Barbara W Schaefer, JD

Senior Vice President, Human Resources and Corporate Secretary
Union Pacific

Barbara W. Schaefer was named Senior Vice President, Human Resources for Union Pacific Corporation in April 1997, and Corporate Secretary for Union Pacific Corporation in June 2004.  Prior to joining Union Pacific in 1981, Schaefer was an attorney in private practice in Omaha.

Schaefer is a member of the board of trustees of the Weitz Funds, a mutual fund company. She is active in the community and has served as a board member of many non-profit organizations. She is currently Chairman of the board of Children’s Hospital and Medical Center.

Schaefer holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, a J.D. from the University of Nebraska College of Law, and has completed the Program for Management Development at Harvard University.


Barbara W. Schaefer, JD
Senior Vice President, Human Resources and Corporate Secretary
Union Pacific

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