beierman has been with the Health Center since 1999. She began her career at the hospital in the Payroll Department. She received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Management of Human Resources from Bellevue University in Omaha. She is a member of the Society of Human Resource Management and the American Society of Healthcare Human Resources. Jennifer and her husband, Donald, have three children and live in Albion.

Contact:(402) 395-3130 

Vice President of Information Technology & Chief Information Officer

Larry Zoucha

Larry Zoucha was named Vice President of Information Technology at the Boone County Health Center in December 2013. Larry 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. He has ten years experience in Information Technology with the Health Center. Prior to working at the Health Center, he worked as an office equipment technician. In May 2008 Larry was chosen by Health Center staff as the Caring Kind Recipient. Larry and his spouse, Bonnie, have four children and live in Cedar Rapids, NE.

Contact:(402) 395-3112