Rob Anderson, Chairperson
Rob Anderson has served on the LRHC Board of Directors since 2011, and currently serves as chairperson. He is a fifth generation ag producer and a lifelong Lexington area resident. He is a graduate of Lexington High School, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and the Nebraska LEAD Program. Rob enjoys being involved in many different aspects of the community, and also currently serves on the Lexington Community Foundation Board of Directors. He and his wife, Natalie have two daughters, Joelly and Camille. They are members of the United Methodist Church.
Amber Ackerson, Vice Chairperson
Amber Ackerson grew up in the small community of Polk, Nebraska, and is the youngest of three girls. She received her juris doctorate with distinction from the University of Nebraska College of Law. Amber is dedicated to her community and has been a member since 2006. She has been president of Lexington Area United Way, as well as president of the Lexington Area Chamber of Commerce, and the Lexington Regional Health Center Board since 2013.
Amber is currently in-house counsel for ruralMED Management Resources, LLC, in Holdrege, Nebraska. Amber previously worked as senior vice president of human capital at Orthman Manufacturing, Inc. and in private practice in Lexington, Nebraska. Amber is married to Brian Ackerson, together they have two beautiful daughters.
Tara Naprstek, Secretary & Treasurer
Tara Naprstek, chief financial officer at Dawson Public Power District, received her bachelor of science in comprehensive business administration with an accounting emphasis from the University of Nebraska, Kearney. She is a CPA with a small tax practice. Her prior professional experience includes public accounting and finance management roles with banks, a manufacturer, and a non-profit organization.
She is originally from North Loup, Nebraska. Tara is very involved in the Lexington community. She’s the president of the Lexington Area United Way and secretary/treasurer of the Council for Economic Development. Tara is a past president of the Lexington Area Chamber of Commerce.
Tara and her husband, Cody, a Lexington native, reside on a small acreage just outside of town. They enjoy traveling and spending time with friends and family.
Tucker Case, Board Member
Tucker Case was born and raised in Lexington, Nebraska. He graduated from Lexington High School in 2001. He attended the University of Nebraska at Kearney majoring in criminal justice and psychology. After completing two years of college, Tucker went on to become a certified law enforcement officer. He graduated the Nebraska Law Enforcement Training Academy in December of 2003 while employed with the Furnas County Sheriff’s Department. Tucker was hired by the Lexington Police Department where he proudly served as a police officer for 4 years.
In October of 2008 Tucker joined the Dawson County Sheriff’s Office where he has served as deputy, police service dog handler, sergeant, and currently serves as the operation lieutenant.
When he is not working, Tucker enjoys hunting and fishing and helping local farmer friends with irrigation pipe, harvest, and general farm work. Tucker is married to Beth, a native of Heartwell, and is also with the Nebraska State Patrol. They live on a small acreage north of Lexington with their three dogs Norman, Lucy, and, Tucker’s retired police dog, Tika.
Kenneth Harbison, Board Member
Kenneth R. Harbison was born and raised in rural Nebraska. He is a graduate of O’Neill High School, Wayne State College, and received his Juris Doctorate from Creighton University School of Law. After having a private legal practice in Lexington, Nebraska, Kenneth became the Dawson County Public Defender. He was formerly the President of the Dawson County Bar Association.
Kenneth enjoys spending time with his wife, Tracy Harbison, and his six wonderful children. He is looking forward to becoming a first time grandfather. The majority of his time is spent watching his children play sports and other activities. In his spare time, he enjoys hunting, camping, is an avid reader and lover of movies.