Leadership

About Tabitha

Executive Team

Tabitha Leaders

Board of Directors—Tabitha, Inc.

  • Renee Sjulin, Chair

    Vice President, Runza National

  • Neal Lyons, Vice Chair

    Chief Financial Officer, Unico Group, Inc.

  • James Anderson, CPA

    Partner, BKD, LLP

  • Dirk Brom, MD

    Retired Physician

  • Carol A. Friesen

    Chief Executive Officer, Northern Region, OSF HealthCare

  • Mark Hesser

    President and CEO, Pinnacle Bancorp

  • Bishop Brian Maas, ex officio

    Bishop, Nebraska Synod ELCA

  • Sherla Post

    Executive Vice President – Human Resources & Talent Management, Cornhusker Bank

  • Kimberly Rath

    Chairman and Co-Founder, Talent+

  • Eric Schafer

    President, Telesis Companies

  • Dr. Juliann Sebastian, PhD, RN, FAAN

    Dean and Professor, University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Nursing

  • Bryan Seck

    Director of Workforce Development, Lincoln Partnership for Economic Development
    Employment Skills Developer, Prosper Lincoln

Board of Directors—Tabitha Foundation

  • Lisa Smith, Chair

    Senior Vice President and Financial Advisor, D.A. Davidson & Co.

  • Leslie Gibbens, CCTS, CTFA, Vice Chair

    Vice President and Trust Services Advisor, Union Bank & Trust

  • Clark Anderson

    Owner, Pair-a-dice Properties

  • Chris Bockmann

    President, Bockmann Inc.

  • Lee Chapin

    National Sales Manager, Sandhills Publishing

  • John Miles

    Attorney, Cline Williams Wright Johnson & Oldfather

  • Jerry Prange

    Director of Business Development, PaigeWireless
    CEO, ChorChek

  • Aloha Schmid

    Retired Tabitha Hospice RN

  • Bill Strain, CPA, ABV, CVA

    Owner, William V. Strain LLC

  • Ava Thomas

    President and Publisher, Lincoln Journal Star

  • Katie W. Zulkoski

    Lobbyist, Zulkoski Weber LLC

Resources

To learn more about the state's first and most complete range of services for older adults, contact a Tabitha Senior Care Expert today or call 402.486.8520 for more information. We can connect you with the Tabitha resources that best fit you or your loved one's aging journey.

 

News Feed

Home injuries such as falls or accidents are a leading cause of death for Americans. Follow these tips to keep your home safe.

Tabitha is honored to be among the top award-winners for the Lincoln’s Choice Awards: BEST Home Health Care and among the best for: Senior Care, Senior Living Community, Place to Work and Speech Therapy.

Tabitha offers a variety of grief and support groups both online and in-person. Learn more.

Has a Tabitha nurse gone above and beyond to deliver compassionate care this year? Vote for these nurses by March 26 to be honored by local Lee Enterprises newspapers during National Nurses Week.

There is a lot of information out there about proper nutrition. What we should or should not eat seems to change every day, and it can be hard to keep track. Here are some ways to start getting your “plate in shape.”

Tabitha welcomes Melissa Murphy as community outreach and engagement coordinator, providing resources to help meet the needs of seniors and families in Kearney and surrounding areas. Learn more.

March for Meals is a month-long celebration of Tabitha’s longstanding Meals on Wheels program. This year, donations will be doubled thanks to a dollar-for-dollar match up to $50,000. Learn more.

Nonprofit Tabitha has promoted Susie Egr to Vice President, Business Development, to oversee business growth, development goals, community partnerships and market expansion opportunities for all Tabitha service lines. Learn more.

Nonprofit Tabitha has promoted Karen Cheesman, CBSW, to administrator of Tabitha Hospice. to provide oversight of all nursing and administrative staff throughout Tabitha’s 27-county service area. Learn more.

To have a good partnership with your doctor, it is important to talk about uncomfortable subjects, like recent falls, memory loss or prolonged grieving. Read more.

Tabitha made the top 5 in 7 categories for Lincoln's Choice Awards. Please vote daily through Sunday, Feb. 28 for: Home Health Care, Senior Care, Physical Therapy, Work Environment, Nonprofit, Senior Living Community and more.

Tabitha, Nebraska’s industry-leading Senior Care provider, offers a variety of support groups. Learn more.

Please vote Tabitha through Feb. 14, 2021, for Best of Otoe County in the hospice and home health category and more.

Taking care of your heart is a great step towards the best possible aging journey. By making the following healthy nutrition, exercise and lifestyle choices, people of all ages can reduce their risk for heart disease.

A group of speech-language pathologists, physical therapists and occupational therapists recently furthered their skills to serve clients with Parkinson’s disease and similar conditions. Learn more.