Barri Waltcher - President

When Barri and her husband Dan joined Shaaray Tefila in 2001, she quickly became enamored with the synagogue’s worship style and educational approach. An active lay leader for the past 10 years, Barri chaired the CERT Committee during the Rabbinic Search Process, Religious School Committee, the UJA/Measuring Success survey project, and the BRIT teen engagement initiative, and she served on the Re-Imagine Committee and the Vision Steering Committee. Barri has been a Trustee since 2009, and was Vice-President for the last three years. Her two college-aged children, Sarah and David, attended Religious School and celebrated their bnai mitzvah at Shaaary Tefila, and Sarah was the TaSTY Youth Group President in 2011-12. Barri is a private career coach, instructor at NYU’s School of Continuing and Professional Studies, and a speaker on career topics.