Our Leadership



Staci Barber

Co-Chair of JFNA's Holocaust Survivor Initiative


Staci Barber serves as a Co-Chair of JFNA’s Holocaust Survivor Initiative and is a steadfast advocate for supporting Holocaust survivors in need. 


Staci Barber is a retired attorney who left the practice of law in 2004 and has since been focused on volunteer and philanthropic efforts. She was formerly a partner in the litigation department of Weil, Gotshal, & Manges, and after that worked at GE Capital Corporation as Litigation Counsel for four years. Staci is on the board of UJA/Federation of New York, where she is Co-Chair of UJA’s Community Initiative for Holocaust Survivors, which raises and allocates more than $3 million per year for survivors. She also serves in lay leadership as Vice Chair of UJA Women and Co-Chair of KDS Women, and is on the Campaign Steering Committee. In addition, Staci serves on the Board and Executive Committee of Selfhelp Community Services Inc., where she chairs the Holocaust Survivor Services Committee of the Board and serves on the Development Committee. Staci is passionate about Selfhelp’s vow to be the “last surviving relative” for the survivor population in New York and particularly loves attending and bringing friends to coffee houses, thereby bringing joy to all parties.