Karen Willett has lived in New Canaan for 8 years and has two sons, one in elementary school and one starting high school in the fall. Karen served on the Board of the West School Parent Teacher Council, as VP of Programs and then as Co-president from 2018-2020. She is deeply interested and engaged in how New Canaan's schools operate and has attended most Board of Education meetings, budget hearings, curriculum overviews and parent education forums over the past several years. Karen's professional experience includes fifteen years in consulting and Human Resources at PricewaterhouseCoopers and IBM. Currently, she does business development and account management at a financial technology start-up. She attended the College of William and Mary and has a BA in Economics.
Karen is running for a two-year term to fill a vacancy.